selected bibliography

 2017  Mistake House  Interview with Principia College English Department for Soap Bubble Set. 

2017
Mistake House
Interview with Principia College English Department for Soap Bubble Set. 

 2017  Material Driven  Purva Chawla "...the most striking thing about Aurora’s work and approach is the cascading effect it has had on other artists and education in the arts."  

2017
Material Driven
Purva Chawla
"...the most striking thing about Aurora’s work and approach is the cascading effect it has had on other artists and education in the arts."
 

 2016  EcoTheoReview  Taylor Thomas "Robson opens our eyes to unexpected artwork and gives us a taste of how one may transform purposeless residue into meaningful creations." 

2016
EcoTheoReview
Taylor Thomas
"Robson opens our eyes to unexpected artwork and gives us a taste of how one may transform purposeless residue into meaningful creations." 

 2015  Arabella Design  Debra Usher "Recognizing that the materials used in these sculptures were taken from the flotsam and jetsam of our waste, the results are astounding."

2015
Arabella Design
Debra Usher
"Recognizing that the materials used in these sculptures were taken from the flotsam and jetsam of our waste, the results are astounding."

 2015  BBC The Forum: Plasticity  (Audio) Bridget Kendall

2015
BBC The Forum: Plasticity (Audio)
Bridget Kendall

 2015  Sculpture Magazine  Barbara Schreiber "...Therein lies the beauty, profundity, and intoxicating WTF-ness of her creative practice."

2015
Sculpture Magazine
Barbara Schreiber
"...Therein lies the beauty, profundity, and intoxicating WTF-ness of her creative practice."

 2015  WIRED UK  Jennifer Allan "...for Canadian artist Aurora Robson, it's the perfect medium."

2015
WIRED UK
Jennifer Allan
"...for Canadian artist Aurora Robson, it's the perfect medium."

 2015  Scholastic Issues 21  Erika Boas "...Her work raises awareness about the huge amounts of waste that end up in landfills and the world's oceans. "

2015
Scholastic Issues 21
Erika Boas
"...Her work raises awareness about the huge amounts of waste that end up in landfills and the world's oceans. "

 2015  Earth Debates  Catherine Chambers "...a Canadian-born artist who uses waste materials, much of it hazardous, to create large, modern pieces of art."

2015
Earth Debates
Catherine Chambers
"...a Canadian-born artist who uses waste materials, much of it hazardous, to create large, modern pieces of art."

 2014  SOMA Magazine  Debra Winter "...For artist Aurora Robson, art is a dialogue. While many are attracted to her work simply for it's beauty and grace, a much deeper conversation is taking place."

2014
SOMA Magazine
Debra Winter
"...For artist Aurora Robson, art is a dialogue. While many are attracted to her work simply for it's beauty and grace, a much deeper conversation is taking place."

 2014  150,000 PET Bottles  Katerina Novakova Henri Achten "...During this time, around 80,000 PET Bottles went through her hands and easily 100,000 caps."

2014
150,000 PET Bottles
Katerina Novakova
Henri Achten
"...During this time, around 80,000 PET Bottles went through her hands and easily 100,000 caps."

 2014  The Charlotte Observer  Samantha Sabin Barbara Shreiner "In the resulting work, you don’t see the awfulness of plastic pollution; instead, you see enchanting objects."

2014
The Charlotte Observer
Samantha Sabin
Barbara Shreiner
"In the resulting work, you don’t see the awfulness of plastic pollution; instead, you see enchanting objects."

 2014  Creative Loafing  Anita Overcash "...For her multi-media installations, she gives materials a significant role in addressing issues related to both human consciousness and the environment."

2014
Creative Loafing
Anita Overcash
"...For her multi-media installations, she gives materials a significant role in addressing issues related to both human consciousness and the environment."

 2013  Beyond Magazine  Hilary Stunda "Robson...Artist. Teacher. Thought leader. She offers, 'It's the purpose of the artist to be a visiounary. I try to visualize a habitable future and see things in new ways that might be relevant and uplifting to others."

2013
Beyond Magazine
Hilary Stunda
"Robson...Artist. Teacher. Thought leader. She offers, 'It's the purpose of the artist to be a visiounary. I try to visualize a habitable future and see things in new ways that might be relevant and uplifting to others."

 2013   National Geographic ASPIRE Textbook  "...The resulting sculptures are fascinating and unique. She has used a similar approach to junk mail- making art objects out of things we'd rather throw away."

2013
National Geographic ASPIRE Textbook
"...The resulting sculptures are fascinating and unique. She has used a similar approach to junk mail- making art objects out of things we'd rather throw away."

