Emil Robinson

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Emil Robinson

5,000.00

Ecstatic Space 4

Oil on Panel

41 x 29 inches

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Emil Robinson

Born 1981, Madison, Wisconsin

Lives and works in Cincinnati, Ohio

Education

2006 MFA, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

Full tuition scholarship and stipend

2003 BA, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky

Deans List

 

Selected Solo and Two person Exhibitions

2018 Upcoming at Harpy Gallery, Rutherford, New Jersey

2018 Space Faith, Neon Heater, Findlay, Ohio

2016 The Other Window with Matt Yaeger, Wave Pool, Cincinnati, Ohio

2014 View: Emil Robinson, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

2013 Au Premier Coup, Heike Pickett Gallery, Versailles, Kentucky

2011 Someone and Some Other, Waterhouse and Dodd, London, The United Kingdom

2009 Axis Mundi, Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

Return To The Garden, Cincinnati Art Galleries, Cincinnati Ohio

Winter Group Show, Christoffer Egelund Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

Key Change curated by Eric Sutphin, Agency, Brooklyn,  New York

Summer 17’, Christoffer Egelund Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

Settling The Ghost, Young Space and Standard Projects, Hortonville WI

Got it For Cheap (traveling show) 2017

Art Athina Art Fair, Athens Greece May

Macauley and Co., Vancouver B.C. August

Soulland, Copenhagen September

The Hole, NYC September

Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo October

Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta Georgia November

O-O LA, Los Angeles December

It Will Be More Like Scratching Then Writing (Curated by Matt Morris), Goldfinch, Chicago, Illinois

Cities, Like Dreams, Swamps where Cedars Grow, The Provincial, Kaleva, Michigan

Room With A View, Curating Contemporary, Online Exhibition

Portals, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago Illinois

2016 

Fiction (With only daylight between us), Boeker Contemporary, Heidelberg, Germany

It’s a Heads Up Game!, Taylor University, Upland Indiana

Collectors Fall, ArtPrize Hub, Grand Rapids, Michigan 

Spring Juried Show, First Street Gallery, New York, New York

Collectors Spring, ArtPrize Hub, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Fresh American Art, ArtMe, St Petersburg, Russia

Go Figure, Ohio Arts Council Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

2015 

Privacy Made Public, New Hope Arts Center, New Hope, Pennsylvania

2014 

Image Makers, Novella Gallery, New York City

Heart of Art, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City

The Figure Today, Tew Galleries, Atlanta, Georgia

Fall Invitational, Heike Pickett Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky

Places and Spaces, Heike Pickett Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky

Works On Paper, Tew Galleries, Atlanta, Georgia

Perceptual Painting, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

Remote Viewing, Curating Contemporary (online exhibition)

Color Imagined and Observed, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia

2013 

Certain Densities, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

Drawings and Works on paper, Maxwell Alexander Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Grey Matter, Maxwell Alexander Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Continuity and Change, Cincinnati Art Galleries, Cincinnati, Ohio

2012 

Curators Choice, with USBank ascent program and Elizabeth Leach Gallery,

Cincinnati, Ohio

Works by Gallery Artists, Waterhouse and Dodd, London, The United Kingdom

Beyond The Still Life, Cincinnati Art Galleries, Cincinnati, Ohio

Art Review, Heike Pickett Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky

2011 

Narrative Figuration, Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

Tapped, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

2010 

International Drawing Annual, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

First Contexts, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

The Figure, Heike Pickett Gallery, Versailles, Kentucky

London Art Fair, Waterhouse and Dodd, London England 

Art Miami, Waterhouse and Dodd, Miami Florida

Art Hamptons, Waterhouse and Dodd, Southhampton New York

Art Palm Beach, Waterhouse and Dodd, Palm Beach Florida

2009 

New Work by Gallery Artists, Heike Pickett Gallery, Versailles, Kentucky

London Art Fair, Waterhouse and Dodd, London England 

Art Miami, Waterhouse and Dodd, Miami Florida

Art Hamptons, Waterhouse and Dodd, Southhampton New York International Drawing Annual, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

2008 

Selection of Figure Drawings, Arts Depot, London, The United Kingdom

2007 

New Talent, Gallery Henoch, New York City

2005 

The Painters, Carnegie Visual Arts Center, Covington, Kentucky

Face Value, Associated Artists Gallery, Winston Salem, North Carolina

Spring Juried Show, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio

Christmas, Tatistcheff Gallery, New York 

Group Show, Tatistcheff Gallery, New York City

Publications

 2018

ArtMaze Magazine, Winter

2017

Artists Magazine, Going Abstract, September

2016

Painters Table, Conversation with painter Emil Robinson, August

Aeqai, Off The Wall, February

Columbus Dispatch, Review of Go Figure, February

WVXU Around Cincinnati, March

2015

WVXU Around Cincinnati

2013

Cincinnati Art Museum newsletter, Contemporary Figurative Realism In Cincinnati, December

