The Designer

Robyn Kinsela has held numerous solo exhibitions, and has been represented in group shows around the world, including Australia, Hungary, Belgium, Zimbabwe, Wales and Hawaii. She has received a number of awards and commendations, and has participated in artist residencies at ANU’s School of Art, Canberra (2002-06); Balantonfured/Csopak, Hungary (2007); and Gunyah AIR, North Arm Cove, NSW (2012).

In 2013, Robyn was awarded the Veolia Mulwaree Trust Creative Arts Scholarship for Arts Practice.

Exhibitions where Robyn has been a finalist include Fisher’s Ghost Open Art Award (2003, 2011 & 2012); Outback Art Prize, the Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize and Norvill Landscape Painting Prize (2008); the Banyule Works on Paper and Arc Yinnar Drawing Prize (2006); the Heyson Landscape Prize (2006 & 2012); Island Art Award (Tasmania), Geelong Print Award (Victoria) and the Hazelhurst Works on Paper Art Award (2005); 33rd Alice Prize (2004); Portia Geach Memorial Portrait Prize (1994); and Jacaranda Prize for Drawing (1988 & 1994).

Robyn Kinsela’s work is included in private and corporate collections across Australia, the USA, the UK and Hungary. Her work is represented in public spaces, including the NSW Historic Houses Trust collection, Westmead Children’s Hospital and the Canberra Hospital, as well as in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia and the National Museum of Wales as part of the Vario Print Exchange.

Robyn now devotes her time to her artmaking and to a range of education projects.