ART DEPARTMENT

Schwartz-Robin

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Office:   Power Art 126
Phone:   (973) 720-2591
Email:schwartzr@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   Tuesdays in Ben Shahn 4:30-5:30 and Thursdays At Power Art Center, 12-2 or by appointment.

Department: Art
Area Specialization: Photography
URL: http://www.robinschwartz.net

Robin Schwartz's earned a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Pratt Institute and her photographs are held in several museum collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. and The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. 

The Aperture Foundation published a comprehensive book of the twelve-year project of Amelia photographs, Amelia and The Animals, 2014. Book quotes from Lena Dunham, Film Maker, Writer, Actress and Mia Fineman, Curator, and Elizabeth Krist, Senior Editor at National Geographic Magazine. 

Schwartz’s two earlier books are LIKE US: Primate Portraits, W.W. Norton & Co., and Dog Watching and Amelia’s World, edited by Tim Barber, Aperture, NYC.

Schwartz’s photographs have been published in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker Magazines, TIME Magazine LIGHTBOX & Print, and blogs New York Times Lens Blog, Slate Magazine, PetaPixel, CBSNEWS.com (covering The FENCE at Photoville / United Photo Industries, Brooklyn,) The Guardian UK, My Modern Met and other selected magazines; O –Oprah Interview, PDN, Fader, Juxtapoz, Stern (Germany), Liberation (France), H (Spain), Bang (Italy), Esquire (Russia),: Marie Clair Magazine, The British Journal Photography and in books as Photography Speaks: 150 Photographers on Their Art, 2004 and 1995. 

Schwartz was one of the ten short-listed finalist at the Hyeres 2010 Photography Festival in France. She was a guest speaker and present the Amelia Series at The National Geographic Magazine’s Annual Photography Seminar in in Washington D.C. and gave Master Talk at LOOK3, The Charlottesville Photography Festival, David Alan Harvey Workshop, Photo Workshop New York with Maggie Steber & Erica McDonald, The Eddie Adams Workshop and the International Center for Photography, New York. Schwartz is also on the faculty at The International Center for Photography and has worked as an editor/curator for National Geographic Magazine’s Your Shot assignments including a chapter in an upcoming National Geographic Magazine Book regarding shooting animals on assignment.

Further information: www.RobinSchwartz.net