Ann Robinson

 

EDUCATION

1980
Diploma of Fine Arts, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013
Capital, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Brim, FHE Galleries, Auckland, New Zealand

2012
The Thick and Thin of It, Milford Galleries, Queenstown, New Zealand

2010
Abundance, PHE Galleries, Auckland, New Zealand
Masterworks, Milford Galleries, Queenstown, New Zealand

2009
Celebrating the Recession, Milford House Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand

2008
Divaricate, FHE Galleries, Auckland, New Zealand
A Trans Tasman Sampler, Axia Modern Art, Melbourne, Australia

2006
Ann Robinson, R. Duane Reed, St Louis, Missouri, USA

2005
A Sombre Take, FHE Galleries, Auckland, New Zealand

2002-2003
Pacific Rim: Anne Robinson’s Glass, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand

2001
Ann Robinson: Light From New Zealand, Gallerie Jean Claude Chapellotte, Luxembourg

2000
Old Zeal: New Zeal, Axia Modern Art, Melbourne, Australia

1999
Adrift, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA

1998
Ann Robinson, Casting Light: A Survey of Glass Casting 1981-1997, Dowse Art Museum, Wellington; and New Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

1997
Tall Poppies, Lopdell House Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
A Point in Time, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

1995
Ann Robinson: A Survey, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA

1994
Ann Robinson at Masterworks, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Ann Robinson, Galierie L, Hamburg, Germany
From Fantasy to Function, V. Kurts Bingham Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

1993
Ann Robinson, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle. Washington, USA

1992
Ann Robinson, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

1984
Ann Robinson, Artisan Centre, Auckland New Zealand

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2009
Looking Glass: Reflecting Ideas, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui; and Porirua Gallery, Porirua, New Zealand
Luminaries, Sabbia Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2007
Smart Works: Design and the Handmade, Powerhouse, Sydney, Australia

2006
111, FHE Galleries, Auckland, New Zealand
Contemporary Glass, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2005
Garden Varieties, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Axia Modern Art, Sydney, Australia
Glass Invitational 2005, Milford Galleries, Dunedin; Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland; Pataka Art + Museum, Porirua; Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand

2003-2004
Southern Exposure, Glassmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark

2003
IS AS: Landscape as a Metaphor, Milford Galleries, Dunedin, New Zealand

2001
Transparent Things, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

2000
Creativity and Collaboration: Pilchuck Glass School’s 30 Years, Bumbershoot 2000 Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington, USA

1999
New Zealand Glass, Axia Modern Art, Melbourne, Australia

1997
John Elder Gallery, New York, USA
Art in Glass, Editions Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Ledbetter Lusk Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA

1997
Introductions VII, Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Celia Kennedy Gallery, Queenstown, New Zealand
Mastercast, Glass Artist Gallery, Sydney, Australia
On Form, Lopdell House Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
SOFA Miami Exposition, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA

1995
The Vessel Aesthetic, Kavesh Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho, USA

1994
Breaking the Mold: New Kilnformed Glass, Heller Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Glass from the Pacific Rim, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, USA

1993
Parriott, Perkins and Robinson, Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition at Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Annual Pilchuck Exhibition, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA
Pilchuck Glass Exhibition, SeaTac Airport, Seattle, Washington, USA

1992
Cribbs, Marioni and Robinson, Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition at Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Glass Now ’92, Tokyo, Japan
International Directions in Glass, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Treasures of the Underworld, Seville, Spain

1991
The Executive Suite, Crafts Council Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand Glass Review, Compendium Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

1990
New Zealand Crafts Council, Wellington, New Zealand

1989-1991
Australian Kilnformed Glass, Kurland/Summers Gallery, Los Angeles; Heller Gallery, New York; and Habatat Gallery, Detroit, USA

1988
Australian Kilnformed Glass, Craft Council Gallery of ACT, Australia
World Glass Now ’88, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan
Stones in Glass Houses, Villas Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand Expo Exposition of Craft, Brisbane, Australia

1987
Winstone Biennale, Auckland Museum, Auckland

1986
Phillips Glass Exhibition, Auckland Museum, Auckland
Sunbeam Glassworks, Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, Wellington

SELECTED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, Auckland, New Zealand
Bellevue Public Library, Bellevue, Washington, USA
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, USA
The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Irvin J. Borowsky, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ISA
Karen John Boyd, Racine, Wisconsin, USA
Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Christchurch, New Zealand
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington, USA
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand
Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia
Stadtmuseum, Gottingen, Germany
Sain Paul Companies, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Dan Chappell, “Defining Light and Space,” Art News New Zealand, (Spring 2008).
Dan Klein, Artists in Glass: Late Twentieth Century Masters in Glass (London: Mitchell Beazley Millers, 2001), pp. 197-198.
-, Glass: A Contemporary Art (London: William Collins and Sons, 1989).
Peter Simpson, “An Act of Love,” Art New Zealand (2003).
-, “A Divaricating Habit – Ann Robinson Branches Out,” Craft Arts International, No. 75 (2009).