ROBIN WAS BORN AND RAISED IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. HIS PARENTS NANCY AND WALTER CHAPPELL ARE NOTED VISUAL ARTISTS.

THE INFLUENCE OF HIS PARENTS LED TO HIS PURSUIT OF GRAPHIC ARTS AS A CREATIVE EXPRESSION.

HIS JOY OF RIDING BIKES AND PERUSING MARKET AISLES FOR THE LATEST MICRO-BREW CONTINUES TO THIS DAY.

 
 
   
       
       
 

 

 

ROBIN'S MOTHER SITS HERE ON THEIR PORCH WITH THEIR FAMILY DOG, CASPER CIRCA 1980. ROBIN THOROUGHLY ENJOYED THE CLOSE COMMUNITY IN THE RURAL NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE HE WAS RAISED.

 
       
       
       
 

 

ROBIN HAS TAUGHT IN A FRENCH IMMERSION PROGRAM SINCE 1995.

HIS BACKGROUND IN LANGUAGE ACQUISITION IS EXTENSIVE.

 
       
       
       
 

 

ROBIN ATTENDED UCSC, GRADUATING IN 1994 WITH A B.A. IN LANGUAGE STUDIES.

HE LATER EARNED A MASTERS DEGREE IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP FROM THE UOFO.