international drawing annual 5 exhibition-in-print
online resource

Emil Robinson
Cincinnati, Ohio

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Drawing is the lifeblood of my art making. The piece exhibited here is one of many life drawings that I make monthly. As a figurative artist, I need vigorous drawing to activate my painting.



born:1981, Madison, Wisconsin


Centre College, BA, 2003
University of Cincinnati, MFA, 2006

selected awards/honors

Commendation, Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, Smithsonian Institution, 2010
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, 2008

selected publications

O'Sullivan, Michael,"Portraits not Just A Moment In Time", Washington Post, November 13, 2009
Stockman, Kathy, "Axis Mundi; An Artist's Realist Connections With Abstraction" Aeqai Online Contemporary Arts Journal, August 2009

selected solo or two-person exhibits

"Axis Mundi," Taft Museum Of Art, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2009
"Awake", Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2007

selected group shows

Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, Smithsonian Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C., 2010
London Art Fair, Waterhouse And Dodd Contemporary, London, England, 2010
ArtHamptons, Waterhouse and Dodd Contemporary, Bridgehampton, New York, 2009
"New Talent", Gallery Henoch, New York, New York, 2007

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