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Susan Robb

Education
    University of Washington, Seattle WA | MFA, Photography
  Syracuse University, Syracuse NY | BFA, Photography, BA, Art History
Grants, Awards, and Residencies
2014   Djerassi Alumni Residency
 
2013   Creative Capital Grant
  Americans for the Arts/Public Art Network - America’s Top 50 Public Art Projects 2012
 
2012   4Culture Group Project Grant
  Djerassi Resident Artists Program
  Vermont Studio Center
 
2011   Artist Trust GAP Grant
  Artist Trust Fellowship
  Store Front Project
  4Culture Site Specific Projects Grant
 
2008   4Culture Site Specific Projects Grant
  Artist Trust Grant for Artist Projects
  Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center
 
2007   King County Performance Network Grant
 
2005   Pollock-Krasner Fellowship
  4Culture Special Projects Grant
 
2004   City of Seattle CityArtist Project Grant
  King County Works on Paper Collection Award
  Vain's Freethinkers Residency
  PONCHO Artist
 
2003   The Stranger Genius Award
  Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency
 
2002   Artist Trust Fellowship
 
2001   911 Media Arts Center, New Works Laboratory
Public Commissions
2010 - 2012   4Culture/King County’s Department of Natural Resources & Parks | The Long Walk
 
2010   4Culture/King County’s Department of Natural Resources & Parks | Trails Project
 
2009   SDOT/Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs | Parking Squid
  SPU/ Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs | Water Lab
Public Presentations of Work
2014   Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA| Wild Times
  Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Desert, CA | Wild Times
  826 Valencia, San Francisco, CA | Wild Times
  Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA | Wild Times
  The Frye Museum, Seattle, WA | Wild Times
  Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA | Wild Times
 
2013   Vignettes, Seattle, WA | Upper Kingdom
  BMW Building, Seattle, WA | ONN/OF “a light festival”
 
2012   Main Gallery, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA | SKYPE SKULPTR STUDIO
  King County Regional Trails, WA | The Long Walk, 2012
  Family Business, New York, NY | Sun Worshippers
  City of Seattle | Parking Squid
  he Sweater Factory, Seattle, WA | ONN / OF "a light festival"
 
2011   King County Regional Trails, WA | The Long Walk, 2011
  Vignettes, Seattle, WA | This Is The Crisis I Knew Had To Come (Brutally Taking Its Toll)
  Vignettes Pop-up Exhibition, New York, NY | Show and Tell
2010   Open Satellite for City Arts Festival, Seattle WA | Sleeper Cell Training Camp
  King County Regional Trails, WA | The Long Walk, 2010
  King County Regional Trails, WA | Scent of the Trails
  Soos Creek Trail, WA | Caribou Cards
  Western Washington University Gallery, Bellingham WA; Hallie Ford Museum of Art Willamette University, Salem OR;
Boise Art Museum, Boise ID
| Critical Messages: Contemporary Northwest Artists on the Environment
  Whatcom Museum, Bellingham WA | Show Of Hands: Northwest Women Artists
 
2009   Lawrimore Project, Seattle WA, Masked Infants Milking The Earth
  Discover Greens, Houston TX, City Center, El Paso Texas | Light As Air
  Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma WA | Tacoma Biennial
 
2008   34 Muhsamstrasse, Berlin Germany | Microstick
  Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center, Maui HI | Cyanokites
  Volunteer Park, Seattle, WA;
Montclair Museum, Montclair, NJ;
Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, Texas
| Warmth, Giant Black Toobs
  Lawrimore Project, Seattle WA | The Challenge Nature Provides
 
2007   Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland WA | Help me I'm Hurt
  New American Art Union, Portland OR | Invisible Other
  School of Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington IN | Human Nature
 
2006   Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland WA | Wired Forest
  Swing Space, New York NY | Sonic Channels Emerging Media Publics
  Blindside Gallery, Melbourne Australia | Ulterior Modish
 
2005   Parker's Box, Brooklyn NY | IM5 International Art Market
  Mobileart 05, Roda Sten, Gothenburg Sweden | Today in Paradise- Genetics and Art
  Platform Gallery, Seattle WA | Recording Field Level Five
 
