Education
Master of Fine Arts with a concentration in Photography, The Ohio State University, 2002.
Bachelors of Fine Arts, Cum Laude, University of Connecticut, 2000.

Solo Exhibitions
2014    A Culture of Evil, Northwestern Mutual Art Gallery, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI
2011    Dismantling Evil, Good Citizens Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2011    “We called them Cockroaches…” Billboard, St. Louis, MO
2009    Acts of Hope and Futility, Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN
2008    Act of Hope and Futility, Act 4: Control, Roger Williams University, Providence, RI
2007    Next Door: Video Series, Ellen Curlee Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2006    Sticky, Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL
2003    Cravings, The Broad Street Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
2002    consumed, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, OH
2001    Repulsion/Desire, Hoyt L. Sherman Studios, Columbus, OH

Two and Three Person Exhibitions
2016    Robin Assner-Alvey/Dean Kessmann, Duet Gallery, Saint Louis, MO October
2012    Video Night at the Factory, 1128 Washington Ave, Saint Louis, MO
2005    The Conceptual View: Stan Strembicki, Robin Assner, Alison Slein. Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2003    Fresh Photographers. The Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2002    Robin Assner/Nate Larson: Recent Work.  Pearl Conrad Gallery, OSU-Mansfield, Mansfield, OH

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017    Satellite Art Show, Miami, Duet Gallery: Booth 110, Ocean Terrace Hotel, Miami Beach, FL Dec 7-10
            DADAH: an exhibition, Arcade Contemporary Projects, St. Louis, MO Dec 2- Jan 23
            Photography Faculty Exhibition, The May Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2016    Real-Photo, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, Sept 30-Oct 28
            18th Annual Collage, Digital & Mixed Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery,
                 Omaha, NE, May 1-31
            Photography Faculty Exhibition, The May Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2015    Photography Faculty Exhibition, The May Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2014    Photography Faculty Exhibition, The May Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2013    Under the Subway, Curated by Antonio Ortuno, Local Project Art Space, Long Island City, NY June 1
            Photography Faculty Exhibition, The May Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2012    Under the Subway, Curated by Antonio Ortuno, Local Project Art Space, Long Island City, NY May 26
            On Another Note, Saint Louis Artists’ Guild, Clayton, MO
            Photography Faculty Exhibition, The May Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2011    Electric is the Love, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO October 29, 2011-January 22, 2012
           Fashion’s Night Out, Neiman Marcus, St. Louis, MO
           Kodachrome, End of the Run: Photographs from the Final Batches. May Gallery, St. Louis.
2010   Multimedia Exhibition, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI
           Photography Faculty Exhibition, The May Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
           Traces of Things:  Death and Other End of Life Issues, MICDS, St. Louis, MO
2009   Art Outside, Schlafly Bottleworks, Mapplewood, MO
            The Preview, Contemporary Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO
            Photography Faculty Exhibition, The May Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
            Traces of Things, The Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2008   Souvenirs from the Earth, works by Ro~Sa, German Cable Television Broadcasting,
                        Cologne, Germany
            Homegrown, Contemporary Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO
            Seventeen on 29, Metropolitan Gallery, St. Louis, MO
            Photography Faculty Exhibition, The May Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2007   Toast, Colorado University Art Museum, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
            Photo Biennial, Gallery NuLu, Louisville, KY
            Slinger, Boots Contemporary Art Space, St. Louis, MO
            Flat Files Selection by Jim Hodges, Contemporary Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO
            Photography Faculty Exhibition, The May Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2006    8th Annual Photographic Processes International Online Juried Art Exhibition. Upstream People
                        Gallery, Omaha, NE
            Selections from the Contemporary’s Flat Files. Contemporary Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO
            [PAM] installation , Scope New York Art Fair, New York City, NY
            Photography Faculty Exhibition, The May Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2005    St.Louis Photographers in Education, Florissant Valley Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
            Photowork ’05, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
            A Dash of Estrogen – Survival Through Humor, Art Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO
            Sahki, Third Floor Gallery on Washington, St. Louis, MO
            Photography Faculty Exhibition, The May Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2004   Eat Me, 65 Hope Street, Brooklyn, NY
            Photography Faculty Exhibition, The May Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2003   Faculty Exhibition, The Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
           92nd Annual Spring Juried Exhibition, Acock Architects Building, Columbus, OH, Juror: Peter Madden
           Visiting Artist Exhibition, Ohio State University, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, OH
2002  ImageOhio4, Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, Ohio,  Juror: Stephen Webster
           Tall Tales of Death, Dabora Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
           Faces V International Juried Art Exhibition! Period Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska, Juror: David McLeod
           Soho Photo 2002 National Competition Exhibition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, Juror: Jennifer Blessing
           91st Annual Spring Juried Exhibitions, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH, Juror:  Marc Mayer
           Sixth Annual National Juried Exhibition, Nexus Gallery, New York, NY Juror:  Craig Houser
           Re-Figured!  The South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA,  Juror: Salvatore Scalora
          Texas National 2002, SFA Gallery, Nacogdoches, TX, Juror:  Sandy Skoglund
           Building the Collection: New Gifts and Acquisitions, The William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT
           Illuminance: 2002, Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock, TX Juror: Judy Dater
          Emerging Artists 2002, Limner Gallery, New York, NY
          Paper or Plastic, MPX Gallery, Columbus, OH
2001  ImageOhio3, Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH,  Juror: Ric Petry
          Beefcake/Cheesecake: Sex, Flesh, Money and Dreams, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
                      Juror: Tyler Stallings
          PhotoPlay, Kreft Gallery, Ohio State University, Marion, OH
         Some Space Between, Skylab, Columbus, OH

