Personal details

Name
Dr Charles Robb
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice,
Visual Arts
Discipline *
Visual Arts and Crafts
Phone
+61 7 3138 3761
Fax
+61 7 3138 8105
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

Master of Fine Art (Monash University), Bachelor of Arts (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Fine Art (Sculpture) (Victorian College of the Arts)

Keywords

practice-led methodologies, self-portraiture, topology in art, figurative sculpture, portraiture, public art, subjectivity

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Background
Charles Robb is a practicing artist and an Senior Lecturer in Visual Art. Charles’s work has been exhibited at major Australian venues including

  • the Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
  • the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
  • the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.

Awards

  • 2005: selected for the National Gallery of Australia Sculpture Prize
  • 2001, 2002 and 2005: short-listed three times for the Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award
  • recipient of Project Grants from both Arts Queensland and the Australia Council
  • 2006: awarded the Australia Council Studio Residency at the Cite des Internationales in Paris.
  • 2001: received a Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship to research Baroque sculpture in Spain.

In addition to appearing in catalogues, his work has been reviewed in

  • Art and Australia
  • Artlink
  • Art Monthly
  • Australian Art Collector
  • Broadsheet
  • Eyeline
  • World Sculpture News
  • Contemporary.

His writing has been published in

  • Photofile
  • Eyeline
  • Machine
  • unMagazine.

Research interests

  • contemporary sculpture
  • the portrait bust
  • the commemorative statue
  • self-portraiture
  • autogeneity in contemporary art practice.
This information has been contributed by Dr Charles Robb.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.