2003   Henry Art Gallery, Seattle WA;
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley CA;
Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis MN;
Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston IL
| Gene(sis): Contemporary Art Explores Human Genomics
  Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA | Airlifted to Safety
  Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA | Contemporary Northwest Women Photographers
 
2002   Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA | Seedling
Teaching, Talks and Lectures
2013 Panelist | 2013 Ned Behnke Annual Lecture, Seattle, WA
 
2012 Panelist | Open Engagement Conference, Portland, OR
 
2010 Teaching Artist | Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
 
2008 Panelist | Global Creative Leadership Summit; Louise T. Blouin Foundation, New York, NY
 
2003 - 2008 Adjunct Professor | University of Washington, Seattle WA
 
2007 Teaching Artist | Frye Art Museum, Seattle WA
 
2005 - 2007 Teaching Artist | Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
Catalogs
2012 "Sun Worshippers" | Vignettes
 
2010 Open Landscapes - Closed Rooms | Livraison No.4
"Critical Messages: Contemporary Northwest Artists on the Environment" | Hallie Ford Museum of Art and Western Gallery
 
2007 "Human Nature" | SoFA Indiana University Bloomington
 
2003 "Gene(sis)" CD-ROM| Henry Art Gallery
 
2002 "Lava 2002" | Thread
"Fashion is Art" | Thread
Bibliography
Sept. 10, 2014 The Stranger | Susan Robb Is Going from Mexico to Canada Like No Artist Has Gone Before – Jen Graves
 
July 28, 2014 CityArts | Westward Expansion - Amanda Manitach
 
Aug. 11, 2013 The Seattle Times | Susan Robb: Connecting People And the Wilderness – Robert Ayers
 
July 2012 CityArts | "Breathing Life into the Bubble" - Susan Robb
 
July 2011 CityArts | “A Different Kind Of Walk” - Jonathan Zwickel
 
April 2010 Sculpture | "Light as Air Houston" - Allison Hunter
 
Jan/Feb 2009 Sculpture | “Susan Robb Lawrimore Project” - Kazuko Natake
 
Fall/Winter 2008 ArtUS | “Susan Robb, Lawrimore Project” - Elizabeth Pence
 
May 7, 2008 The Stranger | “Global Warning” - Jen Graves
 
April 21, 2008 The Seattle Times | “Susan Robb Takes Recycling Art to a Very Personal Level” - Regina Hackett
 
Feb 20, 2008 Seattle Weekly | “Robb's Big Idea” - Brian J. Barr
 
Fall 2007 Arcade | “The Surreal Environmentalist Environments of Susan Robb” - Matthew Richter
 
July 11, 2007 The Stranger | “One Tenth of a Toob” - Graves, Jen
 
July 2007 Rivet | “Artist Portfolio” (w/ limited addition Power Plants seed package) - Leah Balthus
 
Dec. 2006 Artweek | “This is Gallery at Lawrimore Project” - Elizabeth Pence
 
Nov. 2005 Artweek | “Susan Robb at Platform Gallery” - Elizabeth Pence
 
Sept. 9, 2005 Seattle Post Intelligencer | "Robb's Alluring Images" - Judy Wagonfeld
 
2005 Art et Biotechnologies, Presses de l'Universite du Quebec, Louise Poissant et Ernestine Daubner
 
Oct. 8, 2003 The Stranger | “Genius, Visual Art, Susan Robb” - Emily Hall
 
Oct. 2003 HYLE, International Journal for the Philosophy of Chemistry | “Aesthetics and Visualization in Chemistry” - Tami Spector & Joachim Schummur & David Spalding
 
Vol. 36, 2003 Leonardo, Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology | " The Golden Tower Project; The Art of Burning Man"
 
October, 2002 Artweek | "The Missing Link: Art, Biotechnology, and the Disappearance of Difference" - David Spalding
 
May 26, 2002 The New York Times | “The Wonders of Genetics Breed an New Art” - Steve Henry Madoff

 

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