Aurora Robson + Marshall Coles
“Plastic pollution is a global health problem, art is a global language..”
Robson’s new body of work is made in collaboration with her husband Marshall. Together they are working on solar powered illuminated welded plastic debris sculptures. Robson is a multi-media artist known predominantly for her work intercepting the waste stream. Her practice is about subjugating negativity and shifting trajectories.
Aurora Robson is a multi-media artist known predominantly for her work intercepting the waste stream. She was born in Toronto in 1972 and grew up in Maui, HI. She lived and worked for 2 decades in NYC, and recently moved to the Hudson Valley. Robson holds a double major (B.A.) in visual arts and art history from Columbia University. Robson’s work has been featured in Sculpture Magazine, Art in America, WIRED, Art & Antiques, the cover of Green Building + Design and other publications. She is a recipient of the Pollock Krasner Grant, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture, a TED/Lincoln Re-Imagine Prize and a National Endowment for the Arts Art Work Grant. This piece the first in a new series of collaborative solar powered illuminated welded plastic debris sculptures made with her husband Marshall Coles.