Resumé of ROBYN HORN

PERSONAL Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1951. Currently residing in Little Rock, Arkansas.
HISTORY B. A. from Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas 1969 - 1973.
Charter Member, Advisory Council, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Advisory Committee, Wharton Esherick Museum, Paoli, PA
Advisory Committee, San Francisco Museum of Craft + Design, San Francisco,
California
President and Founder, Collectors of Wood Art 1998-2000
Honorary Board, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution 2000-2002
Member of the Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Board, 2003-2009
Member of the Collections Committee, Museum of Art & Design, New York City,
NY 2004-2007
AWARDS  
  2000 Honorary Lifetime Membership Award, American Association of Woodturners
2000 Distinguished Service Award, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
2002 Winthrop Rockefeller Memorial Award, Arkansas Arts Center
2007 McColl Award, Founder’s Circle and Mint Museum of Cr
2007 Lifetime Achievement Award, Collectors of Wood Art
2008 Craft Organization Development Association Award for Leadership, Creative Thinking and Outstanding Service
2008 Arkansas Living Treasure, Arkansas Dept of Natural Heritage
   
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2008 Nina Bliese Gallery presents: Robyn Horn & Ann Ginsburgh Hofkin, Nina Bliese Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Selected Works 2008, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   
2007 Craft in America, Expanding Traditions, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR and traveling
49th Annual Delta Exhibition, curated by Don Reitz, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Far From the Tree, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport, ME
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, del Mano Gallery, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
Selected Works, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   
2006 Wood Now Exhibition, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
New Acquisitions for the New Millennium, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
The Presence of Absence, CWA special exhibit curated by Hal Nelson, SOFA, Chicago, IL
Woodturning on the Edge, University of Idaho, Prichard Gallery, Moscow, ID
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, del Mano Gallery, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
Artediem 2, fundraiser for CARTI, Little Rock, AR
   
2005 Soulful Tracks: Form & Surface, 2 person show, Tercera Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
Masters of Wood Art III, Finer Things Gallery, Nashville, TN
Artists' Reflections: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, PA
Out of the Woods, DeVos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
Wood Sculpture, A Rhythmical Weave of the Elements, Upstairs Gallery, Tryon, NC
Relativity & Art, Art from the Hutcheson Family, John Brown University Art Gallery, Siloam Springs, AR
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, del Mano Gallery, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
Two person show, Jesus Moroles and Robyn Horn, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, TX
Artediem, fundraiser for Our House, Little Rock, AR
   
2004 Out of the Woods, Arizona State University Art Museum, Nelson Fine Arts Center, Tempe, AZ
Rooted in Innovation: Contemporary Wood Sculpture, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Celebrating Nature, curated by Kevin Wallace, The Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
47th Annual Delta Exhibition, Honorable Mention, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Robyn Horn, Solo Exhibition, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Robyn Horn, Solo Exhibition, Amy Howard Richmond Fine Art, Little Rock, AR
New Artists, Andora Gallery, Carefree, AZ
Whole Grain: Sculptured Wood, CWA special exhibition curated by Mark Leach, SOFA, Chicago, IL
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, del Mano Gallery, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
Fifth Contemporary Wood Invitational, American Art Company, Tacoma, WA
   
2003 Union of Souls, solo exhibition, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, A
Kanazawa World Craft Forum Invitational Exhibition, Kanazawa, Japan
Into the Woods, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Robyn Horn-One Woman Show, Olivia Cornwell Fine Art, Little Rock, AR
Sculptural Forms in Wood, solo exhibition, Hendrix College, Conway, AR
Two Steps Forward, One Step Back, Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
25th Annual Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ
Masters of Wood Art II, Finer Things Gallery, Nashville, TN
A Way with Nature, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC
Your Turn: Collecting Wood Art, The Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI
Turned and Sculpted Wood 2003, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
Works in Wood, Harrison Gallery, Key West, FL
   
2002 Wood Turning in North America Since 1930, Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC
Wood Turning in North America Since 1930, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Southern Contemporary: New Ar
James Renwick Alliance 20th Anniversary Benefit Auction, Washington, DC
Masters of Wood, curated by William Hunter, gallerymateria, Scottsdale, AZ
Turned and Sculpted Wood 2002, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
Creators/Collectors, Baum Gallery of Fine Art, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR
WOOD, Carved, Sculpted, Turned, Harrison Gallery, Key West, FL
Branching Out: Contemporary Wood Turning in 2002, Ellipse Art Center, Arlington, VA
Abstraction: A Parallel Reality, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC
   
