Director of Fine Art
Marney Robinson, Director of Fine Art, has over a decade of experience handling and studying fine art of the American South. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with a triple major in art history, studio art and history from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX and completed master’s degree coursework in art history at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA before joining the art history Ph.D. program at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. She has served as an art history instructor and guest lecturer at Tulane and Temple Universities. Robinson previously held the position of Curator of Education at the New Orleans Museum of Art, where she took a leading role in the rebuilding and revitalization of the museum’s educational programming and community outreach following Hurricane Katrina. Subsequently, she served as Director of Education for the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts (GRFA) and Curator of Exhibitions for Rodrigue Studios. She was instrumental in the formation of GRFA, an institution which advocates the importance of arts education programs in schools. Working in collaboration with the artist, Robinson also curated numerous Rodrigue exhibitions for museums nationwide and was the official appraiser for Rodrigue Studios.