Bearden 100

#78 Untitled-1963
By Romare Bearden

Selected by Kenya (Robinson)


The objects I tend to make are preoccupied with vertical space, but I am currently interested in the horizon. This work speaks directly to this transition in my practice.

Kenya (Robinson)

Mischief Maker
New Haven, CT

Title: Blonde Anemone Medium: Plastic Combs, Cable Ties, Nuts, Bolts, Synthetic Hair, Nylon Crochet Thread Dimensions: Approx. 8" x 20" Year: 2010

Kenya (Robinson) is a community-taught artist from Gainesville, Florida and proud Brooklyn Representer. An aficionado of all things blonde, she is a past resident of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's WorkSpace Program (2009-2010) and the 2010 Triangle Arts Workshop. Her sculptural work has been exhibited at The Museum of Contemporary Diasporan Arts, The Jersey City Museum, The Aljira Center for Contemporary Art and The 60 Wall Street Gallery of Deutsche Bank. In addition, her performances have been featured at Rush Arts Gallery, MoMA PS1, The DUMBO Arts Festival, The Kitchen as well as the Home Section of the New York Times.

She is currently a second year MFA candidate in sculpture at the Yale School of Art and the inaugural resident for Recess Activities' online residency ANALOG.