Robin Starbuck

The Painted Face

Robin Starbuck is an installation and video artist who lives and works in New York City. Since receiving her MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago and a post graduate certificate in film/video production from NYU she has exhibited her work widely both nationally and internationally. Starbuck is currently a Visiting Scholar in experimental film and animation at Sarah Lawrence College and is working on several parallel film projects involving racial identity and survivance in Native American communities and the subsequent retro-romanticizing of these communities by outsiders. The history of her work includes an investigation of various aspects of American culture through the lens of Freudian Trauma theory.