Robert Palumbo is a film and TV producer, director, cinematographer, and fine art photographer.
As a still photographer, his work has been exhibited in New York, London, and Berlin, and is included in many prestigious private and public collections, including the New York Historical Society, the Smithsonian, and Lever House. He has worked for National Geographic, the New York Times, Du Magazine, Vice, YRB, The Fall, Gallimard, and many other clients. He is a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow in Photography.
Robert was Executive Producer at the National Geographic Channel from 2012-2017, where his projects included MARS, an innovative hybrid of documentary and fully scripted drama, and YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY, the Emmy award-winning series about the state of climate change around the world. Robert's complete Film and TV credit list: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0658869/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
In 2022, he produced and directed TIGER QUEENS, an episode of This Is Life With Lisa Ling for CNN (premieres Dec. 4), and "Sex Lies and the College Cult", a feature documentary about the Sarah Lawrence sex cult for Peacock (premiered Sept. 28th).
In March 2022, he exhibited his large scale kozo prints of the carbon-scarred glaciers of Alaska at Nepenthes Gallery in Manhattan as part of CARBON, a colaboration with Bryan Whitney, who exhibited his photographs of the ravaged forests of Colorado after the 2020 forest fires. Robert's exhibit DISQUIET, with sculptor Tamiko Kawata, opened at Pamela Salsibury Gallery in Hudson, New York on October 29th, and runs through January 8, 2023. It presents a fractured narrative traversing history, uncertainty and the material of photography itself.
Robert's solo still photo and video retrospective show MORTAL, was exhibited at Pamela Salisbury Gallery in Hudson, New York, from September 4-October 4, 2020.