Before finishing a BFA degree from Oregon College of Art and Craft as a Ford Restart Scholar, Robinson was a certified picture framer and paper restorer for 14 years. During this time, she worked on several cases of art restoration and reparation. In 2007, she was awarded an opportunity with the University of Georgia to live and travel through Italy studying the conservation of books and art as a conflict dispute resolution tool during the Renaissance. As an artist she has been celebrated in the public view for over ten years in both the United States and Europe. Showing her artwork on grief lead her to the Masters program at the University of Oregon Law School in Conflict and Dispute Resolution and working as a private practice mediator and conflict/grief coach. She works with grievers and their companions to find alternate ways of expressing grief and mourning during disputes. Also, she cares for cultural property as an art conservator and cultural mediator for the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.