Robin M. Crocker


EXHIBITIONS

         Create/React JAC Members Exhibit  2017
         Jamestown Art Center, Jamestown, Rhode Island         

         WORD: Text in Contemporary Art  2017
         Jamestown Art Center, Jamestown, Rhode Island
         A curated group show by Karen Conway featuring work by Leslie Dill, Barbara Kruger, Jenny Holzer...

         Blanc de Blanc Juried Exhibition  2016
         Jamestown Art Center, Jamestown, Rhode Island 

Newport Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition  2016
Newport Art Museum, Newport, Rhode Island 

The Garden Party  1995
St. Louis Design Center, St. Louis, Missouri (Group Invitational)

Corporeal Fabrica  1994
D-Zine, St. Louis, Missouri (Solo)

Toro!  1993
Trenton Avant Garde Festival, Trenton, New Jersey (Performance)

Kali Aesthetics  1993
Joe‘s Mill Hill, Trenton, New Jersey (Group)

Cosmos  1993
Art’s Garage, Hopewell, New Jersey (Two person)

Lift and Separate  1992
Joe’s Mill Hill, Trenton, New Jersey (Group)

Johnson Atelier Group Show  1991
Extension Gallery Annex, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Juried)

Johnson Atelier Group Show  1990
The Exhibition Space, New York City, New York (Juried)

Cosmologies  1990
Extension Gallery, Hamilton, New Jersey (Solo)

 Art St. Louis III  1987
Gateway One on the Mall, St. Louis, Missouri (Juried)

Mini Prints International - Cadaqués  1986-1987
Taller Galerie Fort, Barcelona, Spain
Richards Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts (Juried)

Paper In Particular  1985
Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri (Juried)

AWARDS

AIA New York Chapter, Design Citation, The Eileen Fisher Building 1998
AIA St. Louis Chapter, Honor Award, The 1521 Building 1995
Herk Van Tongeren Memorial Award 1990
Fred Conway Fellowship 1980-1984
Edmund Henry Weurpel Scholarship 1983
Lillie Elise Willemsen Prize 1983
Eliza McMillan Award 1981
IAA President’s Art Purchase Award 1980

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Sean Flynn, Pictures Worth a Thousand Words, The Newport Daily News, August 7, 2017.
Alexander Castro, In Jamestown, visual artists work with words, The Providence Journal, July 5, 2017.
Elizabeth Michelman, Text in Contemporary Art at JAC, Artscope: Visual Arts Zine, June 30, 2017.
Daniel Wanschura, Student Brings Artist’s Legacy to Light, WIAA Interlochen Public Radio, 2017.
Mellisa Luby, A Legacy of Lives, Lessons and Land, Cresendo Magazine, 2017.
Nyana Currimbhoy, Designing Entrances for Retail & Restaurant Spaces, 1999.
Liliana Nikolova, Loft en San Luis, Diseño Interior, 1998, 81-91.
Monica Geran, www.Cabool.com: St. Louis Nightclub, Interior Design, December, 1997, 15, 108-113.
Liliana Nikolova, Club Cabool en San Luis, Diseño Interior, 1997, 78, 96-103.
Linda Mack, Winning by Design, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 25, 1994, 3F.
Jesse Emspak, Experts take shine to David, The Buffalo News, June 18, 1994, C1.
Janet Piggott, Art and Parts in Hopewell, The Trenton Times, July 30, 1993, F24.

EDUCATION

JOHNSON ATELIER Technical Institute for Sculpture Mercerville, New Jersey
Apprenticeship program granting teaching certification 1988-1990

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY in St. Louis, Missouri
Bachelor of Fine Arts 1984
Won Fred Conway Fellowship, a four year tuition and supply stipend

UNIVERSITY OF LONDON/Goldsmith’s College London, England
Washington University semester abroad 1982

INTERLOCHEN ARTS ACADEMY Interlochen, Michigan
Diploma 1980

ARTIST'S RESIDENCY

JEAN NOBLE PARSONS CENTER Lake Ann, Michigan Winter 2017
Three month residency. Created 3 installations and a 45 minute documentary celebrating the life
and work of Jean Noble Parsons for the Eastern Michigan University's Parsons Center.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

OceanRoar Graphics Bristol, Rhode Island 2005-Present
Presentation design consultant

GTECH Providence, Rhode Island 2011-2014
Presentation design specialist

MJM Creative Services New York City, New York 1996-2005
Presentation design consultant

Eileen Fisher Flagship Soho Store New York City, New York 1997
Surface finishing expert contracted to patina interior and exterior architectural steel elements
of the Soho store

Remy‘s Kitchen and Wine Bar St. Louis, Missouri 1995
Surface finishing expert; designed and finished interior architectural elements

University City Lions’ Gate Restoration St. Louis, Missouri 1995
Surface finishing expert; restoration of 32 plaques and friezes

The 1521 Building/Club Cabool St. Louis, Missouri 1994-1996
Design and surface finishing expert; contributed architectural design and patina expertise to restoration
of a c.1917 St. Louis loft building redeveloped as living and nightclub space

Michelangelo’s David Buffalo, New York 1994
Surface finishing expert; contracted by Russell-Marti art conservators to execute patina restoration
on this life-sized bronze cast taken from original sculpture

Johnson Atelier Technical Institute for Sculpture 1990-1994
Patina Department Director; supervised operation of patina department at fine arts foundry, instructed apprentices and staff, consulted with internationally recognized artists, responsible for chemical and paint finishing of cast sculpture at foundry and site renovations

Extension Magazine Mercerville, New Jersey 1988-1989
Writer; wrote show reviews, artist interviews for Atelier in-house quarterly magazine

B.Z. Wagman Gallery St. Louis, Missouri 1984-1988
Art sales and registrar

SummerVail Art Workshop Minturn, Colorado 1984
Staff