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    EDUCATION
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL BFA
  • UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 1996-2003, select courses
  • Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA 1998-2017, select courses
    SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 2019 “Desert Stories”
  • Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 2014 “Static Electricity: Objects That Light
  • Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV 2011
  • Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 2010 “Velocity=Change
  • Emeritus College, Santa Monica, CA 2010 “Joan Robey, Sculpture
  • Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 2009 “Natural Ingredients
  • Cisco Home, Pasadena, CA 2007
  • Sage College, Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY 2007 “Recent Sculpture
  • O.K. Harris Gallery, New York, NY 2007
  • galerie yoramgil, West Hollywood, CA 2005, “anew
  • Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica, CA 2000, “Naoj: Yebor Island
  • Desiderata Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1999
  • Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica, CA 1998, “Wall2Wall
  • Me.L.Yu, Denver, CO 1998, “Joan Robey
  • Me.L.Yu, Denver, CO 1997, “Second Coming: From Reject to Object
  • Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica, CA 1996, “Objection Overruled
  • Me.L.Yu, Denver, CO 1996, “Objection Overruled
    GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)
  • Santa Monica Art Studios Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 2019 “Mohave Made
  • Loft Art Studios & Gallery, San Pedro, CA 2018 “Walking Upstream
  • Gallerie Rheeway, Los Angeles, CA 2010 “Zest for Art
  • The Loft at Liz’s, Los Angeles, CA 2010 “Diverted Destruction 3
  • Los Angeles Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA 2010
  • Gallery Western, Los Angeles, CA 2009, “Common Ground
  • Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens, CA 2009, “Art from the Ashes
  • Cisco Home, Pasadena, CA 2008, “Art From the Ashes
  • Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2008 “Reclaiming Materials
  • Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA 2007 “To Assemble
  • Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 2007 “ecospective
  • galerie yoramgil, Beverly Hills, CA 2004, “Joan Robey & Peter Voulkas
  • LA Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA 2003, “Wallworks Winners
  • galerie yoramgil, Beverly Hills, CA 2003, “Introductions
  • Gallery of Functional Art, S.M., CA 2002, “Joan Robey & Friends
  • So. La Brea Gallery, Inglewood, CA 2002, “Summer Formal
  • LA Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA 2002, “Wallworks” juried show, George Herms, juror, 2nd prize
  • Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA 2002, “Art of Function
  • Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA 1998-2002
  • Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA 1999, “Outside In
  • Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA 1997, “Use Me
  • Tustin Renaissance Gallery, Tustin, CA 1997, “Contemporary Furniture
  • Studio Warehouse Exhibit, New York, NY 1996
  • Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica, CA 1995, “Sound Furniture
  • Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica, CA 1995, “Chair Show
    MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS
  • Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO 1998, “The Art of Tea
  • Orange County Museum, Newport Beach, CA 1997, “Feast on Art
  • Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA (traveling exhibition) 1997, “Hello Again! A New Wave of Recycled Art and Design
    COLLECTIONS
  • Peter Norton Family Trust
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
  • Nick Weschler
  • Batman & Robin” Movie
  • Judith Ivey/Tim Braine
  • Drew Carey
  • Les Firestein
  • Flor & Fred Damavandi
    COMMISSIONS
  • WasteHouse (a sculptural representation of household trash) Science World, Vancouver, BC Canada 2012
  • Ellen & Harvey Friedman, 2011
  • Flor and Fred Damavandi. 2009, 2008, 2007
    REVIEWS
  • Santa Monica Mirror, Lois Lambert Gallery, April 2014
  • Santa Monica Mirror, Lois Lambert Gallery, May 2009
  • San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA Apr. 2008
  • ArtSlant, San Francisco, CA Apr. 2008
  • Abstract Art On Line, www.abartonline.com, Feb. 2007
  • Capital District Home Style, Albany, NY 2007
  • Santa Monica Mirror, Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica, CA 2000
  • Santa Monica Mirror, Desiderata, Los Angeles, CA 1999
  • Metropolis Magazine, “In-Sites” 1997
  • Outlook Newspaper, Santa Monica, CA “One Person’s Trash” 1996
    BOARD AFFILIATIONS
  • Noah Purifoy Foundation, Board Member, Vice-President 2003-2010, Joshua Tree, CA
  • ARC:lax, founding board member 2010, Inglewood, CA
  • Santa Monica Arts Commission, Board Member 2012-2014