Robin Adsit received her B.F.A from the San Francisco Art Institute with an emphasis in painting and drawing. She went on to complete an M.A. in Painting and Drawing from San Francisco State University, and an M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing from The Ohio State University, where she graduated Phi Kappa Phi. While at Ohio State University she received a grant to travel to Spain to study the works of Velazquez, El Greco, and Zubaran. In 2003, Robin was the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant for painting and drawing. Robin was awarded a residency at Jentel for August, 2022. In July, 2019 she was an Artist in Residence at ChaNorth in Pine Plains, New York. In August, she was awarded a residency at the Vermont Studio Center. In January 2017, she was awarded a residency at MASSMoCA in Massachusetts where she participated in studio visits and open access to the exhibitions at the museum. In May 2009, she participated in an artist residency and open studios at 18th Street Art Center in Santa Monica, CA. In November 2008, Robin was awarded a residency at Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.
Robin’s paintings and drawings have appeared in numerous national and regional exhibitions and include, most recently: The Indivisable Spectrum,The Painting Center, NY, Collar Works, NY, And Elsewhere, An exhibition of five west coast artists, Charles Long Projects, CA., One in a Year, The Painting Center and the Painting Center Flat files, ChaShaMa, NY, Ely Center of Contemporary Art, CT. Portraits and Identity, SITE: Brooklyn, Breaching the Margins at the Urban Institute of Art, MI. A solo exhibition, Fixed, Fluid and Framed at The Little Gallery of San Bernardino. Concrete and Adrift at the Alexandria Museum of Art, LA, Currents exhibition at AIR Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Field Projects, NY, Cryn Out Loud, Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe. Close to Home, LA Artshare, The Twenty First Century Body Exhibition, 40th, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA. and DE-MOB- BING: Landscape, Structure, Bioform, a visual art exhibition at Headlands Center for the Arts. She is currently a lecturer at CSU San Bernardino where she teaches painting, drawing and life drawing.