Distinguished Speaker Series: American Sculpture and the Huntington Legacy

  • Presented By: UCI Institute and Museum for California Art
  • Dates: November 6, 2018
  • Location: UCI Winifred Smith Hall
  • University of California, Irvine, Building 710, Irvine, CA 92626
  • Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
  • Details

    A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Robin Salmon has been on the staff of Brookgreen Gardens since 1975. She oversees the acquisition, exhibition, and conservation of Brookgreen’s art, history, library, and archives collections, and directs the activities of the Carroll A. Campbell, Jr. Center for American Sculpture at Brookgreen Gardens. Robin has a BA degree in history and an MA in art history from the University of South Carolina and is a graduate of the Museum Management Institute. She has been an elected member of the National Sculpture Society since 1991, serves on its board of directors, and on the editorial board of its magazine, Sculpture Review. In 2007, Robin received the Society’s Sculpture House Award given for outstanding service to American figurative sculpture. She is the 2018 recipient of the Gari Melchers Memorial Medal of Artists’ Fellowship, Inc. for materially furthering the interest of the profession of the fine arts.