Fine Art Conniseur, Works on paper at Maxwell Alexander Gallery, January

2011

Painting Perceptions, Interview with Emil Robinson August

Lawfully Chic, This is not an Ikea Lamp, September

Drawing/ Space, Form, and Expression, 4th edition, July

Huffington Post, Painters Table: Top Ten Best posts, May 

Aeqai, Narrative Figuration, May 15

Aeqai, The Artists Of Narrative Figuration discuss their work, April 18

IspyCincy.com, Talk and Quaff, April 11

Cincinnati City Beat, Getting Real, April 12

Cincy Magazine, Featured Tristate Artist, April

Cincinnati City Beat, Best of Cincinnati 2011, March 30

Cincinnati Enquirer, Artist ‘makes most of least’, March  27 

Cincinnati CityBeat, City beat recommends, March 23

Cincinnati Enquirer, Local entertainment scene shines, January 9 

2010

Manifest Gallery International Drawing Annual 

Brushfires Blog, Interview with Emil Robinson, October 27

Aeqai, Gateways: Kim and Robinson, October 

Cincinnati City Beat, Something Old  Something New, August 18

2009

Manifest Gallery International Drawing Annual

The Washington Post, Portraits not just a moment in time, November 13

Lexington herald Leader, Artist Uses Taft exhibit to reflect his own life, August 30

Aeqai, An Artist’s Realist connections with abstraction, August

Cincinnati Artsnob, Artword: Emil Robinson, July

2008

For A Better World, Poems and drawings on peace and justice by greater Cincinnati artists, April

Cincinnati City Beat, An American in London (the Q&A), March 12

Cincinnati City Beat, An American in London, March 

2007

University of Cincinnati, Winning work earns alum prestigious grant- and a chance to live in London

The Artist’s Magazine, Not Still Life, April

The Artist’s magazine, Portrait of the artist as a young man, March

2006

Cincinnati Post, Manifest Milestone, July28

Publications As Author

2016

Aeqai, Glenn Brown at the Contemporary Arts Center, October 8

Aeqai, The Liminal Landscape at Marta Hewitt Gallery, April 23

Aeqai, Emil Robinson interviews sculptor/installation artist Matt Jones, April 23

2015

Aeqai, Review of Kim Flora, Mike Hancock, and Bill Renschler at Aisle Gallery, May 19

Aeqai, John Zurier, a Vessel Filling Slowly, March 20

2014

Aeqai, Review of Cody Gunningham at Richard Butz gallery, October 4

Aeqai, Shall I tell You the Secret of the Whole World? Painting Parody and Disguise. May 24

2013

Aeqai, Review of degas renoir and Poetic Pastels at the Cincinnati Art Museum November 24

Aeqai, Landscapes Re-framed, Sculpture by Celene Hawkins, September

Aeqai, William Mcgee Works 1954-1977, April 

2012

Aeqai, The Marjorie Schiele Prize, December 18 

Aeqai, Laurel Nakadate, Polaroids from “Stay the Same Never Change”, October 22 

Aeqai, Joseph Winterhalter at Clay Street Press, April 14 

Aeqai, David Miretsky’s Allegory of Painting, March 18 

 

2011

Aeqai, Cole Carothers, Dec. 15 

Aeqai, The Wettest Year On Record, Nov.15  

Visiting Artist Invited Presentations

2016 Taylor University

2016 Gonzaga University

2016 Manifest Gallery

2016 Ohio Wesleyan University

2015 Bowling Green State University

2014 University of Central Missouri

2014 University of Indiana Bloomington

2011 University of Kentucky

Awards and Fellowships

2017 Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Grant

2016 Ohio Senate letter of honor for remarkable attainment

2014 Dolly B Cohen award for excellence in teaching (nominated)

2009 Prize Winner of Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition,

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.

2008 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation

2005 Wolfstein Travel Grant

Teaching Experience

University Of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Ohio

Assistant professor

2015-present

Foundations Drawing, Intermediate Drawing, Intro Painting, advising graduate fine art painting students

Visiting Assistant professor

2014-2015

Foundations Drawing, Intro Painting, advising graduate fine art painting students

Adjunct

2007-2014 Foundations Design Drawing (Fall through Spring ) 

Content Coordinater 2011-2013

2008-2012 Figure Drawing for Industrial Design (Summer)

2006-2007 Life Painting (Spring)

2005-2006 Advanced Painting (Summer)

Manifest Drawing Center, Cincinnati Ohio

2012 Alla Prima, one session painting workshop

2012 Gesture Drawing

2012 The Figure in Pastel 

2010-2011 Color for Life Drawing

2009-2011Advanced Life Drawing I and II

Artist Immersion Program, Summer Italian Landscape Painting Intensive

2014-present

Affiliate Faculty for Jerusalem Studio School Italy program,  Rome Italy

2013 Taking Temperature, Painting in the Italian Landscape

2012 Taking Temperature, Painting in the Italian Landscape