Born in Quebec City in 1939, Robert Savoie studied from 1957 to 1962 at the Institute of Graphic Arts and the École des beaux-arts de Montréal. He completed his education at the Chelsea School of Art in London and at the Atelier 17 in Paris, as well as an internship in Scandinavia and a study tour in Japan. He was able to benefit a few times from the financial support of different prizes and scholarships. He was a professor at the École des beaux-arts de Montréal from 1968 to 1970. Robert Savoie’s works are now found in numerous large private and public collections, notably in the collection of the Université de Sherbrooke .