Roberts, Robyn

Community: Whidbey Island
Phone: 360-298-4210
Website: (coming soon)
Media: Sculpture

Artist Statement

My artwork frequently involves people, especially faces. In my two-dimensional work, I am interested in creating images that convey both detail and depth. The close relationship between light and shadow in three-dimensional space has influenced my transition of interest to sculpture, specifically with ceramics. I am excited to experiment more with sculpting detailed figures and expressions and to play with exaggeration and distortion of the figures.

I am drawn to ceramics because it is a naturally occurring material. A goal of mine is to relate my work to the environment and human influences on the environment. As part of this goal I think it is important to use a material that is formed through natural processes to make artwork that is relevant to the environment. I plan to develop my technical skill in ceramics and create relationships between my artwork and nature.


I grew up on San Juan Island and I now go to school at Western Washington University. (as of June 2017) I'm just finishing up a Bachelors of Art and will be continuing on to complete a Bachelors of Fine Art.

Gallery Affiliations

2017 -- Bellingham Ceramics Community Fair, Bellingham
2016 -- Western Washington University C Gallery, Bellingham
2016 -- Lelu Island Fundraiser, Bellingham
2016 -- Ceramics showing, B Gallery at WWU, Bellingham
2016 -- Figurative Drawing showing, B Gallery at WWU, Bellingham
2015 -- Western Washington University C Gallery, Bellingham
2015 -- Old Capital Building in Olympia for Washington State Superintendent Award, Olympia
2013 -- Friday Harbor High School Hallway gallery, Friday Harbor

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