Artist-in-residence, Robyn Love, is collecting well-worn objects for her project, Reliquary. Do you have something kicking around the house that you have used and loved (or not) and can’t quite bring yourself to throw out or get rid of? Robyn is looking for things that have a history – they don’t have to be fancy or special, except to you. She will transform them, tapping into their stories and energy to create something new.
Robyn Love is an artist who lives and works in Newfoundland, Canada. She received a BFA from Cooper Union in New York City in 1988. Love has exhibited at galleries and museums internationally. She participated in the prestigious Artist in the Marketplace program at The Bronx Museum of the Arts and she has received numerous project grants to create new work from foundations and public agencies.
Her site-specific projects include a New York City Percent for Art commission for the High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety in Jamaica, Queens, NY, a five kilometer-long handmade installation in Cheongju, South Korea, and a large-scale, multimedia installation titled The House Museum in Newfoundland. Love received a Canada Council Project Grant in 2009. She has presented her participatory performance piece, SpinCycle, at The Brooklyn Museum in New York City, Northern University in Abderdeen, South Dakota, and at the ICCA in Inverness, Nova Scotia. In 2017, she is launching a video series titled Small Things Brought Together and, in 2018, a CSA program for sharing art directly with people worldwide.