Robin is an entrepreneur and digital media artist. He is the founder and director of Sprout Labs. Petterd completed a PhD from the Tasmanian School of Art, The University of Tasmania, in 2002. The title of his thesis was ‘Liquid Sensations: Evoking sensory experiences with interactive installation art.’ He works with a range of digital media, including linear and interactive video, and sound and objects.

He has taught digital media at TAFE Tasmania and the University of Tasmania, and led lead teaching teams at TAFE Tasmania. His work has been included in events in Australia, the USA, and across Europe.  

Robin Petterd Projects (R.P.P.) is Robin’s side project. R.P.P. is focused on exploring and fostering creative digital media art and design practice. Planned activities include running professional development programs, incubator programs and access to equipment and space.