meet Erin Robinson
Erin Robinson is a fashion designer by trade whose career has spanned over twenty-five years in the corporate design business. The majority of those years were spent designing children’s apparel for brands such as Gap, OshKosh, Sears and The Children’s Place.She is also a trained fine artist from Parsons School of Design and the Corcoran School of Art.
Erin works in a variety of mediums that include watercolor, acrylic, ink, charcoal, collage as well as digital artistry. She’s interested in travel, photography and architecture. Her journeys have taken her on adventures to Africa, Asia, Europe and South America where she went on a giving trip to deliver shoes to children in impoverished villages. She also joined Peace Corps workers in Rwanda by volunteering in Banda Village.
She was inspired by the many beautiful and diverse women in Brooklyn whose decorative hair looked more like art.
Her global travels reignited her creative energy, allowing her to move in another design direction. She was inspired by the many beautiful and diverse women in Brooklyn whose decorative hair looked more like art. She interpreted what she saw along with her magical childhood imagination to give life to Brooklyndolly.
Behind the Scenes
Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Boston Globe,Village Voice, Essence magazine and the Washington Post where she illustrated an Emmy nominated family piece for the Obama legacy documentary series. She currently divides her time between Washington, D.C. and New York where she is illustrating a variety of children’s books to be released in 2020.