About

Kelly Robson is a 27 year old mixed media artist, crafter and blogger who works in fine liners, inks and water colours entwined with collage and sewing techniques. She finds inspiration through fairy tales, picture books and whimsical dreams.

:: Art Exhibitions ::
Australian-made; Shire of Yarra Ranges; Youthworks
Youth Arts Competition, 1998

Monkeys Mask: Allan’s Walk Artist Run Space
Collaborative Exhibition, 2006

Bendigo Youth Arts and St Lukes: Bcentral
Wateva Flows Youth Art Exhibition, 2007

Make Poverty History: Town Hall
Make Poverty History Art Exhibition, 2007

Precocious: Dudley House
Emerging upcoming and established Artists, 2007

Bcentral and Youth Arts: Bcentral
Photography through the eyes of Youth, 2007

Raw Arts Exhibition: Dudley House 2008

Solo Exhibition: At the Bendigo Library.
Misfortune: A Tiny Exhibition by Kelly Robson 2008

Fringe Festival: Dudley House
4 works by Kelly Robson 2008

Red Ribbon Art Competition and Exhibition: Gallery B
To raise awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS 2008

Raw Arts Exhibition: Dudley House 2009

My Paper, My Land: APMA Congress in Burnie, Tasmania.
A postcard show that reflects where you come from, 2009

State of Design Festival; Artist on the Move: The Capital, Bendigo
One day exhibition showcasing works, 2009

International Tree Drawing Competition; Off the Rails Gallery, Dunkeld.
Exhibition of work projected through a screen onto the wall, 2009.

Gap; Allan’s Walk Artist Run Space
Collaborative Exhibition between Emily-Richards Jones & Kelly Robson, 2009

Create a Forest; where little things grow, a showcase of art and craft.
Lockwood & District, Lockwood South Hall 2009

2009 Folio Exhibition: Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE
Final folio exhibition 2009

2nd Annual Red Ribbon Exhibition and Competition: Gallery B
Showcase in conjunction with Aids Awareness Week 2009

The Bendigo Advertiser's Art in the Streets
The Dispensary, Chancery Lane, Bendigo 2010

Raw Arts Exhibition: Dudley House 2010

My Mother’s Daughter Exhibition: Dudley House 2010
An exhibition showcasing works from an 8 week program

Dr Karankas Print Stravaganza: La Trobe University Visual Art Gallery
A DIY Street Photography exhibition 2010

Riot: Arts and Crafts 2nd Annual Art Competition
Riot, Market Place, Bendigo Window Display 2010

Floodline: Art Fundraiser for Flood Recovery
Dudley House, View Street, Bendigo 2011

El Gordo Group Art Exhibition
El Gordo, Chancery Lane, Bendigo 2011

Kangaroo Flat Arts Inc. Members Exhibition
Kangaroo Flat Community Art Space & Gallery, 2011

Current, Bendigo TAFE 2nd Year Diploma of Visual Arts
Allan's Walk Artspace, 2011

Whatcha Mean, What's a Zine? A Collection
Kangaroo Flat Community Art Space & Gallery, 2011

Hanging by a Thread; Textile Exhibition
The Conservatory, Bendigo 2011

Bendigo TAFE end of year folio exhibition
Bendigo TAFE, 2011

Next On Now Art Blast,
Blog, displayed at View Point Gallery, 2012

Wonderful Things
Solo exhibition, El Gordo, 2012

The DIY Designer Toy Exhibition
Hudson's Hub, Bendigo 2012

Dig It Dejustation: Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Event
Goldmines Hotel, 2013

Pennyweight Walk Open Air Gallery,
Artwork created for outside lane way
Pennyweight Walk, Bendigo 2013


View Point Gallery Small Works Prize
View Point Handmade Gallery and Shop, Bendigo 2013

Object: All Hands on Deck (artwork created on a blank skateboard deck)
View Point Handmade Gallery and Shop, Bendigo 2014

Stories Told: Mixed Media Exhibiton developed by Karen and Afghan artists Dudley House, Bendigo, July 2015

Twin Peaks Group Show
Art Boy Gallery, Prahran, Melbourne 2017

:: Achievements ::
Best 3D/Sculpture; Certificate of Artistic and Creative Excellence
Australian-made, Youth Arts Competition, 1998

Lockwood Primary School Art Certificate 1998

Underland review
Published on the Fiend Magazine website 2005

7 various articles
Published in Loop, The Advertiser between 2005-2010

Murray and Goulburn Secondary Schools Fashion and Textile Awards
Second Place Award for Outstanding Effort in Years 11 and 12 Soft Toy and Craft Merit, 2007

Design: The Birthday Massacre’s Australian Tour Shirt.
Created the design which was then printed on sold out T-shirts across Australia 2008

Easter Twilight Procession, TAFE Group Float
SPARTA Finalist; Industry Training Initiative of the Year 2009

So You Think You Can Draw: Youth Design Competition.
18-25 years, 3RD place, 2009

Bonds Tees; Show Us What You Got Campaign
Short listed, 2009

Under The Blue Moon; Goth Trivia Night
Donated artwork to it for a prize 2008/2009

Art work donated to Country Awareness Network, Bendigo.
From the showcase of work during Aids Week 2009.

Small article review
Published in S-press, 23rd March 2010

Bendigo Agricultural Show Art & Craft Prize Event
Decorated Cushion - Any Materials, 3rd Prize, 2011

Film review published in The Advertiser
Saturday November 12th, 2011

Film review published in The Advertiser
Saturday January 21st, 2012

Girlosophy Photography Competition
Shortlisted, 2012

Certificate IV in Project Management

:: Work published in Zines ::
Noetic Quarterly #2 - 2008
Cut Click #8 - 2009
Cut Click #9 – 2009
Just To Annoy You #5 – 2009
XOZ issue #2 – 2009
itsa;zine issue #3 – 2009
Cut Click #11 – 2009
Just To Annoy You #6 - 2009
Pro#1 Creations - 2010
Just To Annoy You #7 – 2010
Just To Annoy You #9 - 2010
What's A Zine?...This is a Zine - 2010
Just To Annoy You #13 - 2011
3550 CULTure Map Zine  - 2012

:: Talks and Workshops::
Stamp and Stitch: Textiles for the Creative Classroom
Workshop held for teachers in association with the Bendigo Art Gallery, 2011

Crusoe College Paste Up Projects
Artist Talk and Paste Up Mentoring, 2012

A walk on the Art side - Bendigo Tourism’s Enrichment program
Artist Talk about Chancery Lane Paste Ups, 2013

Write on the Fringe Festival 2014
2 day zine pop-up workshop space: all ages and school groups for workshops

Write on the Fringe Festival 2015
2 day zine pop-up studio, Bendigo Library

Bendigo Street Festival, November, 2015
Paste-up workshop, Chancery Lane 
 
Bendigo Young Writers Association
Zine Studio, Bendigo Library, December 2015

COG Art - Youth Arts Program 2016
Paste-up workshop and artist talk

Bendigo Street Festival, May 7th, 2016
Paste-up workshops in Chancery Lane

Write on the Fringe Festival 2016
2 day zine pop-up studio, Bendigo Library