Residency Dates
  • Aug 1st 2004 to Jan 31st 2004

Robert Atkins is an art historian, activist, journalist, online producer and editor based in New York and California. He is a Fellow at the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University, and most recently media-arts editor for The Media Channel, editor/producer of Artery: The AIDS-Arts Forum, and an instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design. In 1989 Robert Atkins co-founded Visual AIDS, and in 1991 he co-organized “From Media to Metaphor: Art about AIDS,” the first major traveling exhibition about AIDS. He is the editor/producer of “Artery,” and has recently published, “The Gay and Lesbian Looker: How Queer Artists Revolutionized Art at the End of the 20th Century.”