Robbie Hamilton

YEAR OF AWARD: 2015
AGE AT AWARD: 23
ARTFORMS: Visual Arts , Sculpture
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EMAIL:

milesmark@hotmail.co.uk


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Biography

An innovative contemporary artist, Robbie has lived in Scotland all his life, He studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, specialising in painting and sculpture, and gained a BA Honours in Fine Art and Media.

Robbie's work explores contemporary art within traditional gallery settings, using urban-inspired sculptures in an interactive way.  His ambitious proposal for the RSA New Contemporaries Exhibition 2015 attracted much attention and was and offered a key position within the upper galleries. 

Robbie has also exhibited at the And Collective gallery in Bridge of Allan, and has further developed his skills through working for a sculpture and design fabrication firm in Glasgow. He plans to volunteer with SkatePal in Palestine, a project that engages the community of the West Bank in positive activity through skateboarding and design.

How the Award Helped

Robbie's Dewar Arts Award enabled him to realise his ambitions plans for the RSA New Contemporaries exhibition.



The Dewar Award allowed me to create the elaborate idea I had for the RSA New Contemporaries exhibition