Robbie Sugg was born in Berkeley, California in 1987. After spending their childhood in a commune in the East Bay hills, they were later raised in the Diablo Valley, and came of age in San Francisco.

 Their artwork has been exhibited throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and New Mexico, as well as in New York City, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom. They have been included in exhibitions at such venues as The Lab (San Francisco), Gallery Ex Libris/Bird & Beckett (San Francisco), FICTILIS (Oakland, CA), SITE Santa Fe (NM), University of New Mexico Museum of Art (Albuquerque), Art Ark Gallery (San José, CA), The Citadel (San José, CA), and El Arsenal de la Marina (San Juan, PR).

They hold an MFA in Art Practice with an emphasis on Printmaking and Painting from the University of New Mexico, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Painting, Drawing and Printmaking with a minor in Japanese, from San José State University in California.


 Their poetry has appeared in journals including Elohi Gadugi, Lummox, Earthen Lamp, Caesura, The Café Review, Cape Cod Poetry Review, The Newport Review, Flying Fish, and others. Their first book, Koccha and Other Poems, was published in the Spring of 2014 by DaysEye Press. They have participated in numerous readings throughout the Bay Area, New England, New Mexico, and Hawai'i.

 They play the guzheng, a 22-stringed Chinese zither.


 They currently reside in Albuquerque, New Mexico.