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About me...


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Photograph by William Fridrich
 

 

Born:               January 5, 1947

                        Durham, North Carolina, USA

 

Contact:           Tel:       ++ 910 251 9313 home

                        Tel:       ++ 910 232 0027 mobile

                        dickdow64@gmail.com

                        www.dickrobertsartist.com

 

   

Education: 

 

                       Brevard High School

                       Brevard, NC

                       1965

                       

                        University of Miami    

                        Coral Gables, FL,USA

                        Marine Biology, 1965-1968

 

                        University of North Carolina at Charlotte

                        Charlotte, NC, USA

                        Creative Writing Program 1970-1972

 

                        Western Carolina University

                        Cullowhee, NC, USA

                        BFA Ceramics and Painting 1979

 

Employment:  

                        Science Museums of Charlotte

                        Charlotte, NC, USA

                        Exhibits Tech

                       1979-1982

 

                        North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

                        Kure Beach, NC, USA

                        Curator of Design and Exhibits

                        1982 – 2008

 

                        Artist

                         1979 – present

 

                        Poet

                        1970 - present

 

Affiliations:    

 

WHQR Public Radio – Local Advisory Board

Wilmington, NC, USA

1996-2004

 

North Carolina Museums Council

1979 – 2002

 

Wilmington Railroad Museum – Planning committee chairman

Wilmington. NC, USA

1995

 

Acme Art Studios – co-founder

                        Wilmington, NC, USA

                        1991 – present

 

 No Boundaries International Artist Colony – co-founder

                        Wilmington, NC, USA

                        1997 – 2010

 

 Art Point Gumno

                        Sloestica, Macedonia

                        2005 – present

                       

African American Heritage Foundation

                        Wilmington, NC

                        2009 - 2011

 

 

Projects: 

 

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

-        Shark Exhibit

-        Humpback Whales Exhibit

-        Skates and Rays of North Carolina Exhibit

-        Marine Life Gallery

-        Auditorium refurbishment

-        Aquarium Expansion Plan development

-        Oceans Gallery

-        Birding Deck Exhibit

-        Fossil Hunt Exhibit

-        Exotic Aquatics Exhibit

 

No Boundaries International Artist Colony

-        International Colonies 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008

          Bald Head Island, North Carolina, USA

-         Exhibitions 1998-2009

 

Le Petit Atelier du Monde 2012, 2013

-       Art residency program

        Dick Roberts Studio

        Acme Art Studios, Wilmington, NC,  USA

 

 

Publications:   

Southern Poetry Review

Saint Andrews Review

Kostroma Poetry Project (Russian translation)

Between the Lines - Poetry festival chapbook

Poems for Macedonia

Various chapbooks