Robin Assner-Alvey

Robin Assner-AlveyRobin Assner-Alvey
Associate Professor, Photography
HH/2nd floor

Robin Assner-Alvey is Associate Professor of Art in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri, where she teaches all levels of photography. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Connecticut and her Master of Fine Arts from the Ohio State University.

Professor Assner-Alvey works with photography, video and installation. Her work examines corporality and asks viewers to consider the experience of living in their own skin. She has exhibited in various solo and group shows throughout the United States. You can view her work on her website:

In addition to her own work, Robin is a part of two different art collaborations, one with Adam Watkins, local St. Louis sound artist. Their most recent exhibitions were Electric is the Love at Laumeier Sculpture Park in October 2011 and On Another Note at the St. Louis Artist Guild in January 2012. Also for the past ten years, Robin has been collaborating with visual artist, Sarah Nitschke on a photographic and installation project called Acts of Hope and FutilityActs of Hope and Futility is a long-term, multi-part, multi-disciplinary series of artworks that include performance, photography, video and installation and draws from mundane, but meaningful experiences of everyday life. Their recent exhibition A Culture of Evil opened at the Northwestern Mutual Art Gallery at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in January 2014.