"My artwork is a visual representation of my hybridism: a fusion of my gender, ethnicity, cultural, and social experiences. I impose colors, imagery, and materials that evoke femininity and tranquility with the intent of transcending or balancing a specific form. I associate working with light, color, and energy as a positive means to focus on the healing power found in the creative process and within us all. It is my belief that colors have both feminine and masculine energies and each color represents a specific aspect of nature."
-- Amber Robles Gordon
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Robles-Gordon completed her Masters of Fine Arts from Howard University in November 2011, where she has received annual awards and accolades for her artwork. Since, her exhibitions and artwork has been reviewed and/or featured in many esteemed publications including the Washington Post, the Miami Herald, Huffington Post, and Callaloo Art & Culture in the African Diaspora.
She has exhibited nationally and in Germany, Italy, Malaysia, London, and Spain. In 2010, Robles-Gordon was granted apprenticeship to create a public art installation with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, D.C. Creates Public Arts Program. Robles-Gordon was also commissioned to create temporary and permanent public art installations for numerous art fairs and agencies such as the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, DCCAH, Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association (NVFAA), Humanities Council of Washington, D.C., Howard University, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Washington Projects for the Arts.
(Washington, DC b. USA)
2011 Howard University, Washington, D.C., Masters of Fine Arts Major: Painting
2005 Trinity College, Wash., D.C., Bachelors of Science, Major: Business Administration
95-97 Northern Virginia Community College, Alex., VA, Major: Business; Minor: Fine
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2020 American University, Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
2019 Universidad del Sagrado Corazon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
2018 Washington College, Chestertown, MD
2018 Third Eye Open, Morton Fine Art, Washington, D.C.
2014 Catalyst Projects, Washington, DC
2012 Milked, Riverviews Art Space, Lynchberg, Virginia
2012 With Every Fiber of My Being, Honfleur Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2011 Milked, National League of American Penn Woman, Washington, D.C.
2011 Wired, Installation and Exhibit, Pleasant Plains Workshop, Washington, D.C.,
2010 Matrices of Transformation, Michael Platt Studio Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2010 Pretty Things, Little Treasures and Hidden Meanings, The Gallery at AYN
Studio, Washington, DC
Judith A. Hoffberg Archive Library, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Masterpiece Miniature Art Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Capital One Bank, Mc Clean,Virginia
District of Columbia’s Art Bank, funded by DC Creates Public Art, Washington, DC
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY