BIOGRAPHY
Todd Robinson has exhibited within a range of institutional, contemporary and artist run contexts, including Art Gallery of New South Wales, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne and held solo exhibitions such as Experiments in Natural Philosophy, Galerie Pompom (2015), Suspense Sculpture, Chasm Gallery USA (2015), Oooh, Sydney Contemporary Art Fair with Galerie Pompom (2013), Sightlessness, Artspace, Sydney curated by Sally Breen (2006), Karakish, Grantpirrie Gallery curated by Tony Stephens (2009), Reservoir, Gitte Weise Gallery (2004) and MOP Projects, Sydney (2007, 2009). He has received numerous grants and residencies including Australian Council of the Arts, New Work Grants (2004, 2014), NSW Ministry of the Arts, Gunnery Studio Residency (2007), Nava Grants (2008) and Frasers Queen Street Residency (2011). His work has been collected by the National Gallery of Victoria, Artbank and Ipswich Art Gallery, Queensland and Woollahra Council Collection. He has fulfilled sculptural commissions for ARTBANK, Ipswich Art Gallery and Aileen Sage Architects and a site specific installation for Casula Powerhouse, as a part of SOFTCORE. Most recently he was awarded winner of the 2016 Woollahra Small sculpture Prize and was finalist in the NSW Travelling Arts Fellowship Prize, Artspace (2013), Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize (2013), National Art School and The Deakin University, Sculpture Prize, (2012). He combines his art practice with academic and research work as Program Director Fashion and Textiles Program, School of Design, University of Technology, Sydney.
TODD ROBINSON
Born 1971, Sydney
Education
2009  PhD Candidate, University of Technology, Sydney
2007  Master of Fine Arts (Research), College of Fine Arts,
University of New South Wales
Solo Exhibitions and Projects
2015  Suspense Sculpture, CHASM Gallery, New York, USA
Experiments in Natural Philosophy, Galerie Pompom, Sydney
2013  Oooh, Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Carriageworks, Sydney
2011  Public Fitting, with Mark Titmarsh MOP Projects, Sydney
2009  Karakish, GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
2008  Twice, MOP Projects, Sydney
2007  The heaviness of something + other cartographic lines,
with Maro Alwan, MOP Projects, Sydney
2006  Sightlessness, Artspace, Sydney
2005  Shirt drawing, Sherman Artbox, Sherman Galleries, Sydney
2004  Reservoir, Room 35, Gitte Weise Gallery, Sydney
2000  Loomstate, Rubyayre Gallery, Sydney
Group Exhibitions and Projects
2016  SoftCore, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney
Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Woollahra Council Chambers
Emerging to Established, Krause Gallery, New York, USA.
2015  RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW, Penrith Regional Gallery
Sculpture from the Collection, Ispwich Art Gallery, QLD
2014  FLEET, curated by OK YEAH COOL GREAT, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2013  Stockland, Galerie Pompom, Sydney
Marrickville Garage, Marrickville Garage, Sydney
2012  Heaven or Las Vegas, Galerie Pompom, Sydney
Group Show, Galerie Pompom, Sydney
2011  Public Fitting (Bespoke painting), SEAM 2011, Critical Path, Sydney
2009  Southerly Buster, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney
Hanky, University of Technology, Sydney
2007  Synthetic/Aesthetic, Gallery 4A, Sydney
2006  Ghosts of the Coasts,Gallery 4A, Sydney
2005  colour(less), Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
ROOM 35 turns 8, Room 35, Gitte Weise Gallery, Sydney
2004  National Photographic Portrait Prize,
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
One of. Festivus 04, Sherman Galleries, Sydney
Slippage,Kudos Gallery, Sydney
2003  Inaugural show, MOP Projects, Sydney
2002  Fashion editor, Les Substance Masculine Magazine
1999  Male Order, The Ian Potter Museum of Art,
National Gallery of Victoria
Prizes and Grants
2016  Winner, Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize
2015  Arts Project Grant, Australia Council for the Arts
2014  New Work Grant (Early Career), Australia Council for the Arts
2013  Finalist, NSW Visual Arts Fellowship for Emerging Artists, Artspace, Sydney
Finalist, The Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize 2013, NAS Gallery, Sydney
2012  Finalist, Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award, Deakin University Art Gallery, Melbourne
2011  Artist in residence, Fraser Studios, Sydney
2009  Australian Post Graduate Award, UTS, Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building Scholarship
2008  Janet Holmes à Court Artists Grant, NAVA Marketing Grant
2006  The Gunnery Studio Residency, New South Wales Ministry for the Arts
2004  New Work Grant, Visual Arts Crafts Fund Australia Council for the Arts
1999  Male Order Exhibition Prize, joint-winner, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, National Gallery of Victoria

Bibliography
2015  Ana Ker, Todd Robinson's Gravity-Defying Sculptures, Ignant, 31 December, 2015
Marina Esmeraldo, 'Todd Robinson', Minimalissimo, 8 June
Mitchell Oakley Smith, 'See: Experiments in Natural Philosophy', Manuscript Daily
2014  Roelants, Altair. 50 Things Collectors need to know - Collectors Love: Todd Robinson, Art Collector, Issue 67, pp.98-99
‘Todd Robinson’, The Jealous Curator, 28 March
‘Oooh..’, The Annex, University of Michigan Museum of Art Student Blog, 22 July
2011  Priest, Gail. Action Fashion, Realtime August 23
Titmarsh, M. & Robinson, T. Wet & Wild, exhibition catalogue Public Fitting, MOP Projects
2009  Stead, Naomi. Todd Robinson, exhibition catalogue essay, Grantpirrie Project Space, August 28
2008  Burke, L. please do touch the display, Frankie Magazine
Mudie-Cunningham, Daniel. Things in the world, exhibition catalogue essay
Twice, MOP Projects
2007  Angeloro, Dominique. Ghosts of the coasts, Metro, Sydney Morning Herald, May 12
2006  Phillips, Dougal. Ghosts of the Coasts, exhibition catalogue
Robinson, Todd. Todd Robinson: Sightlessness, ARTSPACE
Storer, Russell. Todd Robinson, exhibition catalogue, Sightlessness, ARTSPACE, Sydney
2005  Donald, Paul. Drawing a labour, exhibition catalogue essay, Shirtdrawing, Sherman Artbox
Ryan, Meryl. Colourless, exhibition catalogue, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
2004  McFarlane, Robert. Beyond Fashion to fine portraiture, Sydney Morning Herald, April 8
Storer, Russell. reservoir, exhibition catalogue essay, Reservoir, Room 35, Gitte Weise Gallery
2002  Johnson, Liz. Fashionism Profile: Todd Robinson, Remix magazine vol.11
Hemmed in, Noise magazine
2000  Crosweller, Alison. Winner tailors an image of male with dress sense, The Australian, March 26
Xu, Mimi. Beyond Bordies, Australian Style Magazine, p.15
2001  Robinson,T & Storer, R. "Do words and clothes go together?" Les Substance Masculine No.1
Schubert, Misha. Menswear loosens the ties that bind, The Australian, March 26
Storer, Russell. Cricket in India, exhibition catalogue Todd Robinson Men’s Spring/Summer 2001/2
1999  Evans, Marguerite. Todd Robinson: Profile, Oyster Magazine, p.40
Healy, Robyn. Male Order: Addressing Menswear, exhibition catalogue
Storer, Russell. 2-D Drama: What's in a fashion photograph? Oyster Magazine, p.32

Collections Ipswich Art Gallery, Queensland
National Gallery of Victoria
Artbank
Woollahra Council
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