Robin Schwartz

Robin Schwartz is a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, and her photographs are in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, among others.

All of Schwartz’s photography is animal centric. A fourth monograph, Amelia and the Animals, published by the Aperture Foundation, is a fourteen year project with photographs she made of her daughter with exotic and domestic animals. These photographs have been published in The New York Times Magazine, TIME LightBox, The New Yorker, The Guardian, and other publications.

Selected presentations include master talks at National Geographic Annual Photography Seminar, LOOK3 The Festival of the Photograph, the Eddie Adams Workshop, the Aperture Foundation, FotoDC Week, and the Chrysler Museum of Art. Robin created and edited the National Geographic Your Shot assignment: The Animals We Love, and wrote the corresponding chapter in the National Geographic book, Getting Your Shot, published in 2015.

Robin Schwartz is a professor of photography at William Paterson University in New Jersey and has taught at the International Center of Photography in New York City.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Robin Schwartz

Growing Up Amelia

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Through photographing adventures undertaken with her daughter, the artist blurs the lines between human and animal, where animals are part of our world and humans are part of theirs.

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