Resume

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016          Castles Made of Sand, The Living Room Gallery, St. Peter’s Church, New York, NY

2009          Toxi City: Brooklyn’s Brownfields, The Brooklyn Lyceum, Brooklyn, NY

2003           Armed to the Teeth, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo NY

                    Armed to the Teeth, University of Vermont Living/Learning Center, Burlington VT

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017         Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of the Brooklyn Waterfront, Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY

2016         Staten Island Unlimited,  Alice Austen House, Staten Island, NY

                 Nocturnes, SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC

2015          AccessArt, a benefit for the Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY

                   Society for Photographic Education (SPE) Southeast Regional Juried Photographic Exhibition,
                           Center for Visual Arts-Greenville, Clemson University, SC

                  All In: Swimming the Gowanus, Site: Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

                  Portfolio Showcase: Castles Made of Sand, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY

2014         Grit: The Urban Landscape, The Copley Society, Boston, MA

                  AccessArt, a benefit for the Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY

                  20th Anniversary Show, Center for the Digital Arts, Peekskill, NY

                  Focus: Landscape and Architecture, online annex, Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2013          Rising Waters 2.0: More Photographs of Sandy, Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY

                   Documenting Sandy, Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY

                   AccessArt, a benefit for the Brooklyn Arts Council, Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                  Curate NYC: NYC 25-New York City 25 Years in the Future, group show, Westwood Gallery, NY, NY

                  Curate NYC: Gallery at 60 Bay, Staten Island, NY

                  Representing Brooklyn 2013, TRA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012         Brooklyn’s Waterfront: Past, Present, Future, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY

                  Art That Iterates, Teacher’s College Gallery, New York, NY

                 The Peekskill Project: The Virtual Valley, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY

                 Representing Brooklyn 2012, TRA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011         Evolution | Revolution, The Buffalo Arts Studio 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Buffalo, NY

                 Décollage: Torn Exteriors, Ventana244, Brooklyn, NY

                 Williamsburg 2000, Art101, Brooklyn, NY

 

Residency

2015            Visiting Artist – Brooklyn Navy Yard

 

Curation

2014   Wonder: First Encounters with Green-Wood, photographs by City Tech students,

           Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY

 

Selected Press

Gustafson, Andrew. Robin Michals Documents Change Along Brooklyn’s Waterfront. Turnstile Tours Blog. July 14, 2015.

http://turnstiletours.com/robin-michal-documents-change-along-brooklyns-waterfront/

May, Julie. Documenting Sandy-Photographer Highlight. Brooklyn Historical Society Blog. January 31, 2014

http://www.brooklynhistory.org/blog/tag/robin-michals/

Lees, Kathleen, “Exhibit Showcases the Changing Waterfront,” Queens Ledger, September 6, 2012, p. 16

Berke, Ned. “Photoblogger Documents Coast Before the Storm,” Sheepshead Bites, July 12, 2011
              http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2011/07/photoblogger-documents-coast-before-the-storm/

The Daily News, Oct. 20, 2009, Boro’s poison past in pictures of today by Elizabeth Lazarowitz,

Brooklyn News p. 4, http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/brooklyn/2009/10/20/2009-10-20_boros_poison_past_in_pictures_of_today.html

 

Selected Publications

2013       Art That Iterates, exhibition catalog, pp. 36-37

2011        The Waterfront: A Brooklyn Model for Preservation and Change, The Steven L. Newman Real Estate

Institute, Conference Report, 15 photos

 

Selected Talks and Presentations

2012   Abused and Reused: The Brooklyn Waterfront, St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Toxi City: Brooklyn’s Brownfields, Dreamland Pavillion: Brooklyn and Development, KCC, Brooklyn, NY

 

Selected Grants

2009     Brooklyn Arts Council Department of Cultural Affairs Regrant Program

2009     Puffin Foundation

 

Employment

2003-present     Associate Professor, Photography, Communication Design, New York City College of Technology, CUNY

 

Education

Columbia University, M.F.A.

Barnard College, B.A. summa cum laud