Maxime Robillard

Maxime Robillard

New York, NY, US



Working with space, people and material, and finding the successful integration of all three, is one of the most brilliant and powerful works produced by humans. Music is also a huge part of my life; as a composer, producer and listener, I enjoy investigating sound and music in spaces, creating site-specific works, and researching acoustics.



Stefan Rurak Studio, Brooklyn, Fabricator & Finishing Technician

- Overseeing creation of furniture pieces from drawing to completion.
- General cabinetry fabrication.
- Cement pouring for counter-tops and furniture bases.
- MIG welding and various bespoke patina applications on steel.
- Managing the summer shop intern.

Jul 2016 - current

ARGOSY DESIGNS, Brooklyn, NY, US, General Fabricator

In addition to blackening and general finishing of materials, I was trained on how to operate the spray booth for painting and lacquer finishes. Responsibilities also included small and large-scale steel and brass fabrication.

Sep 2018 - Nov 2018

Stefan Rurak Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, Apprentice, Furniture Making Assistant

As an apprentice and sole employee of the studio, the work was extremely close and educationally-focused so as to make me more indpendent to make pieces start to finish.

Sep 2015 - Jul 2016


Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, DK, Pre Architecture

The program is an intense introduction and deepening of design skills, focusing on communication in renderings and presentation, as well as fundamental work with issues of form and function. In 4 months one completes three intensive projects, two solo design works and one group modeling exercise. While in the program we traveled to Western Denmark, Stockholm, and parts of Finland including Helsinki.

Jan 2012 - May 2012

The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, US, Bachelors, Studio Art

Jan 2008 - May 2012


Financing for Vermont Studio Center, Scholarship

Awarded a scholarship to attend Vermont Studio Center for a month to do a joint installation project with artist Angela Eastman.


Venture Grant, Grant

I received grant money to travel in Japan for two weeks to study Japanese aesthetics and philosophy, and in particular to visit artworks by the artist/architect/poets Shusaku Arakawa and Madeline Gins.


Outstanding Studio Art Thesis, Award

Awarded for my thesis project I DO I.


Brooks Fellowship Award, Scholarship

Scholarship to attend a workshop at Anderson Ranch in Snowmass, Colorado. I took a sculpture workshop titled "4 Materials, 5 Days".


Creative Spaces, 1st Place

I received first place and was granted funds for my proposal of creating and outdoor stage on The Colorado College's campus.


Areas of Specialization