Robert Kalman

New York City 1949

Lives in Brewster, NY




  • Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, Imminent Existence - Critical Mass 2022 Top 50


  • Newport Beach Central Library, Newport Beach, CA, juried exhibit, Art as Aging
  • Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA, juried exhibit, Art as Aging
  • Cabrillo Gallery, Aptos, CA, juried exhibit, Who We Are: Portraying Identity
  • Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY, juried exhibit, Made in New York 
  • Plaxall Gallery, NYC, juried exhibit, Other Ways of Seeing


  • Cleveland Photo Fest, juried exhibit, Deja Nude
  • Lucie Foundation, The Portrait Project, Category Winner


  • Soho Photo Gallery, NYC, solo exhibit, In Tompkins Square: A Fleeting Intimacy


  • Soho Photo Gallery, NYC, solo exhibit, Photography After Stonewall, "Who Gave Us the Right?"


  • Soho Photo Gallery, NYC, solo exhibit, Parade Unrest: The Confederate Monument Controversy 
  • Echo in Johnson City, Johnson City, TX, juried exhibit, The Breast Show
  • South x Southeast, Molena, GA, juried exhibit, Southern Landscapes
  • Site:Brooklyn Gallery, juried exhibit, Contemporary Photography: 2008-2018
  • MPLS Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN, juried exhibit, Eyes of a Stranger: Street Portraits
  • Site:Brooklyn Gallery, juried exhibit, Faces
  • PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, juried exhibit, Celebrating Women
  • Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece, juried exhibit, Portraits
  • Soho Photo Gallery, NYC, solo exhibit, I'm Not A Woman and I'm Not a Man. I Am Simply Myself


  • Soho Photo Gallery, NYC, solo exhibit, The Nicaraguans: A Timeless Passage
  • Adriance Memorial Library, solo exhibit, Poughkeepsie, Before Your Elders You Must Stand
  • Soho Photo Gallery, NYC, , No Difference Between Them


  • Soho Photo Gallery, NYC, solo exhibit, I Am Here: The Lesbian Portraits
  • Stonewall Museum, solo exhibit, Ft. Lauderdale, I Am Here: The Lesbian Portraits
  • Soho Photo Gallery, solo exhibit, NYC, Dogs Among Us
  • Soho Photo Gallery, NYC, solo exhibit, Before Your Elders You Must Stand


  • Bradley University, Peoria, IL, Gendered Perspectives: An Investigation into Contemporary Identities, juried show
  • Don't Take Pictures, Photo of the Day, October 8, 2015
  • Streit House Space, Only Human, on-line exhibit
  • Still River Editions Gallery, Danbury, CT, NY Diptychs I & II solo show
  • Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY Photowork ‘15, juried exhibition
  • Visions #3 – Backstage, on-line exhibit
  • Soho Photo Gallery, NYC, Winner, International Portfolio Competition, New York Diptychs I & II
  • ONWARD, Compé 2015, Philadelphia, Finalist, juried exhibition
  • Black Box Gallery, Portland OR, Honorable Mention, juried on-line exhibition
  • NY Center for Photographic Art, Finalist, Portraits 2014
  • The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins CO, Finalist, juried exhibition, Portraits 2015


  • Peoria Art Guild, Finalist, juried exhibition, Nude Attitude
  • ONWARD, Compé 2014, Philadelphia, Finalist, juried exhibition
  • NY Center for Photographic Art, Finalist, juried exhibition, Same But Different
  • Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Finalist, Contemporary Photo Exhibit
  • Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco, Group Exhibit, What is Romantic Love?


  • University of Pennsylvania, Mixed Messages, solo exhibition of mixed-race couples
  • The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins CO, Finalist, Portfolio Showcase
  • Family Eldercare, Austin TX, Finalist, juried exhibition, The Changing Face of Central Texas


  • Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson NY, Finalist, PortfolioX2


Zoom Presentations


  • VA Culture, Rome, What's it Like for You to be an American?
  • American Photography Archive Group: APAG, What's it Like for You to be an American?


  • Denver Refugee Group, Here to Be Seen
  • Portland Art Museum, The Portrait of a Person is the Most Difficult Thing To Do
  • Princeton Camera Club, Photography Made Difficult
  • Bet Am Shalom Synagogue, White Plains, NY, Parade Unrest: The Confederate Monument Controversy


Selected Publications

  • Shots Magazine 
  • The Hand Magazine 
  • Don't Take Pictures Magazine 
  • Politico Magazine, The Last Test: America Is Finally Embracing Mixed-Race Marriage
  • F-Stop Magazine, Latin American Issue. Series of portraits of Nicaraguan villagers taken twenty years apart.
  • Unlimited Grain, Photographic Book Showcase
  • Dutchess Magazine, Orange Magazine, Ulster Magazine Hudson Valley NY. Freelance contributor