Roianne Hart was born in Long Beach, California and always knew she wanted to be a painter. After attending UCLA, she enrolled at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. After graduating she worked as an illustrator for McDonnell-Douglas and later as a freelance illustrator. For many years she focused on the human figure, but since moving to the Monterey Peninsula in 1998 her attention shifted to include landscape. Roianne has been a member of the Carmel Art Association since 2003.