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Education

Cooper Union BFA 1966
Yale University Summer School of Art 1965
The City College of New York BSLA 1995

Awards and Honors

Chrysler Foundation Design Awards Finalist, 2000
Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Guest Artist 2000
New York State Creative Artists Public Service Grant for Sculpture 1982

One Person Exhibitions

Paint and Clay, Theodore:Art, Brooklyn, NY 2014
Ceramic Painting / Painted Ceramic, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2013
Sculpture, John Davis Gallery, Hudson NY 2012
Sculpture, John Davis Gallery, Hudson NY 2011
New Work, David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago IL, 2008
Joyce Robins: Relief, New York Studio School, New York, 2006
Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus OH, 2005
Silas-Kenyon Gallery, The Schoolhouse Center, Provincetown MA, 2003
Jane Hartsook Gallery at Greenwich House, New York, 2002
55 Mercer Street Gallery, New York, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1994, 1993
Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie NY, 1992
55 Mercer Street Gallery, New York, 1991, 1990, 1988, 1987, 1986,1984,
1983, 1981, 1980
Nobe Gallery, New York, 1979

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
Greater New York, PS1, Long Island City, NY
Physical Painting, Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery, Purchase College, NY

2015
The Look of Things, Soloway Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Vernacular, Theodore:Art, Brooklyn NY
The Thing Itself, Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ
Paul Klee, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY

2014
Exchange Rates, Theodore:Art, Brooklyn NY
Anthopocene, Canada, New York, NY
Genesis Forward Battery, Underdonk, Ridgewood, NY

2013
Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Industry City, New York, NY, 2013

2012
National Academy of Design Annual Exhibition, New York

2011
Mind Over Matter, Meulensteen Gallery, Group Exhibition, New York
Contemporary Clay, RH Gallery, New York
Mutual Regards: Joyce Robins and Thomas Nozkowski, LeRoy Neiman Gallery,
Columbia University School of the Arts, New York

2010
Biennale Internationale de Vallauris, Vallauris, France

2009
Upstate Nicole Fiacco Gallery, Hudson, NY
Precious, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York
Party at Chris' House, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008
Summer Group Show, Schoolhouse Gallery Provincetown MA

2007
Irrational Profusion, PS 1, New York
Gouache and Gouache Only, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

2006
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Gallery 128, New York
Mentor, Robins, Roseman and Stephan, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York,
Every Which Way, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York
Invitational Exhibition, The American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York

2005
New Work, Silas-Kenyon Gallery, The Schoolhouse Center, Provincetown MA
Pieces 6, Gallery 128, New York

2004
Colored Pencil, KS Arts, New York
Out of the Studio, Dorsky Museum, State University of New York at New Paltz
New Work, Silas-Kenyon Gallery, The Schoolhouse Center, Provincetown MA

2003
Flix, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin Ireland
Rivington Beach, Gallery 128, New York

2001
Benefit for the Afghan Women’s Mission, Gallery 128, New York
Clay on the Wall, Gallery 128, New York

2000
Super Duper New York, Pierogi 2000, New York
Group Show, Kathryn Markel Gallery, New York

1999
Correspondence, College Center Gallery, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie NY

1998
Pierogi 2000 at Vassar, College Center Gallery, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie NY and
Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson NY
Interior Landscapes, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington DE
Two-Person Show, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI
Utz - A Collected Exhibition, Lennon Weinberg Gallery, New York

1997
Pierogi 2000:Flatfiles, Weatherspoon Art Gallery,
University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
Pierogi 2000:Flatfiles, The Gasworks, London and Corner House,
Manchester, England
Current Undercurrent, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

1996
Visiting Faculty, College Center Gallery, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie NY
Insites II: Lower East Side Artists Re-Think Neighborhood Streets, Abrons Art
Center, Henry Street Settlement New York January

1995
Domestic Policies, Art Gallery of the State University of New York at New Paltz
Function, Gallery 128, New York

1994
Insites: Artists Designing Sites On The Lower East Side, Abrons Art Center,
Henry Street Settlement, New York
Hundred Hearts, The Contemporary, New York
Friends, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York

1993
Drawings, Wynn Kramarsky Gallery, New York
Drawings, Jessica Berwind Gallery, Philadelphia
Summer Group, Paul Cava Gallery, Philadelphia

1992
A New American Flag, Max Protetch Gallery, New York
The 55 Ferris Street Show, 55 Ferris Street (Curated by Frederieke Taylor) Brooklyn,
WFMU Group, Germans Van Eyck Gallery, New York
Group Show, Artists Space, New York
Group Show, Sculpture Center, New York
Four Artists: Haynes, Metz, Nozkowski, Robins, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York

1991
Object/ Subject, Paul Cava Gallery, Philadelphia

1988
Group Show, Sculpture Center, New York

1987
No Peace/Know Peace, Gallery 128, New York
The Suitcase Show, Linz, Austria; Warsaw, Poland

1986
The Inspiration Comes From Nature, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
55 Mercer Street at Drew, Art Gallery, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey
Off the Wall, Kamikaze Club, New York
Letters, The Clocktower, New York
Smart Art, (Curated by Joseph Masheck) Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts,
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

1985
The Gathering of the Avant-Garde: The Lower East Side 1950-1970,
Kenkelaba House and the Abrons Art Center Henry Street Settlement,
New York

1984
Small Scale Sculpture, Mathews Hamilton Gallery, Philadelphia
Reflections, Hillwood Art Gallery, C.W. Post University, Greenvale, New York
Hundreds of Drawings, Artists Space, New York
Is This a Natural World? (Curated by Eve Sonneman) Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles

1983
Twelve Years: 55 Mercer, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York

1982
Polychrome Sculpture, (Curated by Marjorie Strider) Lever House, New York

1981
Outdoor Sculpture Garden, Ward’s Island, New York
Installations in Five Elements, Kenkelaba House, New York
Five Sculptors, Nobe Gallery, New York

1975
Scale and Matter, Soho Center for Visual Artists, New York
Group Show, Artists Space, New York

1974
Two-Person Show (with Paula Tavins), 55 Mercer Gallery, New York

1972
New York Women Artists, Art Gallery, SUNY Albany, Albany, NY
Women Artists at Williams College, Williams College Art Gallery,
Williamstown MA
Thirteen Women Artists, 117 Prince Street, New York

Bibliography

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Brown, Brice “An Artistic Tug Of War,” The New York Sun, November 16, 2006
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Carrier, David Joyce Robins” Art in America, March 1987
Diver, Clifford Interior Landscapes (catalog essay) Wilmington DE, 1998
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Dunbar, Jill “Scale and Matter” The Villager, March 1975
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Willers, Karl “Out of the Studio” (catalog essay) New Paltz, 2004
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