New York, NY, United States
Nina Robinson is a documentary influenced portrait photographer. Her work is a mixture of all of her past experiences, bridging documentary, personal, and fine art. She began her photography career shooting for The Reporter in Vacaville, CA. Going freelance, she had the freedom to pursue her interest in portraiture, often photographing musicians and music groups. Four years ago, as she became more interested in documentary photography, she moved to New York. The past year, Robinson has been examining issues of underrepresented communities, these stories have been featured in Time Magazine, The New York Times and exhibited at The Bronx Museum of the Arts. She is a founding member of the Bronx Documentary Center's Photo League. Robinson teaches introduction to photojournalism at Columbia University. She also runs a phototherapy program at the William Hodson Senior Center, through the use of photography, the program helps create a comfortable environment for the seniors to speak openly and honestly instead of internalizing issues. Living in the South Bronx Robinson has brought positive influence to her surroundings, finding inspiration working with local subjects in the community from senior citizens to residents of the Melrose neighborhood. Robinson is based in New York and Arkansas.