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Robert A. Sobieszek Edit Profile

educator , photographer

Robert A. Sobieszek, American photographer, educator. Recipient numerous awards; grantee National Education Association, 1971-1972, Kress Foundation, 1968-1969, Carnegie Corporation New York, 1967-1968, others; Woodrow Wilson National fellow, 1965-1966.


Sobieszek, Robert A. was born on March 11, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Student, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1963. Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors, University Illinois, 1965. Master of Arts in Art History, Stanford University, 1969.

Master of Philosophy in Art History, Columbia University, 1981.


From associate lecturer to assistant professor art history University Rochester, 1971-1976. Associate curator George Eastman House, 1971-1972, associate curator, director research center, 1972-1975, director photograph collections, 1981-1990. Lecturer photography Rochester Institute of Technology, 1977-1990.

Curator of photography Los Angeles County Museum Art, 1990—2005, chair committee on museum ethics, 1994, curatorial co-chair, 1997—2005. Visiting faculty in art history University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1994, 96, 97, 98. Consultant Hollywood Photographers Archives, Los Angeles, 1984-1986, National Gallery of Art, 1988.

Lecturer in field.


  • Other Work

    • Director numerous exhibitions.