Robin Michals is a photographer and digital media artist whose work focuses on the interrelationships between advanced technology and domestic, everyday life. She has had recent solo exhibits at RomeArts in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the Buffalo Arts Studio, and at the University of Vermont. Her work has also been shown at Gigantic Artspace, Eyewash, Venetia Kapernekas Fine Arts, and the Ninth New York Digital Salon among other venues. She has given presentations about her work at the northeast regional SPE conference at the New School as well as at NYU, The University of Vermont, and Temple University. In addition to teaching at City Tech, she has taught in MFA and BFA programs at the Parsons School of Design Photography department.
Before joining the Advertising Design and Graphic Arts Department at New York City College of Technology, she worked as an art director and designer for numerous print and online communications for 14 years She has designed new and special interest publications for TV Guide, Ladies Home Journal, Weight Watchers, and American Lawyer media. She designed her first web site in 1995 and went on to be the art director of FOX Sports Online from 1996-1998. She designed the first online presence for The New Yorker magazine as well as CondeNast's Lucky Magazine. Other major projects have included work for Priceline.com, Bottlerocket, NHL.com, Chase.com, QPB bookclub and the TeenPeople Bookclub.
She holds a BA from Barnard College and an MFA from Columbia University.