Robusti was born in Parma in 1956. After completing a classical studies diploma and a degree in Law, he dedicated himself to the study of the pictorial technique, with particular reference to the seventeenth century school of van Dick and Rubens. In 1986 his first exhibition, «De rerum natura» took place in the Consigli Arte, Parma. In 1991, in the same gallery, he contributed to an exhibition of portraits, introduced by Federico Zeri. Since then he has been mainly dedicating himself to portrait painting.