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Donald Robertson
Most Creative People 2015

Donald Robertson

Artist, SVP of global creative development, Estée Lauder

For launching an art career with a kiss
Most Creative People

Donald Robertson is a Toronto-born New-York based artist whose prolific career spans decades and industries. Robertson has dedicated his whole career to the creative industry, most recently rejoining Estée Lauder on special projects. Robertson worked with the founders of MAC Cosmetics, where he helped launch Viva Glam to raise millions globally for the fight against AIDS. Next, trading in beauty for fashion, Robertson launched American Marie Claire before redesigning American Glamour with Hearst and Condé Nast. He focused free time on his solo art career after Instagram launched him into the global spotlight. Recent highlights include illustrations commissioned by the White House and Jo Carole Lauder to raise awareness for FAPE, an art show at Colette in Paris, collaborations with prolific fashion designers including Giles Deacon and shoe designer Brian Atwood, his 2014 CFDA nomination as the first ever “Instagrammer of the year,” his first solo gallery show at Eric Firestone Gallery in East Hampton, and the birth of his twin boys, Charlie and Henry.

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