Jeffrey Robins was born in San Diego, CA (1989) he is currently an MFA Candidate at the Hartford Art School and alumni of UCSD’s Fine Arts program. He lives in Long Beach, CA.

He is interested in vulnerability and exploring intimate space, often using family members and friends as his muses he seeks to connect with his subjects, if only for a moment by taking their picture. His work is often concerned with the tension between what is seen and what is felt, favoring visual metaphors just as Minor White’s use of equivalence.  


︎ robins.jeffrey@gmail.com
︎ @jewishsoundingname

PRESS
AINT BAD Feature
STAY Gallery Interview

AWARDS
2018   Charcoal Book Club Publishing Prize Finalist, Chico Hot Springs, MT

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2020  I Thought I Saw the Light, Museum of Fine Art, Nizhny Tagil, Russia
2019  I Thought I Saw the Light, STAY Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2019  I Thought I Saw the Light, Space Place Gallery, Nizhny Tagil, Russia
2012   Faux Film/ Misleading Memories, UCSD, La Jolla, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013   UAS @ UAG, University Art Gallery, La Jolla, CA
2013   Equinox, UCSD, La Jolla, CA
2013   Amalgamy, UCSD, La Jolla, CA
2012   Le Friend, T.F.R. Gallery, Leucadia, CA
2012   American Free Spirits, The Canvas Shop, Seal Beach, CA
2012   Undergraduate Art Show, UCSD, La Jolla, CA
2011   Undergraduate Art Show, UCSD, La Jolla, CA

EXHIBITIONS CURATED
2014 Miranda Conway selected works, Costa Mesa, CA
2014  Shadow Spaces from the Art | Crime Archive, co-curator, SDSU, San Diego, CA
2013  UAS @ UAG, co-curator, University Art Gallery, La Jolla, CA
2012  Undergraduate Art Show, co-curator, UCSD, La Jolla, CA
2011  Undergraduate Art Show, co-curator, UCSD, La Jolla, CA

EDUCATION
2022   MFA Photography, Hartford Art School
2013   BA Magna Cum Laude, Studio Art and Photography, University of California San Diego