Aaron Robinson is a cross medium artist who experiments with elements of scale, light and space. Focusing on the interaction between the viewer and the environment each piece endeavours to establish a connection between the two, elevating both to a higher level.
2012 Bachelor of Architecture, RMIT University, Melbourne
2006 Domus Academy Industrial Design Summer School, Milan, Italy
2004 Certificate 3 Engineering (metal fabrication / welding)
2002 Australia Council Mentorship under Richard Whiteley
2001 Associate, JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design,
Adelaide South Australia
1999 Bachelor of Visual Arts, Object Art and Design, University of Sydney.
2013 - Current ARM Architecture, Melbourne
2008 - 2010 Production and Commissions Manager, Canberra Glassworks, Kingston, ACT
2008 Teaching Assistant, Pilchuck Glass School - Summer Session
2006 - 2008 Technical Manager, Canberra Glassworks, Kingston, ACT
2005 - 2006 Studio Assistant, Richard Whiteley Glass, Queanbeyan, NSW
2003 - 2010 Principal Switch Design, Adelaide, SA
2002 - 2003 Technician Glass Studio, JamFactory Contemporary Craft & Design Adelaide, SA
AWARDS & GRANTS
2017 The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, Finalist
2016 MARS Award, Lorne Sculpture Biennale 2006 Australia Council Professional Development Grant
2006 British Council Realise Your Dream Award Grand Finalist.
2004 ArtsSA Project Development Grant
2002 Australia Council Mentorship recipient with Richard Whiteley.
2002 Design 21, Continuous Connection Grand Finalist New York, USA
2001 Talente Prize for excellence and innovation in design, Talente International Craft Fair, Munich, Germany.
2001 Australia Council Grant, VACF Emerging Artist New Work
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & COMMISSIONS
2018 Aesthetica Future Now: 100 Contemporary Artists, York, UK
2017 GLOW 3, MARS Gallery, Windsor, Vic
Malaysia Biennial 100YC Medini 2017 - RMIT Architecture Department
Transflective Waterscape, Floriade Scupture Walk , ACT
2016 Transflective Lawn, Lorne Sculpture Biennale, Lorne Victoria
2015 Victorian Timber Workers Memorial, Heyfield, Vic
2014 FLOW, Public Art Commission Ballarat
2008 Origami Butterfly installation, Private residence, Griffith ACT
2005 Light Year solo traveling exhibition to Salonne Satellite, Milan, Italy;.
2004 Clouds, Foyer Installation BHP Building, Adelaide
2002 Design 21, Felissimo Design House, New York
2001 Talente International Craft Fair, Munich, Germany.