Amber Robles-Gordon (b. Puerto Rico) has over fifteen years of exhibiting, art education, and exhibition coordinating experience. She received a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration in 2005 at Trinity University, and subsequently a Master’s in Fine Arts (Painting) in 2011 from Howard University, Washington, DC. At Howard University she received annual awards and accolades for her artwork.
She has exhibited nationally and in Germany, Italy, Malaysia, London, and Spain. Robles-Gordon is proficient in American Sign-Language and has traveled throughout the US, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Northern Africa, and Southeast Asia. Her exhibitions and artwork has been reviewed and/or featured in the Washington Post, Washington City Paper, Washington Informer, Examiner, WAMU American University Radio, WPFW 89.3, MSNBC the grio, Hyperallergic, Ebony.com, Houston Chronicle, Miami Herald, Huffington Post, Bmore Art Magazine, Callaloo Art & Culture in the African Diaspora, Nashville Scene, Sugarcane Magazine, Support Black Art, Bomb Magazine, Indianapolis Recorder and other various publications.
Robles-Gordon was also commissioned to create temporary and permanent public art installations for numerous art fairs and agencies such as the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association (NVFAA), Howard University, James C. Porter Colloquium, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Salisbury University, DC Department of General Services and Democracy Fund.Additionally, she has been commissioned and or featured to teach workshops, give commentary, and or present about her artwork by organizations such as the Smithsonian Anacostia Museum, Luther College, WETA Television, Al Jazeera, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, David C. Driskell Center, the Phillips Collection, the African American Museum in Philadelphia, Mc Daniel College, Harvey B. Gantt Center, and National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Throughout her career, she serves as an advocate for the Washington, DC area arts community. From November 2004 through July 2012, Robles-Gordon has been an active member of the Black Artists DC, (BADC) serving as exhibitions coordinator, Vice President and President. BADC, a 20-year old member organization of individuals of Black-Afrikan ancestry, includes artists, arts administrators, educators, dealers, collectors, museum directors, curators, gallery owners, and arts enthusiasts. Robles-Gordon is also the Co-Founder of Delusions of Grandeur Artist Collective.
Currently Robles-Gordon is creating a traveling exhibition in collaboration with Cultural DC and El Cuadrado Gris Galeria in Puerto Rico. Upon completion the exhibition will be presented in both Washington, DC and Puerto Rico in 2024. Additionally in October 2023 her artwork will be a part of Puerto Rico Negrx at the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico. In February 2024, Robles-Gordon will be presenting a solo exhibition at Indiana State University.
She has been represented by Morton Fine Art since 2016.