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Carole Robb, British artist. Recipient Prix de Rome for painting Rome Scholarship Committee, 1979, Major award for painting Greater London Arts Association, 1979; Fulbright scholar, United States, 1980; G.L. Fondazione fellow Venice, Italy, 2004. Fellow Accademia Britannica (Rome scholar since 1979).


Robb, Carole was born on August 25, 1943 in Port-Glasgow, Scotland. United States resident, 1984. Daughter of William Fraser and Christina (McKechnie) Robb.


Bachelor in Painting/Drawing, Glasgow School of Art, 1965. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, University Reading, England, 1979.


Visiting artist Royal College Art, London, Slade School Fine Art, London, Camberwell School of Art, London, University Virginia, Charlottesville, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, American University, Washington, American University, Rome, National Academy School of Fine Art, New York City, New York Academy, New York City, Cleveland Art Institute, City University of New York, New York City. Member faculty New York Studio School Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York City, since 1988.


  • Other Work

    • One-person shows include Collectors Gallery, London, 1966, 70, Air Gallery, London, 1981, Forum Gallery, New York City, 1982, 83, 86, 88, 89, 96, 2000, South London Art Gallery and Museum, London, 1983, Galleria C'a d'Oro, Rome, 1996, 2000, J.T. Fassbinder Gallery, Berlin, 2001. Exhibited in group shows Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1981, The 1980's, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1988, The Artists Museum, Washington, 2000, American University, Rome, 2001, J.T. Fassbinder Gallery, Berlin, 2001, 04. Represented in public collections Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, Tate Gallery, London, Victoria E. Albert Museum, London, Imperial War Museum, London.

      Represented by Forum Gallery, New York City.


Fellow Accademia Britannica (Rome scholar since 1979).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: t'ai chi, traveling in Italy.


Married Dennis Nicholas, 1964 (divorced 1974). Married Terence Horsley, 1974 (divorced 1984). 1 child, Robb Horsley.

William Fraser Robb

Christina (McKechnie) Robb

Dennis Nicholas

Terence Horsley

Robb Horsley Robb