Biography

Biography

JOHN M. ROBINSON

Born Worcester, UK.

Education:

  • 2000-2003 BA (Hons) in Fine Art at Falmouth College of Arts under the tutelage of R.O Lenkiewicz. Falmouth, Cornwall – UK Graduated with First Class Honours
  • 2007-2008 Masters in Fine Art at Central Saint Martins, London – UK Graduated with Distinction

Solo Shows:

  • 2005 Museo del Ferrocarril. Madrid, Spain
  • 2007 Galeria Rita Castellote Madrid, Spain
  • 2008 Galeria XANON Bilbao, Spain
  • 2009 My Names Lolita Art"I THOUGHT THESE THINGS MIGHT BE CLUES", Madrid, Spain
  • 2011 My Names Lolita Art “ Albrecht’s Birthday 1514” Madrid, Spain
  • 2011 The Arts Gallery University of the Arts London “ Albrecht’s Birthday 1513” London, UK
  • 2011 Division of Labour Gallery “Reset Manifesto” Worcester, UK
  • 2012 Division of Labour Gallery “Love’s Labours Lost” Worcester UK
  • 2013 Meadow Arts commission at Croft Castle Hereford ‘ Time will Tell’ Hereford UK (in association with the Arts council Great Britain)
  • 2014 Division of Labour Gallery ‘Reboot’ Worcester UK
  • 2014 Fifties Art Gallery ’22 Dibujos De Tarot” Mexico D.F
  • 2015 Star Gallery “ Mama I’m tired” Beijing China.

Group Shows:

  • 1998 The Art House, Birmingham, U.K.
  • 2001 Beside the Wave Gallery, Falmouth, U.K.
  • 2002 Beside the Wave Gallery, Falmouth, U.K.
  • 2002 Hunting Art Prize, Royal College of Art, London, U.K.
  • 2003 Falmouth College of Arts Degree Show, Falmouth, U.K.
  • 2008 COFARES selected works by DeArte, Madrid, Spain
  • 2008 ‘Miniaturas’ Galeria Xanon Bilboa, Spain.
  • 2008 V Encuentro de Artistas, PKMN "La búsqueda de El Dorado" Amelia Moreno Foundation at ‘El Espacio del Arte El Dorado’, Toledo, Spain
  • 2008 Focus-Abengoa Painting Prize, Seville, Spain
  • 2008 Central Saint Martins Degree Show, London, UK
  • 2008 Future Map 2008 The David Robert’s Foundation, Fitzrovia, London, UK
  • 2009 ‘Stand OFF’ Gallery My Names Lolita, Madrid, Spain
  • 2009 VI Encuentro de Artistas, Amelia Moreno Foundation at ‘El Espacio del Arte El Dorado’, Toledo, Spain 
  • 2010 EMAT “Dreams” Torrente, Spain
  • 2011 Art Vilnius with Division of Labour Gallery, Vilnius Lithuania.
  • 2011 Trajector Art Fair Brussels, Belgium with Division of Labour Gallery UK.
  • 2012 Arte Lisboa with My Names Lolita Art Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2014 Fifties Art Gallery ‘Dreams’ Mexico D.F
  • 2014 Fifties Art Gallery ‘ De todo lo visible y lo invisible’ Mexico D.F
  • 2014 Star Gallery ‘John and Sally again’ Beijing China
  • 2014 Art 14 with Division of Labour Gallery and star Gallery Beijing, London
  • 2014 Division of Labour ‘Homage to January’ Worcester UK.
  • 2015 Syson Gallery ‘Cryopreservation: Need Flowers Tomorrow?’Nottingham, UK
  • 2015 My Names Lolita Art ‘Group show’ Madrid Spain.

Artist in Residency:

  • 2004 Richard Ford Award for Painting, Royal Academy, London, selected participant study of paintings in the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain (3 months)
  • 2013 Meadow Arts Croft Castle Hereford in association with the Arts Council of Great Britain.

Awards:

  • 1999 Peter Spicer Award for Excellence in Creative Arts, First Place
  • 2005 Richard Ford Award for Painting, Royal Academy, London, First Place
  • 2007 South Square Trust Scholarship for MA study at Byam Shaw school of Art, Central Saint Martins, London
  • 2007 Alfa Romeo Award Art, ‘Best of show,’ Madrid, Spain, nominee
  • 2008 Premio de Pintura Focus-Abengoa, Seville, Spain, selected participant

Collections:

  • University of the Arts London permanent collection, London, UK
  • Nicolas & Maxinne Leslau collection, London, UK
  • Focus-Abengoa Foundation, Seville, Spain
  • Coldwell Banker, Madrid, Spain
  • Falmouth College of Arts Library, Falmouth U.K.
  • Museo del Ferrocarril, Madrid, Spain