STATES OF DRESS SERIES

1998 – present

Robin-Slonina-Casino-Chip-Dress

Casino Chip Dress

2008 – Casino chips and zip ties, life-size. Eldorado Dry Lake Bed, Boulder City, NV.

Robin-Slonina-Corn-Dress

Corn Dress

2004 – Welded steel frame, corn, twine, 6′ X 14′. Homestead Valley Estates, New York Mills, MN.

Robin-Slonina-Dandelion-Dress

Dandelion Dress

1999 – Dandelions and wire dress frame, 10′ tall. Adel Public Footpath, Leeds, England. From the Dress Series.

Robin-Slonina-Garbage-Dress

Garbage Dress

2009 – Garbage bags and crumpled New York Times newspapers (re-cycled after use), lifesize. New York, NY.

Robin-Slonina-Grass-Dress

Grass Dress

2005 – Wire dress form and grass, lifesize. Wickiup Nature Center, Toddville, IA.

Robin-Slonina-Lily-Pad-Dress

Lily Pad Dress

2000 – Wire dress form and lily pads. Life-size. Duurse Waarden Nature Preserve, Hijhe, Holland. From the Dress Series.

Robin-Slonina-Pinecone-Dress

Pinecone Dress

2006 – Pinecones and wire dress frame, 8′ tall. MacNamara Foundation, Westport Island, ME.

Robin-Slonina-Red-Dress

Red Dress

1998 – Dress made from 28 second-hand dresses, 18′ long.

Robin-Slonina-Willow-Dress

Willow Dress

2006 – Woven willow branches floated on Lower Piney Creek, 15′ long. Jentel Arts Residency, Banner, WY.

Robin-Slonina-Casino-Chip-Dress

Casino Chip Dress

2008 – Casino chips and zip ties, life-size. Eldorado Dry Lake Bed, Boulder City, NV.

Robin-Slonina-Corn-Dress

Corn Dress

2004 – Welded steel frame, corn, twine, 6′ X 14′. Homestead Valley Estates, New York Mills, MN.

Robin-Slonina-Dandelion-Dress

Dandelion Dress

1999 – Dandelions and wire dress frame, 10′ tall. Adel Public Footpath, Leeds, England. From the Dress Series.

Robin-Slonina-Garbage-Dress

Garbage Dress

2009 – Garbage bags and crumpled New York Times newspapers (re-cycled after use), lifesize. New York, NY.

Robin-Slonina-Grass-Dress

Grass Dress

2005 – Wire dress form and grass, lifesize. Wickiup Nature Center, Toddville, IA.

Robin-Slonina-Lily-Pad-Dress

Lily Pad Dress

2000 – Wire dress form and lily pads. Life-size. Duurse Waarden Nature Preserve, Hijhe, Holland. From the Dress Series.

Robin-Slonina-Pinecone-Dress

Pinecone Dress

2006 – Pinecones and wire dress frame, 8′ tall. MacNamara Foundation, Westport Island, ME.

Robin-Slonina-Red-Dress

Red Dress

1998 – Dress made from 28 second-hand dresses, 18′ long.

Robin-Slonina-Willow-Dress

Willow Dress

2006 – Woven willow branches floated on Lower Piney Creek, 15′ long. Jentel Arts Residency, Banner, WY.

99¢ ONLY DRESS SHOP

2008
Atomic Todd Gallery – Las Vegas, NV
An exhibition of clothing made entirely out of dollar store items

Robin-Slonina-Beach-Ball-Dress

Beach Ball Dress

Beach balls & adhesive. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Blue-Sponge-Dress

Blue Sponge Dress

Sponges, adhesive & shoelaces. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Card-Dress

Card Dress

Playing cards & adhesive. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Casino-Chip-Bikini

Casino Chip Bikini

Casino chips, zip-ties & shoelaces. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Easter-Egg-Detail-2

Easter Egg Detail 2

Easter eggs & price-tag fasteners. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Easter-Egg-Dress-Detail-1

Easter Egg Dress Detail 1

Easter eggs & price-tag fasteners. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Easter-Egg-Dress

Easter Egg Dress

Easter eggs & price-tag fasteners. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Feather-Duster-Dress

