Amanda Robins

Amanda Robins’ book, Slow Art: meditative process in drawing and painting is now available on


A copy of the catalogue with images of art work is available on request.

Please contact me via email to request a copy.

Catalogue Link to essay on the Southampton Solent University Boundaries website.


Slow Art

Slow Art is the antidote for the disposability of contemporary culture. We act from the inside out. We believe in the power of art to change lives. We see the personal as political and the local as global. Art is a material process based on the body and we act from and within the material traditions of art. We believe in the power of painting and drawing to have contemporary relevance and the daily practice of art is an acknowledgement of our need to embrace shared meanings.

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Recent Achievements

Amanda Robins was recently selected as a finalist for the Tallinn Drawing Triennial in Estonia and was highly commended by the judge. In 2009, she was also selected as a finalist for the City of Hobart Art Prize.

From 2006 -2009 she was studio head of painting and drawing at the South Australian School of Art at UNISA.

In 2008 she won the House of Phillips Fine Art Drawing Prize. In 2006 Robins completed her PhD at the College of Fine Arts in Sydney where she was an Australian Postgraduate Award Scholar.

During her studies, she undertook a residency at the COFA Cite International des Arts Studio in Paris and was a finalist in several major drawing awards, including the Dobell Prize for Drawing (2005, 2003).