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PLASTIC by Aurora Robson

aurora robson is a multi-media artist known predominantly for her transformative work intercepting the waste stream.

robson has exhibited internationally in museums, galleries and public spaces. Her work has been featured in Art in America, Art & Antiques, the cover of Green Building + Design and many other publications.

1782519_origChlorella, 2005, 38″ x 22″ x 45″, plastic debris (PET), aluminum rivets + tinted polycrylic

robson is dedicated to intercepting the waste stream as a part of her practice.
she is currently developing of a course she designed called “Sculpture and Intercepting the Waste Stream” which she introduced at Mary Baldwin College in Virginia in the Spring of 2013 during her residency as the Elizabeth Kirkpatrick Doenges Scholar/Artist.

3510335_origupdrop, 108″ x 60″ x 60″, plastic debris, steel, aluminum rivets, tinted polycrylic + mica powder

her course is designed to foster environmental stewardship through art for students enrolled at academic institutions. If implemented widely enough, it could significantly shift current paradigms in art and science education while helping to restrict the flow of plastic debris to our oceans.