Feather Duster Dress

Top: Plastic scrubbies, shoelaces & adhesive. Skirt: Feather dusters, belt & zip-ties. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Gallery-View-3

Gallery View 3

2008 – Solo show at Atomic Todd Gallery/Alios Gallery. Las Vegas, NV

Robin-Slonina-Gallery-View

Gallery View

2008 – Solo show at Atomic Todd Gallery/Alios Gallery. Las Vegas, NV

Robin-Slonina-Silver-Shorts-Vest

Silver Shorts Vest

Sponges & adhesive. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Sponge-Bikini

Sponge Bikini

Sponges, adhesive & shoelaces. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Sponge-Dress-Back

Sponge Dress Back

Sponges, plastic scrubbies, velcro & adhesive. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Sponge-Dress

Sponge Dress

Sponges, plastic scrubbies, velcro & adhesive. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Wedding-Dress-Detail-2

Wedding Dress Detail 2

Wiffle balls, shower scrubbies, adhesive & zip-ties. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Wedding-Dress-Detail

Wedding Dress Detail

Wiffle balls, shower scrubbies, adhesive & zip-ties. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Wedding-Dress

Wedding Dress

Wiffle balls, shower scrubbies, adhesive & zip-ties. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-gallery-view-2-1

Gallery View 2

2008 – Solo show at Atomic Todd Gallery/Alios Gallery. Las Vegas, NV

Robin-Slonina-Beach-Ball-Dress

Beach Ball Dress

Beach balls & adhesive. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Blue-Sponge-Dress

Blue Sponge Dress

Sponges, adhesive & shoelaces. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Card-Dress

Card Dress

Playing cards & adhesive. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Casino-Chip-Bikini

Casino Chip Bikini

Casino chips, zip-ties & shoelaces. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Easter-Egg-Detail-2

Easter Egg Detail 2

Easter eggs & price-tag fasteners. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Easter-Egg-Dress-Detail-1

Easter Egg Dress Detail 1

Easter eggs & price-tag fasteners. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Easter-Egg-Dress

Easter Egg Dress

Easter eggs & price-tag fasteners. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Feather-Duster-Dress

Feather Duster Dress

Top: Plastic scrubbies, shoelaces & adhesive. Skirt: Feather dusters, belt & zip-ties. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Gallery-View-3

Gallery View 3

2008 – Solo show at Atomic Todd Gallery/Alios Gallery. Las Vegas, NV

Robin-Slonina-Gallery-View

Gallery View

2008 – Solo show at Atomic Todd Gallery/Alios Gallery. Las Vegas, NV

Robin-Slonina-Silver-Shorts-Vest

Silver Shorts Vest

Sponges & adhesive. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Sponge-Bikini

Sponge Bikini

Sponges, adhesive & shoelaces. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Sponge-Dress-Back

Sponge Dress Back

Sponges, plastic scrubbies, velcro & adhesive. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Sponge-Dress

Sponge Dress

Sponges, plastic scrubbies, velcro & adhesive. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Wedding-Dress-Detail-2

Wedding Dress Detail 2

Wiffle balls, shower scrubbies, adhesive & zip-ties. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Wedding-Dress-Detail

Wedding Dress Detail

Wiffle balls, shower scrubbies, adhesive & zip-ties. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-Wedding-Dress

Wedding Dress

Wiffle balls, shower scrubbies, adhesive & zip-ties. Life-size

Robin-Slonina-gallery-view-2-1

Gallery View 2

2008 – Solo show at Atomic Todd Gallery/Alios Gallery. Las Vegas, NV

DOLLAR STORE

2002
Open End Art – Chicago, IL
An exhibition of sculpture made entirely out of dollar store items

Robin-Slonina-Sponges

Color Chain

Sponges, glue and toilet roll dispenser, 14′ (installation length) 24′ (actual length)

