Dorothy Robinson 


Solo Exhibitions

2012     Schaefer Landing, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

2009     Slate Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn,  Continental Drift

2008     Slate Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Tectonics

2005     Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY, Rutsch Award Exhibition

2003     Soularch Gallery, San Francisco, CA, A Little Northwest of Eden: Recent Paintings

1999     The Makeout Room, San Francisco, CA, Garden Paintings

1997     The Makeout Room, San Francisco, CA, Charisma

1996     Oliver and Espig Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, Recent Work

1995     Worth Ryder Art Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, Award Exhibit


Group Exhibitions
2010    Storefront Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn

2009    Pocket Utopia Press at EFA, Art Stumble, NYC
            Kentler International Drawing Space, 2009 Benefit, Brooklyn

2008    James Cohan Gallery, NurtureArt Benefit 2008, NYC

            Slate Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Black and White

            The Erpf Gallery, Catskill Center, Arkville, NY

            Kentler International Drawing Space, 2008 Benefit, Brooklyn

            Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Peace

2007    The ’temporary Museum, Brooklyn, NYThe Impermanent Collection IV

             Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY, Momenta Art Benefit 2007

             A Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Scapes

             The Gallery at R&F, Kingston, NY, Not Seeing the Forest

2005     Edward Thorp Gallery, NYC, Presentations

2004     SFMOMA Artists’ Gallery, San Francisco CA, Out There

             Somarts Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Up From the Ashes

1998     750 Gallery, Sacramento, CA, Second Annual California National

1997     SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco, CA Bay Area Juried Exhibit

1997     Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, UC, Santa Cruz, Exemplary Contemporary

1996     Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA, Matrix International ’96

             Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, CA, State of the Arts

             Gallery House, Palo Alto, CA, Juried Exhibition

1994     Worth Ryder Art Gallery, UC Berkeley, Prize Show

1993     University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, M.F.A. Exhibition

1993     Worth Ryder Art Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, Plans

1991     Worth Ryder Art Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, Big White Room

1987     Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA, California Artists Today


Awards and Honors

2010     Grant, Artists' Fellowship, Inc., NYC

             Grant, Left Tilt Fund, San Francisco, CA

             Emergency Grant, Change, Inc., Captiva, FL             

2009     Artist-in-Residence, VCCA, Amherst, VA

2008     Grant Recipient, Pollock-Krasner Foundation

             Summer Fellowship, Constance Saltonstall Foundation, Ithaca, NY

2007     Artist-in-Residence, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NYC

             Artist-in-Residence, Catskill Center for the Arts, Arkville, NY

2005     Alexander Rutsch Award for Painting, Pelham, NY

2004     Artist-in-Residence, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program, NYC

2004     Artist-in-Residence, Caldera, Deschutes National Forest, OR

2000     Artist-in-Residence, Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, Temecula, CA

1996     Award of Merit, Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1993     Eisner Prize in the Creative Arts, University of California Berkeley

1993     J. Ruth Kelsey Travel Award, University of California, Berkeley

1987     Award of Merit, California Arts Council, Sacramento, CA



Greenpoint Gazette, "Painter Dorothy Robinson at Schaefer Landing" 4-19-2012

Braun, Lauren, "Spotlight on Dorothy Robinson," 2-15-2010
Zucker, Adam, "Continental Drift On View in Brooklyn," 6-29-2009
NY art Beat, Dorothy Robinson "Continental Drift", 5-14-2009


1993     M.F.A., Painting, University of California, Berkeley

1979     Geography, University of California, Berkeley