Biography

Rob Gerhardt is an internationally-minded documentary photographer and freelance writer currently based in New York City.

In 1999 he received his B.A. in Sociology and Art History from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. And in 2007 he received his M.F.A. in Photography from the Lesley University College of Art and Design in Cambridge, MA.

Rob's  work has been in numerous solo and group exhibitions in North America, Europe and Asia. It is also housed in a number of public and private collections including Arab American National Museum, the Center for Brooklyn History, The Museum of the City of New York, and The New York Historical Society.

His photographs have been published both nationally and internationally, including in The GuardianThe DiplomatHong Kong Free PressGQ JapanThe New York Times, The Huffington Post, Newsweek, Haaretz, and Suddeutsche Zeitung.

Rob's writings have covered press freedom, civil and human rights, and photography. His articles have been published in the Hong Kong Free Press, Blind Magazine, and The Brooklyn Rail among others.

He is a member of the National Press Photographers' Association, PEN American, and is an absentee member of the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Hong Kong.