Robin-Slonina-Silver-Cylinder

Silver Cylinder

Lint traps and hair pins, approx. 3′ X 2′ X 2′

Robin-Slonina-Hula

Hula

40 reconstructed hula hoops and fishing line, 12′ X 10′

Robin-Slonina-Hanging-Hose

Hanging Hose

Panty hose, various balls, hose drying racks, approx. 12′ X 10′ X 6′

Robin-Slonina-Hanging-Hose-Frisbee

Hanging Hose Frisbee

Robin-Slonina-Hanging-Hose-Detail

Hanging Hose Detail

Panty hose, various balls, hose drying racks, approx. 12′ X 10′ X 6′

Robin-Slonina-Frisbee-Starburst

Frisbee Starburst

54 Frisbees nailed to gallery wall, 12′ X 14′

Robin-Slonina-Dollar-Store-Gallery-View

Dollar Store Gallery View

Robin-Slonina-Copper-Ball

Copper Ball

Copper scouring pads and hair pins, approx. 2′ X 2′ X 2′

Robin-Slonina-Clothespin-Tower

Clothespin Tower

Stacked clothespins, 3′ X 6″ X 3″

Robin-Slonina-Caps

Color Caps

Stuffed shower caps, 8′ tall

Robin-Slonina-Brillo-Cube

Brillo Cube

Brillo pads and glue, 3′ square

Robin-Slonina-Brillo-Cubes-Caps

Brillo Cube and Caps

Robin-Slonina-Sponges

Color Chain

Sponges, glue and toilet roll dispenser, 14′ (installation length) 24′ (actual length)

Robin-Slonina-Silver-Cylinder

Silver Cylinder

Lint traps and hair pins, approx. 3′ X 2′ X 2′

Robin-Slonina-Hula

Hula

40 reconstructed hula hoops and fishing line, 12′ X 10′

Robin-Slonina-Hanging-Hose

Hanging Hose

Panty hose, various balls, hose drying racks, approx. 12′ X 10′ X 6′

Robin-Slonina-Hanging-Hose-Frisbee

Hanging Hose Frisbee

Robin-Slonina-Hanging-Hose-Detail

Hanging Hose Detail

Panty hose, various balls, hose drying racks, approx. 12′ X 10′ X 6′

Robin-Slonina-Frisbee-Starburst

Frisbee Starburst

54 Frisbees nailed to gallery wall, 12′ X 14′

Robin-Slonina-Dollar-Store-Gallery-View

Dollar Store Gallery View

Robin-Slonina-Copper-Ball

Copper Ball

Copper scouring pads and hair pins, approx. 2′ X 2′ X 2′

Robin-Slonina-Clothespin-Tower

Clothespin Tower

Stacked clothespins, 3′ X 6″ X 3″

Robin-Slonina-Caps

Color Caps

Stuffed shower caps, 8′ tall

Robin-Slonina-Brillo-Cube

Brillo Cube

Brillo pads and glue, 3′ square

Robin-Slonina-Brillo-Cubes-Caps

Brillo Cube and Caps

HOLE SERIES

1998

Robin-Slonina-Candy

Candy

Acrylic, candy and PVA on wood, 20″ X 16″

GARMENT SERIES

1998

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-boot

Boots (Cowboy)

Boots and shotgun shells, life-size

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-sandals

Sandals (Cinderella)

Vintage sandals and food stamps, life-size

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-sleep

Sleep

Vintage high-heeled shoes and sleeping pills, life-size

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-robedetail

Robe (Her Majesty) Detail

Quilted robe and quilting pins, life-size

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-robe

Robe (Her Majesty)

Quilted robe and quilting pins, life-size

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-corset

Corset

Vintage corset and fingers from dishwashing gloves, life-size

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-trophy

Trophy

Vintage high-heeled shoes and pillow, life-size

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-boot

Boots (Cowboy)

Boots and shotgun shells, life-size

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-sandals

Sandals (Cinderella)

Vintage sandals and food stamps, life-size

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-sleep

Sleep

Vintage high-heeled shoes and sleeping pills, life-size

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-robedetail

Robe (Her Majesty) Detail

Quilted robe and quilting pins, life-size

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-robe

Robe (Her Majesty)

Quilted robe and quilting pins, life-size

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-corset

Corset

Vintage corset and fingers from dishwashing gloves, life-size

Robin-Slonina-sculpture-trophy

Trophy

Vintage high-heeled shoes and pillow, life-size