Abby Robinson's photographs have been shown in the US, Europe and Asia, and Body Imaging has been installed/performed in New York City, first under the aegis of HomeBase in an abandoned health clinic and, later, in a storage container at Photoville in Brooklyn, NY, in Shanghai’s Yongkang Lu Art Center, the Cosmopolitan Hotel’s P3 Studio in Las Vegas (sponsored by the Art Production Fund) and at the Central European University in Budapest. Solo shows have included FotoFest, Blue Sky Gallery, Barcelona’s H2O Gallery and The Workshop in Hong Kong.
She has received grants from the Fulbright Program, Siskind Foundation, New York Foundation of the Arts, the Asian Cultural Council and the American Institute of Sri Lankan Studies along with fellowships from Yaddo, MacDowell, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Light Works, Altos de Chavon (Dominican Republic), Three Shadows (Beijing) and New Zero (Yangon). She has written for Asian Art News, PDNedu, and the Trans Asia Photography Review and published a novel, The Dick and Jane, based on her work with a private investigator. Photos have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Photo District News, and Dear Dave and prints are in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art (NYC), the Museum of Fine Arts (Houston, TX), the Portland Art Museum (Portland, OR), and the Benton Museum of Art (Storrs, CT).
She lives and works in New York and teaches at the School of Visual Arts in both the Photography and the Graphic Design & Advertising Departments.