Born in Belfast in 1964, Deirdre Robb was educated at the University of Ulster, (BA fine and Applied art) before completing her Masters 2001. She is a contemporary Irish artist whose studio practice has a multi-disciplinary approach including installation art, sculpture and drawing and mixed media works.
Her practice comments on political, cultural and social events alongside autobiographical references through life experiences. Primarily through sculpture, the work translates to become environmental and personal narratives. Her work draws on the unique qualities of a site-specific space, sometimes relying on public interactions to complete the work. Recurring themes include, change, transition, feminism, and power.