Robin Peck

Robin Peck (b. 1950, Red Deer, Canada) makes minimalist, post-minimalist, and conceptual sculpture.

Artist: Studio

Peck wants us to unfold conceptually the stages of the germination of the final form and to take pleasure at contemplating this mystery.

Artworks

Robin Peck,

Sculpture (Crania) 12,

2013–16,

45 lbs

Calcium (Iceland Spar), aluminum and Japanese Yukashitatan charcoal (DIA Beacon), aluminum, and hydrocal, plaster, iron, hydrocal, shellac, hydrocal, shellac, reactive bronze paint, wax.

Robin Peck,

Crania 44,

2015,

11 × 8 × 12 in (27.94 × 20.32 × 30.48 cm)

Glass, steel, aluminum, plaster cloth, porcelain clay, hydrocal, reactive bronze paint, carnauba wax

Robin Peck,

Crania 42,

2015,

45 lbs

Quartz, steel wool, hydrocal, steel, Plexiglas, hard rubber, polystyrene, hydrocal, reactive bronze

Robin Peck,

Crania 46,

2015,

35 lbs

Brass, aluminum, clay, steel, paper, aluminum, clay, aluminum, hydrocal and burlap, hydrocal, reacti

Robin Peck,

Crania 51,

2015,

20 lbs

Grand Manan shale, slate, galvanized steel, zinc, porcelain, plaster, burlap, hydrocal, paint & wax

Robin Peck,

Sculpture (Crania) 20,

2015,

13 × 7 × 7 in (33.02 × 17.78 × 17.78 cm)

Plaster, glass, ironstone, aluminum, steel, hyrodcal, shellac, wax

Robin Peck,

Sculpture (Crania) 11,

2007–2013,

13 × 15 × 11 in (33.02 × 38.10 × 27.94 cm)

Rosewood, aluminum, iron, steel, polyurethane, steel, hyrdocal and burlap, hydrocal, shellac, wax

Robin Peck,

Sculpture,

2010,

21 × 16 × 30 in (53.34 × 40.64 × 76.2 cm)

Cardboard, burlap, and plaster

Robin Peck,

Plaster Maquettes in Studio,

2008,

Plaster over found cardboard boxes. Construction sequence based on dimensional coincidence

Robin Peck,

Selenite Sculpture,

1976

Black and White Cubes

Cube Stone

Installation Views

Installation view, Sculpture, 2010

Exhibitions

Robin Peck, Crania, Feb 21 – Mar 29, 2015

Publications

Robin Peck
Journey to the Circumference of the Earth, 2018

Press

Gil McElroy "Robin Peck: The Heads of the Town Up to the Aether." International Sculpture Center June 21, 2017

Thomas Micchelli "Taking the Minimal Out of Minimalism: Robin Peck’s Abstract Skulls." Hyperallergic March 14, 2015

Ben La Rocco "Robin Peck." The Brooklyn Rail March 5, 2015

Noah Chasin "Xylor Jane, Robin Peck, Luke Murphy." Time Out New York January 6, 2005

Aaron Brewer "Sbrpcanadianartweb." Canadian Art Summer 2001

CV

b. 1950, Red Deer, Canada

Lives and works in Fredericton, Canada

  • Education

    • 1975

      MFA, Nova Scotia College of Art Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia

  • Selected Solo Exhibitions

    • 2019

      Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada

    • 2015

      Crania, Canada, New York, NY

    • 2003

      Canada, New York, NY

    • 2002

      Evergreen Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

      Canada, New York, NY

    • 2000

      Trianon Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada

      Stride Gallery, Calgary, Canada

      Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Canada

    • 1998

      Montgomery Fine Arts, Vancouver, Canada

      Gallery 25M2, Reykjavik, Iceland

      Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, Canada