2001 Wood Turning in North America Since 1930, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Diversity & Exploration: New Forms in Wood, R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Small Works, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
Southern Women of Infl
Challenge VI: Roots-Insights & Inspirations, Contemporary Turned Objects, Berman Museum of Art
New Acquisitions, Arizona State University, Nelson Fine Arts Center, Tempe, AZ
Originals 2001, Ark. Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, (traveling)
Turning Wood into Art, Van Dyke Center, Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA
Turned and Sculptured Wood 2001, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Third National Invitational, American Art Company, Tacoma, WA
The Birthday Party, Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA
Masters of Wood Art, Finer Things Gallery, Nashville, TN
   
2000 Turning Wood into Art: Masterworks from the Arthur and Jane Mason Collection, Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC
Twenty Objects from the Late Century, Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Living with Form, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
The Fine Art of Wood at the Millennium, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Defining Craft, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
Horizons 2000, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT
Distinguishing Natures, Southeast Wood Sculptors, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC
Sculpted Wood Forms, R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
American Woodturning: Emerging Contemporary Art Form, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN
Second National Invitational, American Art Company, Tacoma, WA
Turnings of the Season, Sable V Fine Art Gallery, Galveston, TX
Alchemy in Wood, The Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI
Studio Wood/ The New Frontier, Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Collaborators, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Turned and Sculptured Wood 2000, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
Forms in Wood Exhibition, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
American Woodturners Profile I, R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Small Works, Robert McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
American Woodturners Profile II, R. Duane Reed Gallery, Chicago, IL
Revolution/Evolution I, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Turned Wood, An Invitational, The American Art Company, Tacoma, WA
Turned Out, The Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI
Turned and Sculptured Wood '99, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The White House Collection- Selected Work, Zazen Gallery, Belleville, WI
Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Images in Wood, Robyn Horn and Jack Slentz, The Arts & Science Center, Pine Bluff, AR
Hendrix College Invitational Art Exhibition, Hendrix College, Conway, AR
From Every Angle, Arkansas Arts Council
   
1999 Collectors' Choice, an Invitational, SOFA, Chicago, IL
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
Forms in Wood Exhibition, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
American Woodturners Profile I, R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Small Works, Robert McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
American Woodturners Profile II, R. Duane Reed Gallery, Chicago, IL
Revolution/Evolution I, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Turned Wood, An Invitational, The American Art Company, Tacoma, WA
Turned Out, The Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI
Turned and Sculptured Wood '99, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The White House Collection- Selected Work, Zazen Gallery, Belleville, WI
Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Images in Wood, Robyn Horn and Jack Slentz, The Arts & Science Center, Pine Bluff, AR
Hendrix College Invitational Art Exhibition, Hendrix College, Conway, AR
From Every Angle, Arkansas Arts Council, Little Rock, Arkansas
   
1998 Earth Voices Star Songs, Michelle Holzapfel and Robyn Horn, Connell Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Masters in Wood, Barry Friedman, Ltd., New York, NY
Expressions in Wood, Wornick Collection, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
Collaborators, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Turned Wood '98, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Pathways '98, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
In Collaboration With..., Fine Arts Building, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
   
1997 Expressions in Wood, Wornick Collection, Oakland Museum of CA
Turned Wood Now: Redefining the Lathe-Turned Object IV, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Moving Beyond Tradition Wood Invitational, Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, AR
Artists from the White House Craft Collection, ERL Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
Exhibition to Benefit CERF, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Turned Wood '97, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Burton Creek Collection, Tifton Museum of Art and Heritage, Tifton, GA
Turned Wood, Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Homage to Osolnik, Connell Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Bats and Bowls, Louisville Slugger Museum, Louisville, KY
Hendrix Invitational, Alumni Art, Hendrix College, Conway, AR
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
   
1996 Turned Wood, Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Hands Together for Heritage, Ark. Artists Registry Gallery, Little Rock, AR
Turned Wood '96, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
White House Collection Craftspeople, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Regional Craft Biennial, Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, AR-Purchase Award
Women in Wood, Banaker Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Turn, Turning, Turned, Exhibits USA
Turned Askew, Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC
Nature Turning Into Art, The Waterbury Collection,
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
   
1995 White House Collection of American Crafts, National Gallery of American Art, Washington DC
Turned Wood, Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Turned Wood '95, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Evolution of the Art Form, Connell Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, Chicago, IL
   