Gallery Representation
1000 Walls Gallery, Chicago, IL
NURTUREart Artist Registry Brooklyn, NY

Awards, Honors and Residencies
2017    Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award
            William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching
2016    Special Recognition in the 18th Annual Collage, Digital & Mixed Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition
2016    Artist Support Grant, Regional Arts Commission
2013    Research Grant, Webster University
2009   Career Development Grant, Arrowhead Regional Arts Council
2008   Research Grant, Webster University
2006   Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY, June
            Studio Visit with Franklin Sirmans, Visiting Critics & Curators series, Contemporary Art Museum, STL
            Research Grant, Webster University
2005   Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT May-June
            Studio Visit with Shamim Momin, Visiting Critics and Curators series, Contemporary Art Museum, STL
            Third Prize by Apsara Di Quinzio and the Dutchess County Art Association, in Photowork ’05
            Award of Excellence from Art Saint Louis in the show, A Dash of Estrogen – Survival Through Humor
            Artist Grant and Work Exchange Financial Aid Award, Vermont Studio Center
2002   Renee Steidle Award for work in 91st Annual Spring Juried Exhibition
            Edith Fergus Gilmore Materials Grant
            Eleventh Annual Edith Fergus Gilmore Scholarship Award
            Limner Gallery Award for Emerging Artists 2002 exhibition

Collections
Portfolio.  "Kodachrome, End of the Run: Photographs from the Final Batches." Webster University Library Collection. St. Louis.
The College of the Arts, the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
The William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT
University of Connecticut, Department of Art, Photography Collection, Storrs, CT

Exhibition Reviews
Baran, Jessica. “Newly Reviewed.” Riverfront Times. Volume 35; Number 9. March 1-7, 2012
Arched Art Now. “Electric is the Love @ Laumeier Sculpture Park.” Nov. 6, 2011. 
           http://archedartnow.wordpress.com/2011/11/06/electric-is-the-love-laumeier-sculpture-park/
Best, Jason. “Review: Electric is the love,” at Laumeier Sculpture Park”, Saint Louis Magazine.
           Nov 3, 2011.
Cooper, Ivy. “Engaging with Evil.” St. Louis Beacon. January 24, 2011.
Lindsley, Stephen. “Patrol Log - Sept. 6, 2007 - Ellen Curlee Gallery.” www.art-patrol.com.
Weinstein, Michael. “Tip of the Week: Robin Assner.” New City, Chicago. June 8, 2006.
Cooper, Ivy. “Ivy Cooper encapsulates the St. Louis art scene.” Riverfront Times. June 15, 2005.
Bonetti, David. “Lights, camera, action…” St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Sunday June 5, 2005.
Zucker Saltz, Lizzie.  “Athens, Georgia.”  Art Papers. November/December 2003.
McCown, Edna.  “Cravings: A Photographic Installation by Robin Assner.” DigitalCity.com.  May 2003.
Pilcher, Lindsey.  “Marshmallows and UFO’s.”  The Webster Journal. January 23, 2003.
Kerman, Byron.  “Night &  Day.”  Riverfront Times. January 15-21, 2003
Yates, Christopher A.  “Storytelling is Core of Photography Show.”  Columbus Dispatch. December 15, 2002.
Kowalewski, Jennifer.  “Photos Focus on Marshmallows, Miracles.”  Mansfield News Journal. November 7, 2002
Yates, Christopher.  “Exhibit shows Ohio Photographers at their artistic best”, The Columbus Dispatch, E8. October 12, 2001.
Starker, Melissa.“Them thar hills”, Columbus Alive.  Vol. 18 No. 41, October 11, 2001.

Publications
 Assner, Robin, “Untitled (#3).” In International Photography Annual 3, edited by Jason Franz, 43.
                   Cincinnati, Ohio: Manifest Press, Spring 2016.

 Assner, Robin “Gladys, 1938” and “Sylvia, 1940.” In Kodachrome, End of the Run: Photographs from  the Final Batches,
                   edited by Bill Barrett and Susan Hacker Stang, 36, 37. St. Louis: Webster University Press, 2011.

St. Louis Magazine March 2011 http://www.stlmag.com/St-Louis-Magazine/March-2011/Web-Gallery-
          Kodachrome-mdashThe-   Final-Batches/index.php?cp=7&play=false&si=6&view=slmslideshow

Direct Art. Volume 7 – Fall/Winter 2002-3

Texas National 2002 Exhibition Catalog

Image Ohio3, exhibition catalogue, October 5-21, 2001.

Presentations and Lectures
2014    Artist Lecture, Friday Lecture Series, Dept. of Art, Design and Art History, Webster University
2008   Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
            Visiting Artist Lecture, Webster University, Vienna, Austria
            Visiting Artist Lecture, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2006   Webster Faculty Institute, Pere Marquette, Grafton, IL
2005   Society for Photographic Education, Midwest Conference, St. Louis, MO
2003   Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
            Visiting Artist Lecture, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2002   Society for Photographic Education, Midwest Conference, Allendale, Michigan
            Gallery Talk, consumed, Hopkins Hall Gallery

Professional Experience
2010-Present   Associate Professor of Art, Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2010-2015       Director of First Year Seminars, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2004-2010      Assistant Professor of Art, Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2003-2004     Visiting Assistant Professor, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
2002-2005     Portfolio Review Coordinator, The Society for Photographic Education
                        Lecturer, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH