Focused on developing the documentary form for education and social change, Robert’s work has received several awards and has been shown in galleries both in the U.S. and internationally. As both a photographer and filmmaker, his images address topics ranging from Alzheimer’s and aging to rites, rituals and spirituality.  Robert served as Assistant Director on the ITVS-funded documentary “Follow My Lead” chronicling the same-sex partner dance community and is currently Director of Photography and Engagement on the film “FIVE BLOCKS” which was recently selected for the San Francisco Film Society’s Project Development Program.


Robert continues to be an energetic contributor to the community with service focused on teen suicide prevention as well as outreach into the worldwide underserved and disenfranchised populations. He holds a BFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute and is a former Human Resource executive with both Apple Inc. and Gap Inc.