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Kathleen Robbins

Title: Professor / Studio Art
Department: School of Visual Art & Design
School of Visual Art and Design
Phone: 803-777-2443
Office: McMaster, 206
Resources: School of Visual Art & Design


Kathleen Robbins is a professor of art, coordinator of the photography program, and affiliate faculty of southern studies in the School of Visual Art and Design. Robbins received her MFA from the University of New Mexico. Her photographs have been exhibited in galleries and museums including The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, The New Orleans Photo Alliance, The Light Factory Museum of Contemporary Photography & Film, The Weatherspoon Museum, John Michael Kohler Art Center, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Addison Gallery of American Art, and The Southeast Museum of Photography. Robbins' work has also been featured by Fraction Magazine, Flak Photo, Conscientious, Humble Arts New York, CNN, NPR’s Picture Show, PDN’s Photo of the Day, Oxford American, and Garden and Gun. She is represented by the Rebekah Jacob Gallery in Charleston. In 2012, she was part of the Critical Mass top 50 and she was the recipient of the 2011 PhotoNOLA Review Prize.

Robbins teaches all levels of photography in the studio art area.

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