 2013  Fiber Art  "Robson creates environments completely constructed of waste stream synthetics that otherwise end up in 'The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.'"

2013
Fiber Art
"Robson creates environments completely constructed of waste stream synthetics that otherwise end up in 'The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.'"

 2013  Environmental Science  A Canadian Perspective "... Aurora Robson created this walk-in exhibit called The Great Indoors from 15,000 plastic bottles. Much of her art gives new purpose to recycled plastics, packaging materials, and junk mail."

2013
Environmental Science
A Canadian Perspective "... Aurora Robson created this walk-in exhibit called The Great Indoors from 15,000 plastic bottles. Much of her art gives new purpose to recycled plastics, packaging materials, and junk mail."

 2012  Columbus Dispatch  “While she’s starting this conversation about personal waste, she’s also turning out beautiful sculpture. Other artists who work in this theme can sometimes hit you over the head with their message.”

2012
Columbus Dispatch
“While she’s starting this conversation about personal waste, she’s also turning out beautiful sculpture. Other artists who work in this theme can sometimes hit you over the head with their message.”

 2012  City Scene  Cindy Galliard "...Anything written about Aurora Robson will tell you she is a artist committed to interrupting the waste stream, which makers her a natural fit to show at the conservatory."

2012
City Scene
Cindy Galliard
"...Anything written about Aurora Robson will tell you she is a artist committed to interrupting the waste stream, which makers her a natural fit to show at the conservatory."

 2011  Day Trip  Issue No. 4 "We all went a little nuts when we learned that Aurora Robson’s hyaline sculptures are made entirely out of garbage. Aurora pieces demonstrate that sustainable art has a bright future to look forward to."

2011
Day Trip
Issue No. 4
"We all went a little nuts when we learned that Aurora Robson’s hyaline sculptures are made entirely out of garbage. Aurora pieces demonstrate that sustainable art has a bright future to look forward to."

    2012 (Back Cover)  Crazy Art  Chantal Alles "...the creation of something positive from the inherent negativity of waste, and the reaction of surprise the materials inevitably draw from the observer, are the key factors in what she does."

 

2012 (Back Cover)
Crazy Art
Chantal Alles
"...the creation of something positive from the inherent negativity of waste, and the reaction of surprise the materials inevitably draw from the observer, are the key factors in what she does."

 2011 (Cover)  Green Building + Design  Lost and Found Thalia A-M Bruehl "Think about what you really need, what you really value, and how you want to be remembered."

2011 (Cover)
Green Building + Design
Lost and Found
Thalia A-M Bruehl
"Think about what you really need, what you really value, and how you want to be remembered."

 2012  Being American  Francis Di Tommaso "...these forms in endless variety-first sketched and inked in delicate hues, then overlaid with collage-she strives to subvert the intent of junk mail, transforming its waste into art..."

2012
Being American
Francis Di Tommaso
"...these forms in endless variety-first sketched and inked in delicate hues, then overlaid with collage-she strives to subvert the intent of junk mail, transforming its waste into art..."

 2010  Art + Antiques  Drawn Together Edward M. Gomez "...subtle sense of humor may be found in the...attention to the details of color, suggested pattern and paper texture, of the printed credit-card solicitations and advertisements she receives in the mail."

2010
Art + Antiques
Drawn Together
Edward M. Gomez
"...subtle sense of humor may be found in the...attention to the details of color, suggested pattern and paper texture, of the printed credit-card solicitations and advertisements she receives in the mail."

 2009  Art in America  In the Studio:  Aurora Robson Edward M. Gomez "My studio is more like a refinery - an anti-factory.  I like the sense of community that comes  with this process."

2009
Art in America
In the Studio: 
Aurora Robson
Edward M. Gomez
"My studio is more like a refinery - an anti-factory. 
I like the sense of community that comes
with this process."

 2008 (Cover)  Arts Houston:  The Great Indoors Garland Fielder "Delivering nightmares  writ large against a tranquil tableau of recycled materials, Aurora Robson makes the banal beautiful...."

2008 (Cover)
Arts Houston:
The Great Indoors
Garland Fielder
"Delivering nightmares
writ large against a tranquil tableau of recycled materials, Aurora Robson makes the banal beautiful...."

 2008  Plenty  Message in a Bottle Steven K. Lee "Although Robson’s  sculptures elicit descriptions like "breathtaking" and "otherwordly," the pieces start as trash."

2008
Plenty
Message in a Bottle
Steven K. Lee
"Although Robson’s
sculptures elicit descriptions like "breathtaking" and "otherwordly," the pieces start as trash."