Trina Michelle Robinson explores the relationship between memory and migration through film, installations, print media, and archival materials. Her work has been shown at galleries and film festivals throughout the country including including the BlackStar Film Festival in Philadelphia,
Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), a Smithsonian affiliate, the San Francisco Art Commission Main Gallery, Minnesota Street Project, Root Divison and Southern Exposure in San Francisco, New York’s Wassaic Project, and the Museum of Contemporary Art – Arlington.
As a storyteller, Robinson has told the story of exploring her ancestry with The Moth Mainstage on stages throughout the country including New York’s Lincoln Center and NPR’s Moth Radio Hour. She previously worked in print and digital media in production at publications and companies such as The New York Times T Magazine, Vanity Fair, California Sunday Magazine, and Slack and received her M.F.A. from California College of the Arts in 2022 where she was also awarded the 2020 Yozo Hamaguchi Award. She recently had a solo exhibition at MoAD, as part of their 2022-23 Emerging Artist Program.