Block Real Estate Commissions Sculpture in Overland Park, KS (November, 2023)
CityPlace is a vibrant mixed-use community that is being developed by Block Real Estate. A 15 foot Flying Kites stainless steel contemporary sculpture is just the answer to draw attention to this exciting new project that can be seen by the drivers along Highway 69. Can’t wait to see professional photographs this spring when the landscaping is in! Also, thanks to Steven Boody of Public Art and Practices for coordinating.
Urban Land Institute (ULI) Impact Awards (October, 2023)
Urban Land Institute (ULI) is the oldest and largest network of cross disciplinary real estate and land use experts in the world and Kevin Robb was commissioned to create the awards for the Colorado Impact Awards for Excellence. ULI Colorado recognizes projects that exemplify best practices of combining creative urban land use with real estate development, proving that this combination creates successful and vibrant businesses and exciting public environments.
Rotary Sculpture Garden in Joplin MO acquires a Kevin Robb Sculpture (July, 2023)
Symphony In Motion, the tallest in the park at 11’ and the first abstract/non-figurative, and the first stainless steel sculpture was acquired by the Rotary Sculpture Garden through the very generous donation of Barbara and Jim Hicklin. Located in Mercy Park in Joplin, the Sculpture Garden is the result of positive effort following a devastating tornado that ripped through their city. The Rotary Club of Joplin and the Daybreak Rotary, along with the City of Joplin, worked collectively to bring this garden to a reality with 28 sculptures acquired to date.
Sculpture Installed in Naples, FL (April, 2022)
The Magnolia Square in Naples, FL, at the corner of Pine Ridge Road and Goodlette Frank Road, has a new stainless steel sculpture that catches the eye as one drives past. Dancing Squares, a large outdoor metal sculpture, stands at 14 feet in height and is comprised of 4 separate “squares” (and in true Kevin Robb style – there is not 1 straight edge!) that juxtapose one another to create a stunning addition to the newly refurbished Magnolia Square.
Dancing Squares – 14 foot stainless steel contemporary sculpture
CBCA Commissions Kevin Robb to Create Their Annual Awards (March, 2022)
Colorado Business Committee for the Arts celebrates outstanding arts and business partnerships, organizations that inspire and innovate business and arts partnerships. The award winners’ stories demonstrate the agility of the arts and creative industries sector, and how art is essential to our lives and strengthens our communities. This Annual Awards Luncheon was attended by 600 corporate, cultural and civic leaders at the Seawell Grand Ballroom at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. The original Award Artwork presented to each of the honorees was commissioned by Kevin Robb and underwritten by HealthONE. Please view the video that was created and shared at the luncheon which introduced Kevin.
David Rein with AvekIP receiving the Volunteer Attorney Impact Award
Kevin Robb Honored (October, 2021)
What a day! What an honor! Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic STEM School, in Wheat Ridge, CO completed their new East Campus Development and the new basketball court was named “Kevin’s Court”. Daughter Kelsey Robb announced this honor during the ribbon cutting ceremony citing Kevin’s perseverance, courage and kindness always exemplified through the many tribulations of life. The Robb’s have been fervent supporters of this school and its mission for many years and this tribute is truly heartwarming and appreciated.
Kevin Robb Represented Internationally (May, 2021)
When Oeno Gallery in Canada called, Kevin said yes! Oeno Gallery is a recognized source for high caliber and exceptional contemporary and historical fine art. Located on Huff Estates Winery in the heart of Prince Edward Sound, Ontario, Canada, the gallery is a destination for collectors, art consultants and designers. Oeno Gallery assists private and corporate collectors acquire and sell international artworks of significance. Kevin is excited to have a number of large scale contemporary metal sculptures displayed in their outdoor sculpture gardens.
Beautiful Installations in Private Residences (April, 2021)
Kevin Robb has been busy servicing clients in southern California during the month of April! Reaching Upwards found a permanent home in this beautiful modern home in La Jolla, CA. This contemporary sculpture provides a stunning view in front of their stair-stepped wall and at 9 feet in height it can be appreciated from a distance.
