Halina Robinson was born in Poland. From 1945-51 she lived in Sweden where she completed her academic education. She has resided in Canada since 1951.
Halina received her first formal art instruction in London, Ontario form Dr. Clair Bice. She has studied under Theresa Cosgrove, G.B. Pierrier, R. Fenwick, S. Menkes and Carl Schaefer. She attended summer courses at fine arts schools at Banff, Doon and Actinolite and evening courses at H. B. Beal Tech and the University of Western Ontario.