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Nancy Ellen Robinson, American artist. Fellowship Minnesota State Arts Board, 1997, 2001; Jerome Artist grantee Blacklock Nature Sanctuary, 1998, travel and study grantee Jerome, Target and General Mills Foundations, 2000, Artist Initiative grantee Minnesota State Arts Board, 2005.


Robinson, Nancy Ellen was born on March 27, 1949 in New York City. Daughter of Edwin James Junior and Marie Josette (Bentivoglio) Robinson.


Bachelor in English cum laude, Lawrence University, 1971.


Professional fine artist, Robinson Art Empire, Minneapolis, since 1974. Visiting artist Minneapolis College of Arts and Design, 1983, 97. Guest lecturer U.Minn., 1983, 86, 97, Hamline U., St. Paul, 1997.

Painting instructor Lakewood Creative Commons, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1993. Mentor Women's Art Registry of Minnesota, St. Paul, 1991-1994, 97-98. Guest artist speaker Minnesota Museum American Art, St. Paul, 1997.


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  • Other Work

    • One woman show Hamline University, St. Paul, 1997, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, 2000, Flanders Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, 2001. Two person show Flanders Contemporary Art, 1997, University Minnesota, St. Paul, 1997, “Artist in Residence” Gallery Gallery, New York City, 2001. Group shows include Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, 1997, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1997, Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, 1997, Minneapolis College Art and Design, 1997, Minneapolis Institute Arts, 2000, Minnesota History Society, 2002, “Artist in Residence” Gallery Galler, 2002, “Artist in Residence” Gallery Gallery, 2003, 2004, College St. Catherine, St. Paul, 2004.


Member Women's Art Registry of Minnesota, Women's Caucus for Art.


Married Ricky Michael Ponzio.

Edwin James Robinson Junior

Marie Josette (Bentivoglio) Robinson

Ricky Michael Ponzio.