exhibitions: current & forthcoming

Elemental Forces

June 16, 2018 - April 30, 2019
West Nyack, NY

Curated by Barbara Galazzo for The Catherine Konner Sculpture Park at RoCA, this exhibition features out door sculptural work utilizing renewable forms of energy.

Plastic Entanglements

Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials at Smith College Museum of Art - February 8 - July 28, 2019
Northampton, MA

Organized by the Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State University, this major loan exhibition features work by an international roster of emerging and mid-career artists,

Displaced Abundance

March 4 - April 5, 2019
Elsah, IL

James K. Schmidt Gallery, Principia Collage
Opening Reception March 4th 4:30-6pm


May 3-September 1, 2019
Opening Reception: May 19th

Clinton, NJ


May 22-August 24, 2019

Opening Reception: May 22 7pm-9pm FREE

Philadelphia, PA

Suspended and illuminated works.Viewers will be able to wander through gallery and continue outside, where Robson’s illuminated sculptures have been installed along the trails.

Can’t You Sea? Ocean Plastic Artifacts

June 13 - September 8, 2019

Myrtle Beach, SC

An exhibition of ARTifacts created by six artists/activists: Dianna Cohen, Alejandro Duran, Sayaka Ganz, Pam Longobardi, Aurora Robson and Kirkland Smith, who employ discarded plastic as both an artistic medium and as subject matter.


upcoming lectures & panels

Re:Fuse - An Artist Talk by Aurora Robson

April 16, 2019 | 5–6:30 PM
Weinstein Auditorium | Wright Hall
Northampton, MA

I will be discussing my art practice and ongoing dedication to intercepting the waste stream illustrating the nature and complexity of the plastic pollution problem while offering a specific model for academic inquiry that takes place at the intersection of art and science.

The Role of Art in the Environmental Crisis

June 11, 2019 | 9-5pm
1230 Avenue of the Americas

New York City, NY
Speaker. NYChristie’s Education presents a symposium on artists’ response to the environmental crisis. The day-long symposium will consist of presentations and discussions with artists whose work addresses aspects of global climate change and its consequences in different ways.

MidSouth Sculpture Alliance Confab

October 5th, 2019
Chattanooga, TN

Intercepting the Plastic Waste Stream


exhibitions + lectures: past

Displaced Abundance

Annenberg Visiting Scholar
Lecture: March 5 7:30pm, Wanamaker Hall
Free to the public

2019 CAA Conference

Ecology of the Studio: Art In The Waste Stream
February 15th, 2019 - 2-3:30pm

Panelist. Event is free to attend. Details on conference here.

Plastic Entanglements

Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials
Sept 20, 2018 - December, 2018

Curated by Joyce Robinson at Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State.


Remake: Remodel

August 20 - October 27, 2018
Curated by Elizabeth Kauffman at The University Gallery at Fulton Hall, this 2 person exhibition features my work alongside the work of Heather Harvey.



June 1 - September 26, 2018
This group exhibition plays on the traditional museum of natural history model in a context wherein the proliferation of fake news has altered our culture dramatically. Curated by Tim Guthries for The Kaneko Museum.


Gravity Schmavity

June 1 - October 29, 2018
Thanks in part to the support of an Art Works Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), this exhibition features a new body of outdoor sculptures created for The Arboretum at Penn State made from welded industrial plastic debris procured from the waste stream at Penn State.


Plastic Entanglements

Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials
February 13 - June 17, 2018

Curated by Joyce Robinson at Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State, this timely group exhibition will travel to museums around the country til 2020.

Aqueous Remains

March 25 - May 25, 2018
Opening Reception March 25th 1-4pm

Selected works presented by The Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA), as part of their ongoing program seeking to answer important questions regarding Climate Change.



January 18 - May 14, 2018
Commissioned by Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Nebraska, I am honored to be creating a 60' tall site specific installation made from plastic debris as part of a two person exhibition alongside fellow Project Vortex artist Sayaka Ganz.


Pacific to Atlantic

Contemporary Artists From Hawai'i
November 10 - December 30, 2017
Curated by James Cavello. Featuring my work alongside Aaron Padilla, Andrew Binkley, Charlton Kupa'a Hee, Jang Chang Mi, Gaye Chan, Kaili Chun, John Koga, Kapulani Landgraf, Peter Shaindlin, Solomon Enos, Lawrence Seward, and Taiji Terasaki


The Tide is High

October 20 - December 9, 2017
Curated by Mark Sloan, this new large scale site-specific installation will be on view at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in Charleston, SC. Chris Jordan’s exhibition of new photographs will be on view simultaneously in the adjacent gallery. Artists talks and related programming will accompany the exhibitions.


For additional past exhibitions, please review my Bio + CV here.