Taking A Bow is stunning in the courtyard of this desert home. At 9 feet in height it is a perfect example of a larger sized sculpture feeling right at home in a smaller sized courtyard. Sitting right next to this stainless steel sculpture while enjoying that cool evening drink brings a whole new appreciation of the quality of craftsmanship in a Kevin Robb sculpture.
Kevin Robb Sculpture Featured on Cover of Landscape Architect (Feb, 2021)
Landscape Architect is a premier monthly magazine featuring the latest and greatest products and projects involving landscape architecture and Kevin’s sculpture Radical 2 was featured on the front cover. This featured home was designed by Redmon Design Company Redmon Design and incorporates a somewhat transitional Mediterranean style with a resort like feel. The challenge was to create a rich and cohesive design that complemented the architecture of the home. This bronze sculpture is a great example of utilizing contemporary sculpture with traditional statues to create an exciting, full of surprises, environment!
City of Loveland, CO Acquires Major Public Art Sculpture (December, 2020)
The City of Loveland commissioned Kevin Robb for a significant sculpture through their Public Art program Loveland Public Art The newly developed area in northeast Loveland now has a dynamic sculpture in a roundabout that is in the center of the development connecting two major roads. It is titled Birds in Flight in recognition of the wildlife that has been displaced by the development as well as the birds that have remained a part of the ecosystem. As it reaches 12 feet in height, this aluminum sculpture consists of four supporting elements and connected with numerous wings. It is a strong sculpture that can be viewed and appreciated from any direction the traffic may take you.
Image courtesy of Dicks Photography
French Park East in Edmond, OK Installs 12 Ft Sculpture
French Park East acquires the 12 foot Notes of Appreciation for the entrance to their business park. The park was built about 15 years ago and a large scale sculpture is just the ticket to bring new life to this already beautiful development. This stainless steel sculpture is enjoyed by drivers on the street that runs in front of French Park East as well as the employees and guests coming and going. The sculpture is a true way finding element for this development without the harness of large signage.
Western ART & Architecture Features Kevin Robb (April/May 2019)
The wonderful magazine with a byline of From Cowboy to Contemporary features Kevin and looks at the process of fabricating large scale stainless steel sculptures. Cutting the sheets of metal, rolling the cutout pieces, hanging the newly formed elements from the crane system in the studio, and discovering the juxtaposition of the elements to find just the right intersections to create Kevin’s iconic metal sculptures.
Kevin Robb’s Incredible Story Featured in Westword (November, 2018)
“When he began sculpting four decades ago, he had no way of knowing how this art form would one day save his life.” Kevin and his wife Diane were recently featured in the Colorado cultural magazine Westword. Read the article HERE
The Campus of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater’s High Meadow Acquires Two Kevin Robb Sculptures (Spring, 2018)
The grounds of the High Meadow educational facility, located on the campus of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater in Mill Run, Pa, now display works of art by Kevin Robb.
Two stainless steel contemporary sculptures were permanently installed at High Meadow, the award-winning educational programming facility for Fallingwater. Gifted to Fallingwater by the generosity of a private donor, the sculptures aim to enrich the experience of the natural landscape for visitors and further inspire creativity in participants who attend a variety of educational programs at High Meadow.
“We’re pleased to have these installations that display Mr. Robb’s adroit creativity to help inspire discussions, opinions and interpretations as part of the Fallingwater education experience,” said Justin Gunther, vice president of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and director of Fallingwater.
Kevin Installs Major Sculpture in Business Park in Denver (May, 2018)
A high-impact aluminum sculpture was installed in a roundabout in the Denver Tech Center. Kite Festival is aptly named as this circular sculpture features different solid and perforated elements between four anchor poles juxtaposed in a random manner. This sculpture is light and airy and yields a unique dimension which creates a festival feel of gathering and an uplifting experience. Not only is it exciting to drive around the sculpture it is also a wonderful experience looking down upon it from the neighboring office buildings. Working with NINEdot ARTS and United Properties, Kite Festival puts the finishing touches to the Inova Development!
