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SOLO SHOWS AND PROJECTS                                                                                                           

2011 Pinned and Wriggling on the Wall, Ethel H, Blum Gallery, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine
2007 Artists Go Lightly,The Temporary Autonomous Museum, San Francisco
2006 The Deluge, Lisa Dent Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 Snow Blind Water Drop, sixspace gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005 Otherkin, Lisa Dent Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003 Egression, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                                       

2011 The CCA Collection 2001 - 2011, Center for Contemporart Art, Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
2010 Desire 0101, Marco Logsdon Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009 Intertext, Interspecies, Centre for Gender Research, Uppsala University, Sweden
2009 UNM Exhibit, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM
2009 Object Inutile, Musée de Prehistoire, Quinson, France
2008 You know how I feel (collaboration), Center for Contemporary Arts, Munoz Waxman, Santa Fe, NM
2008 Building Bridges, University of Maryland Baltimore County, MD
2008 The Fine Art of Drawing, Museum of Fine Art, Florida St., Tallahassee, FL
2008 Giving Shelter, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
2007 Perspectives on San Francisco Character, The Urbanist, SPUR, San Francisco
2007 Aqua Art Fair Wynwood, Miami FL
2006 The World Domination of Painting (and Drawing), Ego Park Gallery, Oakland
2006 Objects of Desire, sixspace gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006 The Excitable Gift (four-person collaboration), Lisa Dent Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL
2005 Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2005 Aqua Miami (with Lisa Dent Gallery), Miami FL, 2005
2005 Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2005 That’s So Queer, Crucible Steel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005 Marking Traces, 33 Grand, Oakland, CA
2005 Conversations with the Wall, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2005
2004 Vernissage, San Francisco Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Herbst Pavilion, San Francisco, CA
2004 Topographies, Walter and McBean Galleries, with SFBUS, San Francisco, CA
2004 New California Masters, San Jose Works, San Jose, CA
2004 Paper Cuts, Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA
2004 Memory/Loss, Lacunae Gallery at American Industrial Center, curated by Alla Efinova and Levia
Stern, San Francisco, CA
2003 3rd Street Inside/Out, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY                                                                                                                                   

Mount Desert Islander, "Artist Tests Boundaries of Figurative Drawing," Donna Gold, January 6, 2011
Santa Fe Reporter, Critic’s Pick, You know how I feel, Charlotte Jusinski, October 22, 2008, 40.
Albuquerque Journal/Santa Fe North, “Feeling It,” Kim Russo, October 24, 2008, S8.
THE Magazine, “Giving Shelter,” Alex Ross, April, 2008.
Albuquerque Journal, “Artists Work, Consciences Fill Shelter,” Dan Mayfield, March, 2008.
Current TV, “Artists Go Lightly,” Eight-Minute Documentary, Apryl Berney, September 2007
San Francisco Bay Guardian, “Artists Go Lightly,” Katie Kurtz, July 2007.
Interview: The Deluge, KQED Gallery Crawl, Mark Taylor and Marie K. Lee, 2006
Ultimate Guide to San Francisco, 7x7Magazine, Featured Artist, Fall 2006, 95.
East Bay Express, Jakki Spicer, "The World Domination of Painting (and Drawing)," Nov. 2006
Flavorpill, Brianna M. Smith, “Robin Ward: The Deluge,” Issue 231, October, 2006
7x7 Magazine, Elaine Santore, Featured Art Openings, September 2006, 216
Art in America, Mark Van Proyen, “Robin Ward at Lisa Dent,” October 2005, 189
Art on Paper, Laura Janku, “Otherkin at Lisa Dent” May/June 2005, 80-81.
Artweek, Jordan Essoe, “Robin Ward at Lisa Dent Gallery,” April 2005, 16-17
San Francisco Bay Guardian Critic’s Choice, Clark Buckner, “Otherkin,” February, 2005, 75
Contra Costa Times, Robert Taylor “PaperCuts,” July 2004, 42
Artweek, DeWitt Cheng, “New California Masters,” June 2004, 13

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                               

2004 MFA Painting, San Francisco Art Institute, CA
1990 BA, New College, Honors College of Florida, Sarasota FL

AWARDS                                                                                                                                               

2011 Residency, Center for Contemporary Arts, Andratx, Spain
2010 University of New Mexico Project Assistance Grant
2009 University of New Mexico Creative Research Grant
2007 Helene Wurlitzer Foundation Residency
2007 Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award Nominee
2002-2004 San Francisco Art Institute Fellowship

CURATED EXHIBITS                                                                                                                       

2011 Route 66 Project (with Merry Scully), Governor’s Palace, Santa Fe, NM
2008 You don’t Know How i Feel, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2007 Artists Go Lightly, Temporary Autonomous Museum(s), San Francisco, CA