1994 Challenge V, Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA
Turned Wood, Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Regional Craft Biennial, Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, AR
Turned Wood '94, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Redefining the Lathe Turned Object III, ASU Museum, Tempe, AZ
Materials Hard and Soft, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX
Women in Wood, Banaker Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Woodturning: Work of Master Craftsmen, Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan,
Sculptural Objects, Functional Art, Chicago, IL
   
1993 White House Collection of American Crafts, White House, Washington, DC
Sculptural Objects Functional Art, Chicago, IL
Arkansas-Year of the Craft, Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, AR
Hand of a Craftsman, Eye of an Artist- Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
Turned Wood, Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Turned Wood '93, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
15th Annual Vahki Exhibition, Galeria Mesa Art Center, Mesa, AZ
   
1992 Turned Wood Sculpture-Geode Series, Herr-Chambliss Gallery, Hot Springs, AR
Regional Craft Biennial, Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, AR
Woodware, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, AZ
Contemporary Wood, Banaker Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Turned Wood '92, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Out of the Woods: Turned Wood by American Craftsmen, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
Rain Forest Safe & Environmentally Friendly, Northwest Gallery of Fine Woodworking, Seattle, WA
Redefining the Lathe-Turned Objects, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
   
1991 Gallery Show of Woodturning, Carlyn Galerie, Dallas TX
Turned Wood '91, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Challenge IV, Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, PA
13th Annual Vahki Exhibition, Galerie Mesa Art Center, Mesa, AZ
   
1990 Third Annual Lathe Turned Objects Show, Sansar, Washington, D.C.
Regional Craft Biennial, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR - Purchase Award
Vision and Concept II, Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg, TN
Woodturners -Two person show, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
Handmade for the 90's, The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
Turned Wood '90, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Featured Artist for January, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
12th Annual Vahki Exhibition, Mesa, AZ
Materials Hard and Soft, Denton, TX - Juror's Award
   
1989 Turners Challenge III, Craft Alliance Gallery, S
Turned Wooden Objects, one-person show, Heights Gallery, Little Rock, AR
American Contemporary Works in Wood, The Dairy Barn, Athens, OH
Vessels and Forms in Wood, St. Paul, MN
Materials Hard and Soft, Denton, TX
   
1988 International Turned Objects Show, Philadelphia, PA
The Turned Message II, St. Paul, MN
20th Annual Louisiana Crafts Council, "Made in the Shade", Baton Rouge, LA
Materials Hard and Soft, Denton, TX
New Talent/New Work, Great American Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Spectrum Auction at Hunter Museum, Chattanooga, TN
   
   
GALLERIES
  American Art Company, Tacoma, WA
Andora Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, North Carolina
Brunner Gallery, Covington and Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Cervini-Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Finer Things, Nashville, Tennessee
Gallery Central, Hot Springs, Arkansas
Nina Bliese Gallery, Minnesota, MN
rakovaBRECKER, Dania Beach, Florida
Tercera Gallery, Palo Alto, California
T. Lamarr Fine Art, Little Rock, Arkansas
   
   
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
  Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, Michigan
Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas
Kamm Teapot Museum, Sparta, NC
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, North Carolina
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama
Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, New York
National Museum of American Art, Renwick Gallery, Washi
North Carolina State University, Gregg Museum of Art & Design, Raleigh, North Carolina
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
Spartanburg County Museum of Art, Spartanburg, SC
White House Collection of American Crafts, Clinton Library, Little Rock, Arkansas
Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
   
   
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2007 UALR magazine, 2007, Fall/Winter Volume 3 Number2 pp. 15-16.
AY, February 2007, Volume XVIII, Number 10, 49th Annual Delta Exhibition, p. 16.
At Home in Arkansas, May 2007,
At Home in Arkansas, July 2007, Cover photo
Craft in America traveling exhibition brochure, “Already Set in Motion”
   
2006 Woodwork, April 2006, Number 98, Robyn Horn: Turner, Sculptor, Collector, pp.22-28.
Art & Antiques, March 2006, 100 Top Collectors by Rebecca Dimling Cochran & Bobbie Leigh, pp.98-99.
Presence of Absence, Wood Now, exhibition catalogue, curated by Mark Leach, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
Woodturning on the Edge, exhibition catalogue, Prichard Art Gallery, University of ID, Moscow, ID
   
2005 Little Rock Soirée, December 2005, Vol. 04, No. 10, Wood Work, p. 50.
Real Living, December 2005, Spotlight Robyn Horn, p. 18.
   
