"I imagine my work to create discomfort and nostalgia, a sense of something mysteriously familiar that reaches into the deep, dark spots in our collective memory that steer our perceptions of what does and doesn't necessarily belong in our world."
Cyrra Robinson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Sculpture focusing on Metalwork and Stone Carving after a year at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington and the remainder of her undergraduate career at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. She has participated in five solo exhibitions and twenty group and duo exhibitions in Oregon, Montana, Washington, and Vermont. She was a resident artist intern at The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland, Vermont where she assisted over thirty professional artists and sculpture teachers. She was an assistant teacher and a proficiency trainer at The Evergreen State College Metal Shop for four years where she administered knowledge and skills necessary to certify students, staff, and faculty to use the Campus Metal Shop Facilities. Two of her sculptures are permanently installed at The Evergreen State College in partnership with the Washington State Arts Commissions Collection. Her work is also included in the city of Olympia's public art collection, previously featured in front of City Hall before permanent installation in downtown Olympia. She currently resides and works at her studio in Olympia, WA.