History

Robin Antar

Best known for her work in stone, Robin Antar's pieces are created primarily in her Brooklyn-based studio and gallery. In her Realism in Stone series she focuses on realistic replications of icons of American pop culture, creating permanent records of “best loved” items in today’s society that may not exist tomorrow.

Robin Antar

An award winning artist and sculptor based in Brooklyn, New York, Robin Antar is renowned for her stone sculptures, particularly her realistic replications of icons of American pop culture, as well as her abstract works.

Robin Antar has had works commissioned by corporations, as well as, private collectors. Recent commissions include: a Stella Artois beer bottle, New York, a Dr. Marten Boot, England; a Skechers Boot, CA, and a bottle of Chateau Haut-Brion Wine, France. Ms.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor's of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 1981.

 

SELECTED COMMISSIONS

Skechers Boots USA, Inc., Manhattan Beach, Ca.

Dr. Martens Boots, London, England

Chateau Haut - Brion, Wines, Paris, France

 

SELECTED PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Sam NewHouse, New York, NY

Enrique V. Iglesias, President, VSA Arts, Washington, D.C.

Honorable Howard Golden, Borough President, Brooklyn, NY

Honorable Charles E. Schumer, Senator, New York State

Howard Sirota

Todd Zeldin, Atlanta Ga,

 

SELECTED CORPORATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Commons Restaurant, New York, NY

Mitzi Corporation, New York, NY

The Jewish Museum, Photo Library TIK Design

 

GRANTS

2012   Received the 2012 Wynn Newhouse Grant.

 

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

2015   Canton Museum of Art, Allied Artist of America 100 years, Canton Ohio, April 24 – July 19, 2015

2014   Jewish Children’s Museum, Artists in Action, Brooklyn, NY Dec 25th 2014

            The Morris Museum, The National Association 125th Annual show, Morris Town NJ, March 20-July 21

2009   Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.

2000   City Museum of St. Louis, M.O. The Really Big Shoe Show, St. Louis, M.O.

1999   The Alternative Museum, The Millennium Exhibition, New York, N.Y.

1995   Paterson Museum,. From Celestial to Earthly: Exploring The Environment through Ourselves,  Paterson, N.J

1983   Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, M.A.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2002   Diesel Denim Gallery, Realism in Stone Exhibition, New York, N.Y.

1998   The Commons, New York, N.Y.

1992   Antar Studios Inc., Exhibition, Brooklyn N.Y.

1991   Sephardic Community Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.

1983   Hansford Gallery, Works on Paper, New York, N.Y.

1977   School of Visual Arts, Drawings and Sculpture, New York, N.Y.

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2015   BRIC Gallery, The Artist Studio, Jan 14-Feb 8th 2015

            RARITY GALLERY, Summer Contemporary 2015, Mykonos, Gr

            Rush Gallery, Hot Sauce and Brown Liquor, Brooklyn, NY January 18-March 1th 2015

            Bronx River Art Center, Sculpture of Food, March 20-April 10th 2015

2014   Holiday House NYC 2014, The Academy Mansion, Kateshine Gallery, work selected for showing Nov 20, 2014-Dec 20, 2014

            Catharine Lorillard Wolfe art Show, National Arts Club, NYC Dec 2-19 2014

            Torche Galerie, Belmar, NJ

            Audubon Artists Inc. Salmagundi Club, NYC, Oct 26 – Nov 7th 2014

            Allied Artists of America, Salmagundi Club, NYC September 4-14, 2014

            Waterfall mansion, NYC, July 2014-Dec 2014

            Clio Art Project, Call for Bushwick, work selected to be shown, May 29-June 1

2013   Change/Transformation, Blue Hill Cultural center, November 9, 2013 –May 2014

            Audubon Artist Exhibit on line Oct 12-Dec 31 2013

            Dada with Art by Artists Represented by Lumin Art Gallery, Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas, July 6-30 2013          

            Joie de Vivre, Lumin Art Gallery, Dallas Tx. April 13 - May 18 2013

            Syracuse University / Lubin House, Palitz Gallery, NY, NY, April 15-June 13

            “Art Enology” curated by Souleo at Gallery Row Philadelphia, PA. April 26- May 4th 2013

2012   Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, “Feast for the Eyes” Milano Cookies August 31-October 21,2012

            Art Ability, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, Bryn Mawr, P.A., November 5- January 15. 2013

2011   Art Ability, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, Bryn Mawr, P.A., November 5- January 15.

            Mmmmmm.....I Want to Eat That Art, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, September 22-25.

            Lumin Art Gallery, International Biennale, Dallas, T.X., November 5-December 11.

            Films on Artists: 2nd Annual Juried Show, Rogue Space, New York, NY

            Allied Artists of America, National Arts Club, New York, N.Y.

2010   Allied Artists of America, National Arts Club, New York, N.Y.

            Waldorf Astoria, Elliot Stevens, New York, N.Y.

            2010 International Juried Show, Rogue Space, New York, N.Y.

            121st Show of National Association of Women Artists, National Arts Club, New York, N.Y.

            Zora Art Space, Brooklyn, N.Y.

            Art Ability, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, Bryn Mawr, P.A .

           10th Annual Summer All Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Online. 

SELETED ART FAIRS

2011   Red Dot Art Fair, New York, N.Y. March 3-6.

            Affordable Art Fair, Lurie Gallery, New York, NY, September 22-25

            Los Angeles Art Fair, LA Convention Center, January 19-23

2009   Second Place Prize, Miami Arts.

2008   Calendar to Honor Artists with Disabilities, produced by Hon. Mayor Bloomberg’s office, and

            VSA: The International Organization on Arts and Disability, New York, N.Y.

2007   First Place in Sculpture, Match Up-A Fine Art and Craftwork Gallery, Online.

            Second Place Prize, United Creators, National Arts Club, New York, N.Y.

            Fourth Place and Interview in Creative Wisdom, 4th Annual Competition, Sculptural Pursuit, New York, N.Y.

            Best of America Sculpture Artists & Artisans, Kennedy Productions, National Book, Vol 1, Sept. 7

            Award of Excellence, 9th Annual Collage, Digital and Mixed Media Juried Online International Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Online

2005   Best of Series for New York Second Place for Sculpture, Kennedy Productions.

            Featured Artist in the Women's Edition of the March 2006 Publication, Thompson Hospitality Publisher of UNITY.

            Nominee for Sculpture and Mixed Media, October, ARTV Awards, Nominee for Sculpture and Mixed Media, October.

            Award of Merit, Small Works 2005, Manhattan Arts International, New York, N.Y.

            Honorable Mention, 59th Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Pen and Brush, Inc., New York, N.Y.

2004   New York Art Expo, The Art Marketing Group, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, N.Y.

BROADCAST MEDIA

2014   Channel 12 news Brooklyn, best of Brooklyn report

2012   Channel 12 news Brooklyn

            WBAI Radio interview Artsy Fartsy show, Melissa Silver, March 29th, 2012

            Conversation Crossroad radio interview with Betty-Lynn White and Garrison Leykam

2011   Interview with Pop Culture Radio, with Chris Wakefield

2010   Caught in the Act, Studio Interview, Brooklyn Independent Television, Aired July 28.

2007   That's Clever, Interview with Robin Antar in Her Studio, HGTV TV, March 12 at 1:00 pm ET/PT

2005   Featured Artist for the ARTV Awards, FOX 5 News, Las Vegas, N.V.

2004   Interview with John Montone, 1010 WINS News, New York, NY, February 26, 28 and 29.

            Intercview of Robin Antar, WNBC TV’S Weekend Today In New York, New York, N.Y. 

SELECTED ONLINE MEDIA

2014   Kitchen Daily Eye candy: classic food and drinks set in stone Nov 25, 2014

            The Jewish Press.com, Artist Robin Antar ”Envisions” America in Stone, written by Hana Levi Julian, November 25th 2014

            Junkculture, Sculptor, Robin Antar carves Hyperealistic Scultures of Everyday Objects out of stone June 19, 2014

            Artribune, summer Art Fesival 2014 XIV June 14, 2014

            College & Cook online Quarterly publication

            Sharis Berries, Top 10 Food Artists http://www.berries.com/blog/top-10-food-artists, May 20, 2014

2013   Audubon Artist Exhibit on line Oct 12-Dec 31 2013

            Relish magazine, 10 Incredible Artists Who Work with Food, 8/8/13

            Vida Linda, blog, story on my art

            CBS New York, Brooklyn Artist turns Borough’s Famed Sandwich into Work of Art, March 19, 2013

            Courier Life’s, Brooklyn Daily, Midwood artist sculpts original Brooklyn hoagie, March 13, 2013

            Downtown Magazine, Talent has no Boundaries: NYC’s Plalitz Gallery Showcases works by Artists with disabilities, March 7th 2013

            Suavv, Robin Antar, Made of Stone, http://suavv.com/2013/04/robin-antar/

            Stone-ideas.com, Art: Petrified bottles of Ketchup, Feb 8, 2013

            Sculptsite.com, work feathered several times during the yr

2012   Art & Beyond inside back cover and full page,Dec 2012

            Art & Beyond, full page, Special issue 2012

            Sculptsite.com, work feathered several times during the yr

            Culture Pub of LA, Art & Music Mixer Featuring Robin Antar Sculpture and Artist John Sollom, November 16, 2012

            The Brooklyn Paper, A Foot in the door: Midwood sculptor hopes contest will land her in Borroklyn Museum, by Eli Rosenberg,                                                 September 1, 2012

            Sculpture Pacific Magazine, online sculpture magazine, Realism In Stone

            The Huffington Post, First Female Artist To Exhibit At POP International Galleries, March 21, 2012

            Chutzpah magazine, April 10, 2012, is it sculpture or is it the real thing? Robin Antar Goes Pop!

