Amber Robles-Gordon is a mixed media artist. Her preferred
medium is collage and assemblage. Her work is representational of
her experiences and the paradoxes within the female experience.
She focuses on fusing found objects to convey her own personal memories,
inspired by nature, womanhood and her belief in recycling energy
and materials. Robles-Gordon has over fifteen years of exhibiting
and art educational experience.
She completed her Masters of Fine Arts from Howard
University in November 2011, where she has received annual awards
and accolades for her artwork. Since, several of her exhibitions
have been reviewed in the Washington Post. She has recently been
selected to present for the Under the Influence competition as part
of the 30 Americans Exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
She has been commissioned by the Smithsonian Anacostia
Museum, WETA Television and Al Jazeera to teach workshops, give
commentary and present about her artwork.
She was also commissioned by the DC Commission on
the Arts and Humanities, DCCAH to create a mural for the Windows
in to DC project at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and
granted apprenticeship to create a public art installation with
the DCCAH, D.C. Creates Public Arts Program. She has exhibited in
California, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, New York, Ohio, Spain and
throughout the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area.
As of November 2004-July 2012 Robles-Gordon has been
an active member of the Black Artists DC, (BADC) serving as exhibitions
coordinator, Vice President and President. Robles-Gordon also serves
as social advocate for the Washington DC area arts community. Her
vision is to create, prosper, and infuse personal and professional
life interactions with the healing power of art.