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5 & 3/4 Questions: Erin Robinson | Adobe

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5 & 3/4 Questions: Erin Robinson | Adobe

Erin Robinson (Brooklyn Dolly)
Curent Residence: New York & Washington, D.C.
Country of Origin: United States
Instagram: @brooklyndolly

Describe yourself and your work.

I am in my head a lot…a perpetual daydreamer of sorts. It’s quite a high when I get truly inspired. My mind goes into overdrive, and I can barely physically keep up! I tend to scribble numerous miscellaneous thoughts on Post-its and on my left hand. My work, I usually describe as sometimes hauntingly beautiful, bold, graphic, vibrant, textured, and always magical. As a woman of color, I also like to illustrate women that represent me. Living in Brooklyn for numerous years, I found myself surrounded by some of the most incredibly stunning black, brown, and beige women from a variety of different places and different cultures…full of eccentricity. When I draw for myself, I tend to create illustrations with a story behind them. The stories usually pull from fairy-esque things I believed in as a little girl. You’ll notice hints of red string and lotuses through many of those pieces. I like adding bits of symbolism. [mc4wp_form id=”6042″]