            Artists Marketing Salon on her blog, our group member Robin Antar is the first Female Artist to Exhibit at POP International                                                     Galleries, Marie Kazalia http://artistmarketingsalon.wordpress.com/2012/03/27/our-group-member-robin-antar-is-the-first-female- artist-to-                       exhibit-at-pop-international-galleries/

            CRAZED BASED the ultimate online lifestyle collection

            http://crazebase.com/pop-culture/robin-antars-agenda-is-set-in-stone/

            AM New York, March 14th, 2012 Free events in NYC this weekend

            FUN TRAVELS, http://www.funtravels.com/States/New%20York%20City.html

2011   Selected by Michael L. Royce, Executive Director of New York Foundation for the Arts, for Curate NYC,                                                                                             http://www.curatenyc.org/index.php/sculpture-a-carvings/item/857-robin-antar-boxing-gloves

            Holiday Beer, Wine & Spirits Gifts 2011 - Holiday Beer, Wine & Spirits Gift Guide, Splash Magazines, December.

            Great Handmade Holiday Gifts! $100 and Up, The Arts Business Institute, November 21.

            Wine Knots: Brooklyn Artist Creates Functional Art for the Holidays, Hamptons.com

            International Biennale Artists Exhibition, Texas Monthly, Arts & Museums, Nov. 5- Dec. 10.

            LuminArte Gallery Hosts International Biennale Artists Exhibition Featuring Over 40 Artists Representing 16 Countries,

            The Flash List, Nov. 5-Dec. 10.

            LuminArte Gallery: International Biennale Artists Exhibition, Classical 101, WRR 101.1fm, Nov. 5-Dec. 10.

            The Underground Artist, Robin Antar, November 9.

            Luninarte Hosts International Biennale Exhibit, Lower Oak Lawn, Nov. 6.

            International Biennale Artists Exhibition at LuminArte Gallery, Lower Oak Lawn, Nov. 5.

            Luminarte hosts International Biennale Exhibit, Dallas Design District, Nov. 4.

            The Underground Artist facebook page.

            International Art Exhibit Features Three Jewish Artists, Dallas Doings, Texas Jewish Post, November 3.

            Front Row: This Weekend's Gallery Openings: Nov. 3-6, dmagazine,

Nov. 3.

            International Biennale Artists Exhibit, LuninArté, Dallas Texas catalog.

            LuminArte Gallery Hosts International Biennale Artists Exhibition Featuring Over 40 Artists Representing 16 Countries,

            Dallas Art News, Nov. 1.

   LuminArte Art Gallery Opening, PR Log, Press Release Distribution, Sept. 22.

    Bucks County Gallery Represents Robin Antar, The Artistic Blog, January 3.

            Robin Antar, Art in New York City, June 11, Blog.

            Brooklyn Artist Receives Numerous Awards for Her Sculpture, Brooklyn Eagle, June 20, Brooklyn, N.Y.

2010   Cool Every Day Items Carved in Stone, by James Day, http://artofday.com

2008   Wine Knots, Sculptures That Hold Wine, The Paramus Post, March 16, 2008.

            Splash, Holiday Gift Guide, Home and Office.

            NYC Sculptor to “box” A Work in Stone, Art to Artist Palette.

            Tie Your Wine in a Knot, Wine Access: Canada's Wine Magazine.

            Team 3 blog, http://team3art.blogspot.com

            The Art of Dining, Let us entertain You

            Functional Fine Art, Bites: Apr. 2, KnoxvilleNews.com

2007   Art Food by Robin Antar, Food Reference, June, Online.

            Antar Sculpts works Frozen by Time, Art to Art Palette Journal, June 7, Online.

            UpstageMagazine.com, July 28, Belmar, N.J.,

            4th Place and Interview in Creative Wisdom, 4th Annual Competition, Sculptural Pursuit, July, Denver, C.O.

            Brooklyn Sculptor Creates New Way for People to Rack Wine, 24-7Webnews.com.

            The Birmingham News – al.com.

            Great Wine Gadgets, Recordonline.com, from the Times Herald.

2006   Artist Interviews Magazine, Online. 

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Allied Artists of America,  elected member, New York, NY

National Association of Women Artists, elected member, New York, NY

Pen and Brush Inc., New York, NY

New York Artists Equity Association, New York, NY

National Association of Professional Women

''Hamburger and Fries''

hamburger 11”h X 13”w X 12”d

Limestone, marble, calcite and mixed media

Black label

Honeycomb calcite

20”h X 5”d X 5”w

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