For over thirty-five years, Fischer has been blurring the lines between art, architecture and design. For over twenty years, Zahner has been working with Fischer to create unique permanent artworks around the United States.

As described by Daniel Weiner, R.M. Fischer's artworks are both hard and soft, industrial and playful. In the case of Zahner fabrications, these artworks tend towards industrial, playful, and metallic, having worked with the artist on project's in Seattle, Cleveland, and Kansas City.

Fischer is acclaimed for his monumental site-specific public art commissions. The public sculptures, "Rector Gate" and "Battery Tunnel Clock" can be seen in lower-Manhattan. His most notable public work is the Kansas City "Sky Stations" which crowns the convention center and shapes the skyline of city. R.M. 

Fischer has had over 30 solo exhibitions, including an exhibition at the Whitney Museum in 1984. His work is included numerous public collections including, The Museum of Modern Art, The Brooklyn Art Museum, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Carnegie Museum of Fine Art and the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts.