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), NewYork.com, The New York Observer, San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland Tribune, Dallas Magazine, The Washington Post, Medium.com, 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.
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.
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
Exhibits / Recognitions:
Interview: Goblin Reservation 2014
Shoot 4 Minutes Photo Presentation : Subway Series | SoHo Photo Gallery , NYC 2014
99% : The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film | Winner of U.S. Documentary Sundance Film Festival 2013
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
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
PDN/Billboard Winner 2010 “Ultimate Music Moment” Award : Music Promo Portrait
Five Years Old – Solo Exhibit | Cafe International, San Francisco CA | June 2009
“Seattle Kids” Solo Photo Exhibit | Gallery Obscura, San Francisco, CA | 2009