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Andrew C Robinson
Brooklyn, NY
Neighborhood: Bushwick



ARTIST STATEMENT:

Andrew Cornell Robinson's work includes ceramics, mixed media sculpture and work on paper that often bridges eccentric content with craft and assemblage materials. Using industrial design personae and other narrative strategies, Robinson creates works that explore revisionist histories through the production of art and craft objects. He employs an interdisciplinary approach to media and making; primarily creating ceramic sculptures and works on paper with an array of media and methods including mixed media sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking and performance.


He works under the auspices of the arts and crafts research studio; a multidisciplinary workshop where he develops independent and collaborative projects with curators, designers and artisans and an interdisciplinary group of makers.


Robinson received an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York City, and he studied ceramics at the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, and the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, where he received a BFA in ceramics. He lives and works in New York City and is a member of the faculty at Parsons School of Design.

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ARTIST RESUME:


Selected Exhibitions



  • Ceramics by Andrew Cornell Robinson and watercolors by Gordon Feary, David & Schweitzer Contemporary, Brooklyn, New York, 2016

  • Precarious Constructs, co-curated by Levan Mindiashvili and Etty Yaniv, Venus Knitting Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

  • PopUp, Kustra Projects, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

  • NOMENCoLorATURE, Curator Paul D’Agostino, Studio 10 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

  • Ultra Pro- Sculptures that Cook!, Curator Michael Tong, Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, NY, 2016

  • Accidental Revolutionary…, Christopher Stout Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

  • BHQFU, Book Fair, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

  • Rebus, Spring Break, Curators Will Hutnick and Christopher Stout, New York, NY, 2016

  • Army of Lovers, Christopher Stout Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

  • Satellite Fair, CSG/NY, curated by Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Miami, FL, 2015

  • Gift Shop, Satellite Fair, Curated by Brian Andrew Whiteley, Miami, FL 2015

  • Parsons Pop Up / Print Shop & Show, Parsons, New York, NY, 2015

  • Skin In The Game, Phoenix Lindsey-Hall, Josh Kil, Andrew Cornell Robinson, Anne Sherwood Pundyk, Vincent Tiley, J. Morrison, Brian Whiteley, and Kelsey Shwetz, CSG/NY, Brooklyn, NY, 2015.

  • Pop Up Exhibition, Kustera Projects, Brooklyn, NY 2015

  • Premier Showcase, Christopher Stout Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

  • Making History, StoreFront Ten Eyck Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

  • Fred Frelinghuysen Presents, Queens, NY, 2015

  • Select Contemporary Art Fair, BACG, Miami, FL, 2014

  • Sodom + Gomorrah, Degenerate Craft Fair, New York, NY, 2014

  • Atelier Populaire Printshop, Queens Art Intervention, Ridgewood, NY, 2014

  • Echo Art Fair, curated by Christopher Stout, BACG, Buffalo, NY, 2014

  • Meeting Past, Akin Free Library and Museum, curated by Bibiana Huang Matheis, Pawling, NY, 2014

  • Pulling the Devil’s Tail, a group print exhibition, Curated by Michael Kirk, Horace Mann School, Bronx, NY, 2014

  • Mariposa, a collaboration with George Plionis, Fitzgerald Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2014

  • Eternal Misunderstandings…, Fred Frelinghuysen Presents, New York, NY, 2014

  • Swimming With Water Moccasins, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Chatham, NY, 2014

  • I Want Love, Rox Gallery, New York, New York, 2014

  • New Ceramics: Andrew Cornell Robinson, et al, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY. 2013

  • Faculty Showcase, Parsons, the New School for Design, New York, NY. 2012

  • Nurture Art, Juried Benefit, Brooklyn, New York. 2012

  • Disobedience, Anna Kustera, New York, New York, 2011

  • The Eye in Eyelevel, Group Exhibition, Eye Level BQE, Brooklyn, New York, 2011

  • Naming of the Animals, Curious Matter, Jersey City, New Jersey, 2011

  • The Box Which Contains the World, Curator Ali Aschman, Brooklyn Fire Proof Gallery, 2010

  • Bloodlines, Eye Level BQE, New York, 2010

  • Groundswell, Affirmation Arts, New York, New York, 2010

  • Focus, Eye Level BQE, Brooklyn, New York, 2010

  • ABCyz, Silver Shed, New York, New York, 2009

  • Brooklyn Artillery, Brooklyn, New York, 2009

  • Shark Mother, Brooklyn, New York, 2009

  • Groundswell, Affirmation Arts, New York, New York, 2009

  • Eye Level BQE, Brooklyn, New York, 2009

  • Red Badge of Courage ReVisited, Curator Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Newark Arts Council, Newark, New Jersey. 2008

  • Crime Drama, Eye Level Gallery, at Victor Osborne, Brooklyn, New York, 2008

  • Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, New York, 2008

  • In Your Presence, Open Spaces, Curator Steven Weintraub, Brooklyn, December 2007

  • 30th NYU Small Works Exhibition, juried by Jim Kempner, Washington Square Galleries, New York, New York, February 2007

  • New Paintings in the viewing room at the Paul Sharpe Gallery, New York, New York, November 2006

  • Bodily, a group exhibition curator Steven Weintraub, Collision Machine, Brooklyn, New York, October 2006

  • Matzo Files, Matzo Files Gallery, New York, New York, 2004-2006

  • Remy Toledo Gallery, New York, 2005

  • Post Cards from the Edge, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, New York, 2005

  • Walk The Windows, Installation on Atlantic Avenue with “Build The Boulevard”, Brooklyn, New York, 2003

  • Head Shot, Monmouth County Arts Council, Red Bank, New Jersey, 2003

  • Snap Shot Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York, 2002

  • Snap Shot Beaver College, Fine Arts Gallery, Glenside, PA, 2001

  • Snap Shot Baltimore Contemporary Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, 2001

  • Street Paintings, Halcyon, Brooklyn, New York, 2000


Education



  • M.F.A. School of Visual Arts, New York, New York.

