Carmen R. Robbin



B.A. Art History, University of Washington, 1980
Ph.D. Art History, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1990

Area(s) of Expertise:

Art of the Italian Peninsula; especially Baroque Art

Teaching & Other Experience:

1990-Present, CSU Stanislaus
Visual Resource Curator

Courses Taught:

Art 1000 Introduction to Studio Art
Art 2530 Art Appreciation
Art 2515 Art History Survey - Ancient
Art 2520 Art History Survey - Modern
Art 4515 Art of the Classical World
Art 4520 Art of the Medieval World
Art 4525 Italian Renaissance
Art 4535 Art of the Baroque Age
Art History of Prints and Drawings
Art 4570 Senior Sem in Art History


Carmen R. Robbin
Contact Information

Building Location: Art 
See Building #8: Map

Office Location: A-13 - See Map

Phone: (209) 667-3431


Creative/Research Interests:

Composition and Literacy Theory
Creative Nonfiction
Alternative Rhetorics

Sample Exhibitions/Publications:

2003 - Mannerist and Baroque Drawings from the Crocker Museum and S. Solovy collections.

2000 - “Ottavio Leoni as a Painter; New Evidence from an Inventory of His House on Via Babaino,” Storia dell'Arte.

1998-2000 - Member of the International Scientific Committee for the Biennale Internazionale dell'Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy. I selected 30 Artists from the west coast and Mexico to exhibit works in the Biennale exhibitions in Florence in December 1999 and 2001, and wrote 5 articles for the exhibition catalogues.

1998 - “Dr. Robbin's Task,” University Art Gallery, CSU Stanislaus

1996 - “Scipione Borghese’s Acquisition of Paintings and Drawings by Ottavio Leoni,” The Burlington Magazine, vol. cxxxviii, July.

1995-1996 - National Response Team. Member for the Annenberg/CPB Grant. “Creating Electronic Multi Cultural Communities: Connecting Curriculum and Campuses.”