Prof. Robinson began teaching at GSW in 1978 at the age of 26. She graduated with a MFA in Painting, and a minor in Paleontology from The University of Cincinnati in 1977. Prof. Robinson sold 1975 Volvos to pay for her graduate school. As a junior in college, Prof. Robinson decided to focus on painting and has even provided painting lessons to previous President, Jimmy Carter.
Q: “What inspired you to be an artist?”
A: Decorating oatmeal boxes as a child that my mother would give me.
Q: “What’s your favorite book?”
A: Name of the Rose by Umberto Echo
Q: “Who is your favorite artist that inspired you most?”
A: Belgium artist Pierre Alechensky, he was popular in the mid to late 20th century.
Q: “How did your family handle you choosing to be an artist?”
A: “I didn’t think I was going to be an artist”, Prof. Robinson went on, “Everyone encouraged me to do what I wanted to do.”