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Master art plans for downtown Seattle…

From the Office of Arts and Culture blog …. An artistic vision for downtown Seattle, brought to you by Susan Robb Artist Susan Robb has been commissioned by the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to research, develop, and create a Public Art Plan for downtown Seattle. […]

Kickstart Wild Times!

Hello Friends, In less than three months I embark on Wild Times, a work that explores wildness in contemporary life via new media, social engagement, and a 2,650 mile hike. I invite you to join me through satellite events happening at over seven west coast host venues, various calls to collaborate, and a series of […]

Soft Power, Activated

Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 7:00pm Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington Campus You are cordially invited to: As part of Soft Power, Activated my presentation – part multimedia talk, part participatory studio – will cover such topics as the phonebook, place, the art of letter writing, social media, chance, penmanship, and desire. Bring your favorite pen. In conjunction […]



Susan Robb: SKYPE SKUPLT STUDIO October 24 – December 15, 2012 Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 24, 5 – 8 pm SKYPE SKULPT STUDIO is an investigation of communication, decentralization, and the thing-ness of speech.. Over the course of the exhibition, Susan Robb will collaboratively create sculptures with local, national, and international artists, using SKYPE video calls. […]

City Arts magazine back page

Breathing Life into the Bubble May 25, 2012 | by SUSAN ROBB I was six, it was the 1970s, and I lived in southeastern Connecticut. My world consisted of riding bikes, climbing things, swimming in the summer, skating in the winter and dancing to AM radio. I was bored. I began creating unusual situations to amuse […]


Parking Squid christening

CALLING ALL BIKE LOVERS, CEPHALOPOD LOVERS, BIKERS WHO LOVE CEPHALOPODS, CEPHLAPODS WHO LOVE BIKES and those that just aren’t sure! Your presence is requested at the SQUID PARKING “OPENING”. Enjoy squid-shaped cookies, “christening juice”, and lovely other things from me, Sierra Nelson, and special guest appreciators of all things squidtastic! Thursday May 31st 4:30 – […]

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Look what washed up …

You can find her at Seattle Center on the north side of EMP. Special thanks to Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs and Michael Ryndinski  at Decorative Metal Arts.

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Coming Soon – Parking Squid!

Parking Squid will soon take to the streets! She will be installed in Seattle Center the morning of May 4th as part of Seattle Center’s Next 50 a “dialogue about the social and intellectual capital that feeds our region’s –and the world’s – creative energy. Parking Squid, may well be a friend to those giant […]

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Start breaking in your walking shoes …

Tolt Pipeline Trail, The Long Walk, 2011 Stock up on moleskin and start breaking in your walking shoes, The Long Walk is ON – July 26th-29th! Once again I will lead 50 trail trampers on a 4-day, 45-mile pedestrian adventure through the cities, suburbs, farmlands, and forests of King County using the Regional Trails System. […]

Art and Social Practice

In Portland, OR from May 18 – 20, 2012 I will be participating in Open Engagement an international conference on socially engaged art. I will be presenting as part of a panel called A Surrounded Space that Expands in the Direction You Walk moderated by Dillon de Give that includes James Rojas, Stephanie Springgay, Moira Williams, Hannah Jickling, […]

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