  • B.F.A. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore Maryland.

  • Ceramic Sculpture, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland.


Awards



  • Design Improv, Cross School Funds Grant, New School, New York, NY, 2013

  • Artist Summer Institute, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and Creative Capital, New York, New York, 2012.

  • Edward Albee Foundation, Residency fellow.

  • First Prize, SOWEBO Arts Festival, Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Merit Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore Maryland.

  • Departmental Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore Maryland.

  • Travel Award, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 1990.

  • Merit Award, Juried Sculpture Exhibition, Fox Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, 1989.


Affiliations



  • College Art Association

  • The Foucault Society Former founding member of the Board of Directors.

  • American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA), New York, New York.

  • The Interaction Design Group (IxDG) An international organization comprised of designers and academics working in interaction design.




Symposia



  • Design Thinking Panel Discussion, Brand Hackers, New York, New York, 2013

  • Visiting Artist, Fashion, MFA program, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, New York, 2012

  • Visiting Artist, Columbia University, Lecture on product design and brand strategy. Sponsored by the Luxury Education Foundation, 2012

  • Assemble, Crafts Council of the United Kingdom, guest speaker, London, UK, June 2010.

  • CHI Conference, Peer panel judge, Atlanta, Georgia, 2010.

  • Pratt, Living Out Loud Panel Discussion, Brooklyn, New York, 2008.

  • Brooklyn College, Visiting Artist Lecture, Brooklyn, New York, 2008.

  • Parsons School of Design, Visiting Critic for the Design and Management Thesis Review, New York, New York, 2005 - 2008.

  • Navigating the Narrative in Art and Interactive Design, Siegel & Gale, New York, New York, 2001.

  • Narrative Architecture, Living Surfaces Conference, American Center for Design,
    Chicago, Illinois, 2000.

  • Visiting Artist Lecture Series, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York, 1993-1994.

  • Clay in the East Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, 1991.


Bibliography



  • I Magnifici 9. C.C.A. Congiunzioni Coordinanti Avversative. Andrew Cornell Robinson, Doron Langberg e Kyle Coniglio at Anna Kustera, by Luca Labanca, Art Tribune,5 April 2013.

  • Art Rx: Ceramic Art Andrew Cornell Robinson at Anna Kustera Gallery, by Hrag Vartanian, HyperAllergic, March 27, 2013.

  • In The Studio, International Sculpture Center, August 29, 2012, by Jan Castro.
  • 20 Must-See Studios, Exhibitions, And Events at Bushwick Opens Studios 2012, by Benjamin Sutton, Art Info, June 2012.

  • Open season! It’s Bushwick’s biggest art event of the year, by Aaron Short, The Brooklyn Paper, June 2012.

  • Art Rx: 2012 Bushwick Open Studios Edition, by Jillian Steinhauer with listings by Hrag Vartanian, HyperAllergic, May 31, 2012.

  • My neighbors at 117 Grattan Street, by Sharon Butler, Two Coats of Paint, May 31, 2012.

  • 20 Must-See Studios, Exhibitions, And Events at Bushwick Opens Studios 2012, by Benjamin Sutton, Art Info, June 2012.

  • Open season! It’s Bushwick’s biggest art event of the year, by Aaron Short, The Brooklyn Paper, June 2012.

  • Curated for the Locally Conscious Shopper, Bound New York, June 2012.

  • Disobedience: Andrew Cornell Robinson at Anna Kustera, by Catherine Spaeth, Huffington Post, December 2011

  • Create Or Else, interview, Edward Albee Foundation, createorelse.com, Ogilvy, October 2010

  • Open studio day was hot, Aaron Short, New York Post, 9 June 2010

  • algo más…. an interview with Colour Me In, Mexico City, 2009

  • A conversation with artists Michelle Lopez and Andrew Cornell Robinson, Sculpture Magazine, Fall 2009

  • The Breakaway Republic of Bushwick Brooklyn Rail, July 2008.

  • Installations Steal the Show at 2007 Bushwick Open Studios by Hrag Vartanian, hragvartanian.com June 3, 2007

  • CAA Queer Art Caucus, Publications Index, Spring 2007

  • Robert Appleton "Another Green World" and Andrew Cornell Robinson "In the Viewing Room" at Paul Sharpe Gallery, Gay City News, November 30 2006

  • Walk The Windows of Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn Blog, Brooklyn, New York, 2003

  • Censorship at Sowebo, Harry Newspaper, Baltimore, MD, June, 1991

 








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