Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions:

Subdivision (w/Allison Lacher): University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL (2017)
Dummy Vexillography: STNDRD at The Luminary, St. Louis, MO (2016)
Sky Parlor (w/Allison Lacher): Outhaus, Champaign, IL (2016)
I’m Here for Pets (w/Allison Lacher): Ski Club, Milwaukee, WI (2016)
No Diving (w/ Allison Lacher): Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL (2016)
Water. Water. (w/ Allison Lacher): Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO (2015)
A Kitchen Without a Knife is Not a Kitchen (w/ Allison Lacher): Kitchen Space, Chicago, IL (2015)
Filler: UIS Visual Arts Gallery, University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL (2014)
Find & Found (w/ Erin Hayden): Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL (2014)
Artifacts: Applebee Gallery, MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL (2014)
Sacred: Perkinson Gallery, Millikin University, Decatur, IL (2014)
Additions: James S. Murray Gallery, Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL (2013)
Stacks: Heavy Brow Gallery, Bloomington, IL (2013)
Water and Stone (w/ Michael Rutherford): The Times Club, Iowa City, IA (2013)
In Formal Conversations: University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL (2011)

Group Exhibitions:

Attach Files: 50/50, Kansas City, MO (2017)
Property: Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society, Chicago, IL (2017)
: E. TAY Gallery, New York, NY (2016)
: Chicago Industrial Arts & Design Center, Chicago, IL (2016)
Alumni Spectacular
: University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL (2015)
Uncanny Valley
: Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN (2015)
Collage + Assemblage
: (SCENE) Metrospace, East Lansing, MI (2014)
Hoarding, Amassing & Excess
: NIU Art Museum, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL (2014)
: Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL (2014)
Open Door 9
: Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (2013)
: Heavy Brow Gallery, Bloomington, IL (2013)
Define Drawing
: McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL (2013)
: Applebee Gallery, MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL (2013)
: Swell Gallery, West Dundee, IL (2012)
Odd Man Out
: Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL (2012)
: Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, NY (2012)
Strange Glue—Collage at 100
: Thompson Gallery, Weston, MA (2012)
In Your Neighborhood: McLean County Art Center, Bloomington, IL (2012)
: Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (2011)
Transitional Spaces
: Subspace Gallery, Bloomington, IL (2011)
Four More Than Two
: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA (2011)
All New and Exciting
: McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL (2010)
MFA Invitational
: Transpace Gallery, Normal, IL (2009)
Illinois: McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL (2009)
MFA Biennial
: University Galleries, Normal, IL (2008)

Grants, Awards, & Residencies:

Artist-in-Residence, Ragdale, Lake Forest, IL (2017)
(forthcoming) Artist-in-Residence, ACRE, Steuben, WI (2017)
Individual Artist Support Grant, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL (2014)


International Painting Annual 3, Exhibition in Print, Cincinnati, OH: Manifest Press. (2014)
New American Paintings #107, Exhibition in Print, Boston, MA: Open Studios Press. (2013)
Strange Glue (Traditional & Avant-garde Collage), Weston, MA: Thompson Gallery, p. 98. (2012)
ABSTRKT, Manifest Volume 57, Cincinnati, OH: Manifest Press. (2011)


Dulcee Boehm, “A Long Distance Goodbye: Reflecting on DEMO Project”, The Rib, 2-6-2018
Leah Triplett Harrington, “In Review: Terrain Biennial”, The Rib, 1-30-2018
Rachel Otwell, “Say It Ain’t So: DEMO Project’s Final Showing Before It’s Demolished”, NPR Illinois, January 10, 2018
Scott Faingold, “Artists in Motion”, Illinois Times, December 7, 2017
Richard Medina, “Outer Limits: Art Outside the City”, F Newsmagazine, October 9, 2017
Scott Faingold, “Enos Park Gets an Artistic Makeover”, Illinois Times, October 5, 2017
John Reynolds, “Terrain Biennial Brings Out Artists in Enos Park Neighborhood”, State Journal Register, October 30, 2017
Rachel Otwell, “Public Art Explodes In Springfield’s Enos Park”, NPR Illinois, September 28, 2017
Laura Kennedy, “‘Subdivision’ Has Open Door Policy For Artists,”, March 23, 2017
Rachel Otwell and Scott Faingold, “The Scene With Artists/Curators Allison Lacher & Jeff Robinson,”, February 23, 2017
Daniel Stumeier, “Jeff Robinson: Dummy Vexillography at STNDRD,” Daily Serving, October 26, 2016
Kerry Cardoza, “A Springfield Curatorial Duo Hangs in Rogers Park: Allison Lacher and Jeff Robinson in Profile,” Newcity Magazine, Chicago, IL, June 28, 2016
“Top V. Weekend Picks (6/10-6/14),” Bad at Sports, Chicago, IL, June 9, 2016
Jason Foumberg, “GO,” Chicago Magazine, May 27, 2016
Allison Lacher & Jeff Robinson, 60 Wrd/Min Art Critic, Review by Lori Waxman,, March 25, 2016
Stefene Russell, “Artist-Run Gallery in City Museum Organizes Under-the-Radar Exhibitions,” St. Louis Magazine, January 14, 2016
Angela Malchionno, “Museum Blue Kicks Off Its Season with Sculpture,” Riverfront Times, November 25, 2015
Willis Ryder Arnold, “The hipness of curating: One year with Museum Blue,” St. Louis Public Radio, November 16, 2015
David Linneweh, “Episode 122: Demo Project,” Studio Break podcast,, 22 Oct 2014.
Rachel Otwell, “Alternative Art Spaces: Labors of Love,” WUIS,, 9 Oct 2014.
Kevin Bersett, “M.F.A. alums become engines for art in Central Illinois,” STATEside,, 19 Sept 2014
David Linneweh, “Episode 120: Erin Hayden & Jeff Robinson,” Studio Break podcast,, 4 Sept 2014.
Rachel Otwell, “UIS Gallery Full of Filler,” WUIS,, 3 Sept 2014.
Jim Vorel, Robinson Combines 2- and 3-dimensional Elements into Work,, 25 Feb 2014.
UIS Instructor Showing Art at LLCC, The State Journal-Register, 29 August 2013, p. 2A.
David Linneweh, Highlight Episode 20: Jeff Robinson & Steven Linksvayer, Studio Break podcast,, 13 Jun 2013.
Brian Prugh, ARTicle: A take on Jeff Robinson and Michael Rutherford’s Water and Stone,, 15 Feb 2013.


MFA, Painting, Illinois State University, Normal, IL (2011)
BA, Painting, University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL (2007)

Professional Experience:

Instructor of Art, University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL (2012-Present)
Gallery Director, Visual Arts Gallery, University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL (2012-Present)
Co-Director & Founding Member, DEMO Project, Springfield, IL (2013-Present)