Kevin’s Story and Sculpture Featured at Denver International Airport (April – June, 2017)
The Art Gallery at DIA features Kevin’s monumental sculptures through large photographic, wall murals along with his smaller more intimate works throughout the gallery. The exhibit also includes Kevin’s personal story about his life-altering stroke and his remarkable artistic journey since then. Please see the blog post for further details.
Sculptures Heading to Coconut Grove, FL (December, 2016)
The Coconut Grove Residences on Fort Lauderdale Beach have acquired 2 beautiful stainless steel sculptures to be placed along the walkway down to the beach. The Residences are contemporary in style and the 2 sculptures pull that contemporary feel right toward the waters. What a fabulous transition from building to nature.
Animal Rescue League of Pittsburgh Acquires 2 Kevin Robb Sculptures (November, 2016)
The newly constructed Animal Rescue League of Pittsburgh has been gifted 2 stainless steel sculptures by a very generous collector. The ARL was formed in 1909 to care for and find permanent, loving homes for animals. They are the only facility that also rehabilitates wild animals native to Pennsylvania that have been harmed or displaced by encounters with man. This new facility will have a 12 foot stainless steel sculpture in the front of the building greeting guests and the second sculpture is being placed towards the rear entrance. This location is fun since the sculpture can be seen inside, looking down a long hallway.
Monumental Sculpture Installed in Little Rock, AR (October, 2016)
Deltic Timber has acquired Kevin’s 18 1/2 foot tall “Serenading the Clouds”. This fabulous stainless steel sculpture will make a true statement in the median leading to the area of Chenal, AR. The purchase was through the Sculpture at the RiverMarket, the annual all-sculpture show that we are honored to participate in every year.
Kevin Robb Studios Receives Mayor’s Partnership Award (September, 2016)
The crew here at Kevin Robb Studios is honored and grateful to accept the Mayor’s Partnership Award from the City of Wheat Ridge. We have always felt as if it is our privilege to live and work here and to be recognized as a true partner with the Mayor and the City is very special. To quote Mayor Jay, “Each year the Mayor gives out a special award that recognizes a company or group for their overall contribution to Wheat Ridge. This award incorporates criteria from all award categories as well as contributions in volunteerism, leadership, and community investment. It’s my honor to give this year’s award to a business that has been in Wheat Ridge for quite a while and has continually helped guide the look and feel of our community. This business and their owners work tirelessly on making Wheat Ridge a place of beauty and interest.” It even comes with a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition!
Another International Collector (September, 2016)
We were honored to have a wonderful gentleman from Oslo, Norway purchase a stainless steel sculpture for his newly build home. We hope it brings him years of enjoyment! It is always fun and exciting to increase our international collector base.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Gifted 2 Sculpture (December, 2015)
The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA has been gifted two Kevin Robb Sculptures by an extremely generous collector of Kevin’s work. Phipps Conservatory is the cultural and architectural centerpiece of Schenley Park and focuses on green-building practices, sustainable gardening and environmental awareness. “Flute Dance”, a 12 foot stainless steel sculpture is located in the courtyard atrium of the Center of Sustainable Landscapes and the second sculpture, “Dancing Triangles” at 12 foot is adjacent to this beautiful new building. What a natural placement for Kevin’s graceful and dynamic sculptures.
Color Outside The Lines (July, 2014)
The “Calypso Collection” is highlighted in this very unique show at the Republic Plaza in downtown Denver. Hosted by Arts Brookfield and curated by Andra Archer, the brochure reads: “ is a singular exhibit featuring artists who take COLOR beyond a confined line of artistic expression, creating art that is infused or exploding with COLOR, using unique materials and design elements as their palette.” The “Calypso Collection” was a natural for this show!
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities (June, 2014)
We are honored to be asked to participate in the Arvada Center’s Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition which is being held in partnership with the Museum of Outdoor Arts. The exhibition will include 17 Colorado sculptors and we will be exhibiting 2 large stainless steel sculptures for the year long show. Beginning with this initial exhibition of approximately 30 artworks of various significant sizes, media and scope, the Center aims to phase in a full-blown contemporary sculpture park over the next four to eight years.