Elpedio Robinson became aware of a natural talent of art while he was in high school and with the encouragement of his art teacher, he resolved to develop that talent. in 1979 he entered the EdnaManleyCollegeof the Visual & Performing Arts in Kingston, Jamaica, where he specialized in Painting. He received his first major commission in his final year of art school: a public commission to portray the historic 1865 Morant Bay Rebellion. He has had a number of solo and group exhibitions in Jamaicaand his work can be found in collections in Jamaica, England, USA, Canadaand Egypt.
A popular artist inJamaica, Robinson works in a realist style, recalling theJamaica of his childhood, through the games he played as a child and the activities of daily life at a time when life was simpler.