designs lettering and hand carve inscriptions in stone, wood and other materials. Robbie specialized in letter design, lettering sculpture and inscriptional letter carving after studying sculpture at Camberwell and Byam Shaw Art Schools in London; he is an elected member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors, of Letter Exchange and of the Scottish Lettercutters Association. Robbie exhibits regularly and his work includes many public and private commissions, and can be found throughout Britain from Kent in the South to Shetland in the far North.
2016: The Other Side, European Lettering Institute, Brugge, Belgium
2016: Visual Arts Scotland: Converge, Scottish National Gallery, Academy Building
2015/16: Hopes and Dreams: statements of intent explored Lettering Arts Centre, Snape, Suffolk; The Typographic Hub,
Birmingham City University: Sunderland University; The Sewell Centre Gallery, Radley College, Oxfordshire
2015: Visual Arts Scotland: Transforming, Scottish National Gallery, Academy Building
2014: 26 Words, Exploring the DNA of Language: Free Word Centre, London; University of Reading: Sunderland University:
Public Library, Kuipersstraat, Brugge: Lettering Arts Centre, Snape, Suffolk: Monnow Valley Arts Centre, Herefordshire:
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge:
2012/13: Words Set Free, Letter Exchange: Free Word Centre, London; Sunderland University: Lettering Arts Centre, Snape,
Suffolk: Studio XII, Brugge, Belgium: Monnow Valley Arts Centre, Herefordshire.
2010: Cutting Words, Scottish Lettercutters Association, Edinburgh
2009: Art and Memory Exhibition, West Dean, Sussex
2007: Scottish Lettercutters Association; Stacey Marks Gallery, Perthshire
2004: Chased Chopped Stabbed Blasted, Scottish Lettercutters Association, Edinburgh