Robyn Horn

Biography

PERSONAL HISTORY
Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1951. Currently residing in Little Rock, Arkansas. B. A. from Hendrix College, Conway, AR 1969 - 1973 Charter Member, Advisory Council, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN Advisory Committee, Wharton Esherick Museum, Paoli, PA Advisory Committee, San Francisco Museum of Craft + Design, San Francisco, CA President and Founder, Collectors of Wood Art 1998-2000 Honorary Board, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution 2000-2002 Member of the Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Board, 2003-to present Member of the Collections Committee, Museum of Art & Design, New York City, NY 2004-2007 Honorary Co-Chair for Capital Campaign, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC 2009-2011 AWARDS 2008 Hendrix Odyssey Award for Artist Creativity, Hendrix College, Conway, AR 2008 Arkansas Living Treasure, Arkansas Dept of Natural Heritage 2008 Craft Organization Development Association Award for Leadership, Creative Thinking & Outstanding Service 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award, Collectors of Wood Art 2007 McColl Award, Founder’s Circle and Mint Museum of Cr 2002 Winthrop Rockefeller Memorial Award, Arkansas Arts Center 2000 Honorary Lifetime Membership Award, American Association of Woodturners 2000 Distinguished Service Award, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

GALLERIES
American Art Company, Tacoma, Washington Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, North Carolina del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California Finer Things, Nashville, Tennessee Greg Thompson Fine Art, North Little Rock, Arkansas Justus Fine Art Gallery, Hot Springs, Arkansas Nina Bliese Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, North Carolina Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, Michigan Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas Kamm Teapot Museum, Sparta, NC Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, North Carolina Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, New York National Museum of American Art, Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC North Carolina State University, Gregg Museum of Art & Design, Raleigh, North Carolina Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA Spartanburg County Museum of Art, Spartanburg, SC White House Collection of American Crafts, Clinton Library, Little Rock, Arkansas Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT