Robin Schwartz is a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow in photography, a two-time recipient of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Grant; and a Ford Foundation Individual Artist Grant as a graduate student at Pratt Institute.
Photographs are included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Museum of Modern Art; the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Bibliothéque Nationale, among others. Schwartz’s fourth photography book is Amelia & the Animals, published by The Aperture Foundation in 2014. Her photographs have been published in the New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Time Lightbox, The New Yorker, New York, Wired, Oprah, The Guardian, Telegraph, Le Monde, Stern Magazines and others.
Schwartz has presented master talks at the Annual National Geographic Magazine Seminar, LOOK3: The Festival of the Photograph, The Eddie Adams Workshop, The Aperture Foundation, FotoDC Week, FOTOfusion, The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk VA, The Head On Festival, Sydney, AU and The Indian Photo Festival, Hyderabad, India including visiting college artists presentations. She has taught at the International Center for Photography. Schwartz created and edited National Geographic Magazine’s Your Shot assignment: “The Animals We Love,” and based on this assignment wrote a chapter in the National Geographic book, Getting Your Shot, 2015.
2016 Guggenheim Fellow, editorial and fine-art photographer, Robin Schwartz (Sony Alpha Photographers podcast)
Robin Schwartz donated prints to Rocket Science Magazine's fundraiser in support of Black Mamas Matter Alliance, a Black women-led cross-sectoral alliance that center Black mamas to advocate, drive research, build power, and shift culture for Black maternal health, rights, and justice.