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2019

Artscope
by Marguerite Serkin
”…’Ona,’ 2014, stands as an emblematic yet paradoxically ephemeral testament to the versatility and whimsy of residual plastics…”
Click image to view PDF of full article.

2018
       
     
2018

Green Magazine Hawaii
By Lauren McNally
"...despite their grim origin, the artist’s intricate, whimsical sculptures are decidedly optimistic. They’re lively, even—organic in a way that synthetic material simply isn’t."

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2018

Modern Weekly
Recycled Plastic Couture

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2018

Home Living & Design

2017
       
     
2017

Mistake House Interview
"…[Aurora’s] work is physically present for viewers, entangling them within the many spirals and lines of the plastic while emphasizing the importance of fixing the problem of waste."

2017
       
     
2017

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

2016
       
     
2016

InSpades
by Anissa Stambouli
”Many of Robson’s sculptures, such as “Isla” and “Ona,” resemble stained glasswork with their translucent vibrancy and voluptuous movement…”

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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
       
     
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."

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2015

BBC The Forum: Plasticity(Audio)
Bridget Kendall

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

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

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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. "

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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
       
     
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
       
     
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."

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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."

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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
       
     
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."

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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."

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2013

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

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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
       
     
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."

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2012

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."

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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..."

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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.”

2011
       
     
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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."

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2011

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."

2010
       
     
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
       
     
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
       
     
2008

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

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2008

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