2004 Sculpture, October 2004, Vol. 23, No. 8, In the Big Easy, p. 21, Fractured Millstone, 2000.
The Art of the South 1890-2003, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, J. Richard Gruber and David Houston, Scala Publishers, Ltd., London
Celebrating Nature, Craft Traditions/Contemporary Expressions, Exhibition Catalogue, The Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Whole Grain, Sculptural Wood 2004, Special Exhibition curated by Mark Leach, SOFA Chicago
"An Artist and a Gentlewoman", Arkansas Times, November 25, Lesli
At Home In Arkansas, at home with . . . Robyn Horn, May 2004, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 38.
   
2003 Union of Souls, Robyn Horn, Exhibition Catalogue, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Wood Art Today, Furniture, Vessels, Sculpture, Dona Z. Meilach, Schiffer Publishing. pp. 186,205,222,234.
Sacred Vessels, In Concert for One People, CLAL, The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership
Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 2003, pp. 146-147.
Arkansas Democrat Gazette, April 13, Style Section, pp.1E and 3E, article by Werner Trieschmann
Log Cabin Democrat, November 13, Entertainment Guide, pp. 1, 10 and 11, article by Carol Rolf
   
2002 Scratching The Surface, Guild Publishing, by Michael Hosaluk
American Style, "Wooed by Wood", Winter 2002-2003, P. 66-73.
   
2001 Wood Turning in North America Since 1930, Wood Turning Center
Challenge VI- Roots: Insights & Inspirations in Contemporary Turned Objects, Wood Turning Center. Philadelphia, PA
   
2000 Defining Craft, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
Living with Form, The Horn Collection of Contemporary Crafts, Arkansas Arts Center
Turning Wood into Art, The Jane and Arthur Mason Collection, Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC
The Fine Art of Wood at the Millennium, Detroit Institute of Arts
American Craft, "Collecting A Life: John and Robyn Horn, Dec. 2000/Jan. 2001, pp.46-53.
Beautiful Things, Guild Publishing, Madison, Wisconsin
Turning Points, Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, PA, "To Conserve or Not to Conserve", p. 38.
American Woodturner, Journal of the American Association of Woodturners, Shoreview, MN, "Robyn Horn, Artist, Turners' friend honored by AAW", p. 14-16.
Craft Arts International, Sydney, Australia No. 4
   
1999 Contemporary Turned Wood, by Leier, Peters, Wallace
   
1998 New York Times, Wornick Collection, American Craft Museum, Feb. 6, New York, NY
   
1997 Woodwork, February- "Madrone Burl Stepping Stone"
Enter the World of Lathe-Turned Objects, Wood Turning Center Catalogue
Moving Beyond Tradition: A Turned-Wood Invitational, Decorative Arts Museum
Little Rock, Arkansas
Turned Wood Now: Redefining the Lathe-Turned Object IV, Arizona State University
Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona
Expressions In Wood- Wornick Collection, Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
American Craft- February/March- "Expressions In Wood", Wornick Collection
   
1996 Arkansas Democrat Gazette- Regional Craft Biennial, Decorative Arts Museum
The Art of the Lathe- Patrick Spielman
Regional Craft Biennial Catalogue, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Woodturning, D
   
1995 The White House Collection of American Crafts
   
1994 Challenge V: International Lathe-Turned Objects Catalog
Woodturning, May 1994 - A Focus on Hidden Talent Worldwide
Woodturning, November 1994 - Review of Turned Wood, '94 del Mano Gallery
   
1993 Arkansas: Year of American Craft 1993
   
1992 Fine Woodworking Design Book Six
Out of the Woods: Turned Wood by American Craftsmen
   
1991 Challenge IV: International Lathe-Turned Objects Catalogue
Fine Woodworking Design Book Five Calendar (May)
   
1990 Arkansas Homes Magazine, Fall l990,"Pierced Geode, Nutmeg & Bocote"
Fine Woodworking Design Book Five
The Southern California Woodworker, January, "Pierced Geode"
   
1989 Fine Woodworking, Jan/Feb, p.84 "Redwood Geode"
   
1988 International Turned Objects Show Catalogue, pp. 44-45
American Woodworker, Sept/Oct, p. 70 "Sheoake Geode"