MEET THE ARTISTS
Robin Durand moved to New Orleans in 2000 after receiving his MFA from Louisiana State University. As a painter, he has shown with Cole Pratt Gallery, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, and Arther Roger Gallery, among others. His paintings are in private collections across the U.S. as well as the Masur Museum (Monroe, Louisiana), The Saratoga Collection (New Orleans), and the LSU Medical School Collection (New Orleans). He was an employee of Solomon Group, a New Orleans based event and fabrication company, for several years. During that time, he took the lead in developing their scenic and finishing departments. In the role of Lead Scenic, he helped build the “Campaigns of Courage” Exhibit for the WW2 Museum and a BB8 exhibit for Disney World, Orlando. As a freelancer, he has been a set-carpenter, scenic painter, sculptor, and prop-maker for many New Orleans made feature films. He’s painted over a dozen murals for Copeland’s Restaurants throughout the country and fabricated a large scale tree and canopy installation for the MAEXX Museum, Monroe, MS. He acted as lead-scenic for a SZA video and recently completed a large sculpture, commissioned by Laurie Anderson, for an upcoming exhibit with The Hirshorn Museum, Washington, DC.