Gretchen Robinette is a documentary photographer specializing in live music, entertainment, and portraiture based in Brooklyn, NY.

Represented for photographic syndication by Redux Pictures.  

Editorial / Publications:

The Wall Street Journal, High Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, Rolling Stone (Italy), Vice UK, Vice/Noisy, SPIN, Gothamist, Photo District News Billboard, Village Voice Media (SF Weekly, LA Weekly, Village Voice) Northside Media, Brooklyn Magazine, L Magazine, The Deli, Mojo Magazine, Interview (France),, The New York Observer, San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland Tribune, Dallas Magazine, The Washington Post,, BuzzFeed, The Big Takeover

Clients / Commercial:

The North Face, PETA, Google Music, Skull Candy Headphones, Matador Records, Def Jux, Dead Ocean Records, Perrier, Peroni Italy, Chemistry Creative, Viatar, New York City Mega Bus, Urban Daddy, Honda, NYFD, Sidewalk Prophecy Films.  


Solo Show : Unlimited MetroCard - 80 photos on the NYC Subway April 17-May 17, 2016  Max Fish Gallery New York City

Impose Magazine 10 Year Anniversary Photo Exhibit 2013 | Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY 

Shoot 4 Minutes Photo Presentation : Subway Series | SoHo Photo Gallery , NYC 2014


Stories4Change -Telling Stories That Need To Be Told : Photo Exhibit Espai Fotografic Can Basté | Barcelona, Spain 2013

Shoot 4 Change Berlin Photo Exhibit : Hurricane Sandy Recovery | Institute For Cultural Diplomacy Berlin, Germany 2013

Occupy Wall Street Photography Exhibit “Nothing To See Here” Group Show  The Gathering Of Tribes, NYC Sept 2012

Including photographers Stephanie Keith, Tracie Williams, Jessica Lehrman, Charles Meacham, and Steve O'Byrne

Salon Special Event: Where Does The Occupy Movement Go From Here? |  Intersection For The Arts, San Francisco CA | Dec 2011

Public Forum + Photography Exhibit – group show including photographers Mark Murmmann, Mia Nakano, Brian Nguyen, Robyn Twomey, and Rafael Roy

F-Stop Magazine Group Exhibit : Portraits 2012

Photography Exhibit and Fundraiser for Ame Curtiss | Brooklyn Photo Studios, NYC | May 2011

Group Show and Auction – other photographers and artists include Brad Trent, Sandy Kim, Jonny Law, Dan Witz, Shepard Fairy, Moyra Davey

Five Years Old – Solo Exhibit | Cafe International, San Francisco CA | June 2009

“Seattle Kids” Solo Photo Exhibit  |  Gallery Obscura, San Francisco, CA | 2009



 Interviews / Recognitions:


Interview: A Day In The Life with Music Photographer Gretchen Robinette  Popular Photography Magazine 2016

Interview on The Phoblographer: Unlimited Metro Card - Gretchen Robinette's Candid NYC Subway Photographs

Interview: La Noir Image on Black and White Photography

Feature Shoot Presentation The Blow Up: The Stories Behind The Photos | Root Studios 2015 Interview: 

Interview: A Photographer's Guide To Surviving a Summer Music Festival - June2015

PDN Ultimate Music Moment 2014 : 1st Place Professional Crowd Series   

Interview: Goblin Reservation 2014

99% : The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film | Winner of U.S. Documentary Sundance Film Festival 2013

Ask a Filmmaker: live Q & A w/ the makers of 99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film (@99_film)  April 2013

Underground America: Photos of the Underground Music Scene | Impose Magazine 2013

Best Live Photos from 2012: Brooklyn Vegan

Resource Magazine: Photographer of the Week Interview

PDN/Billboard Winner 2010 “Ultimate Music Moment” Award : Music Promo Portrait


Volunteer / Teaching:

Co-organized The Photo Rescue Project with producer Yelena Futeran and non-profit photo organization Shoot4Change. The Photo Rescue Project provides a free photo recovery service to those affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey, to help save and preserve photographic prints that were damaged from Hurricane Sandy. 

Interview : NBC News "People Making a Difference" segment for Photo Rescue project 

Photo Instructor / Lecture: Creating Portraits of Identity | Grant Street Settlement, Lower East Side, NYC 

Digital Photography and Social Media Instructor | Social Media For Kids (SMFK)

Analogue Photo Instructor | Wings Academy High School, The Bronx NYC

Mentor/Volunteer to at-risk youth 14-27 | Haight Street Referral Center / Larkin Street Youth Services, San Francisco, CA