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Joseph Robinson

Joseph Robinson

About: Joseph Robinson was born in Oakland and grew up in the East Bay. Mr. Robinson grew up spending time in the dark room with his late father, who was an active professional jazz photographer in the 1960s and 1970s.

Mr. Robinson participated in The Art of Living Black for more than a decade. He participated in the One Black Day, My Race My Grace exhibition at the Sargent Johnson Gallery in the summer of 2003. He was a finalist in the Alameda County Art Commission Wall Corridor 2005 project for the new Juvenile Hall. In addition, he was a finalist in the Alameda County Art Commission Rotational Works Collection for 2005. He was featured in an Art of Living Black satellite photography exhibit, SNAP!, at the Women’s Cancer Resource Center in 2006. His work was featured at the Nomad Café, Oakland, California in February 2007. His work was at the Joyce Gordon Gallery, Glimpses in Time exhibit August, 2007.

His work has also been shown in the BABA: Black Artists Expressions of Father exhibits: San Francisco, 2006, Atlanta 2007, and New York 2008. He participated in Open Studios Event at Mills College through The Art of Living Black in February 2011. He participated in “Fathers in the Park” event with the Oakland Housing Authority in June, 2011. In 2012 and 2013, he participated in numerous Pacific Fine Arts Festivals street fairs. This exposed him to a wider audience and gave him a vehicle to create and show more of his landscape and floral work. He participated in Pro Arts Open Studios in 2014 and 2015. He was in the “NATURE (re)DEFINED” a photography exhibit at the Gray Loft Gallery in 2015. He has been in the Art of the African Diaspora since 2020.

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