“I find the most honest and exciting ideas lay beneath critical thought. Drawing, painting, or creating anything with impatient urgency allows ideas to evolve before they’re corrupted by reason.” 

Multidisciplinary, self-taught, and always evolving, Tyler consistently maintains a heavy illustrative style that transcends his medium of choice. Growing up on the Pacific Northwest and coming of age during the 90’s, Tyler drew inspiration from both the art and culture of the surrounding First Nations and the artists that fueled the second-wave skateboarding subculture. From pen and paper to more recent works using acrylics on wood veneers and hand made paper, Tyler continues to explore the mellow side of symbolism, applying bold shapes to natural surfaces.

Basement musician, nascent bilinguist, aspiring agrarian, and all around dedicated family man; Tyler lives and creates in Kelowna, BC.

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

PAST

Vancouver Mural Festival: Year Two, Group Exhibition Burrard Arts Foundation, Vancouver BC, Aug. 10- Sept. 2, 2017

Spheres of Influence, Group Exhibition El Kartel, Vancouver BC, April 22-June 30, 2017

Thanks for Sharing, Group Exhibition Northwind Arts Centre, Port Townsend WA, April 1-30, 2017                            http://www.mikebiskup.com/thanks-for-sharing-exhibition

Hand Drawn, Group Exhibition Lake Country Art Gallery, Winfield BC, Sept. 28 - Nov. 13, 2016

Of Another, Letter Press Print Group Exhibition Banshee Press, Denver CO, Dec. 4, 2015

High Contrast, Opus Artist Demo, Kelowna BC, Nov. 28, 2015 10:00am & 1:00pm

Eastside Culture Crawl, Group Exhibition Untitled Art Space, Vancouver BC, Nov. 19-22, 2015

Nixon Art Mosh, Group Exhibition, Vancouver BC, July 28, 2015

Light The Past, Solo Exhibition Burrard Arts Foundation, Vancouver BC, May 14 - June 20, 2015

Adrift, Group Exhibition Marcas Gallery, Santa Ana CA, Mar. 7, 2015  

The Growler Show, Group Exhibition El Kartel, Vancouver BC, Mar. 28, 2015

Post Up, Group Exhibition Ayden Gallery, Vancouver BC, Dec. 12, 2014 - Jan. 5, 2015

Weak Stimuli, Solo Exhibition Catalog Gallery, Vancouver BC, Oct. 3, 2014 - Nov. 7, 2014

 

PRESS

Scout Magazine. "Artist Tyler Keeton Robbins Talks Inspiration Before the Vancouver Mural Festival." Thalia Stopa. 4/8/2017

Vancouver Sun. "Vancouver Mural Festival an eye-opener for Mount Pleasant residents." Dana Gee. 4/8/2017

Playing With Surface Texture. "Tyler Robbins." Courtney Cerrito. 2015 by Quarry Books

Scout Magazine. "Reappropriated Form." Avalon Mott. 21/05/2015

No Culture Icons. "Abstracted Illustration by Tyler Keeton Robbins." Searlait McCrea. 9/2/2015

Vandocument. "Weak Stimuli." Brit Bachmann. 8/11/2014

Booooooom. "Tyler Keeton Robbins." Jeff Hamada. 26/9/14

Doodlers Anonymous. "Bold Shapes That Demand Your Attention." Daphne.  16/9/2014

Juxtapoz. "Tyler Keeton Robbins." 26/9/14

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