Curriculum Vitae

Recognitions, Honors and Awards

  • Juror, 2016 Hotshoe.org Awards
  • Purchase Award, Columbus Museum of Art (2015)
  • Honorable Mention 2015 Mobile Photo Awards, Landscapes category
  • Finalist, 2014 Shadow Stories Awards
  • Honorable Mentions (3), 2014 Mobile Photo Awards, The Darkness and Digital Fine Art categories
  • Honorable Mentions (2), 2014 iPhone Photography Awards, various categories
  • Honorable Mentions (2), 2013 Mobile Photo Awards, Black & White and Performing Arts categories
  • Honorable Mentions (2), 2013 iPhone Photography Awards, various categories
  • Editor's Choice Awards (4) on hotshoe.org, multiple images/categories

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017 RED, SE Center for Photography, Greenville, South Carolina (Juror: Michael Itkoff, Photographer/Artist and and cofounder of Daylightbooks.com and Fabl.co)
  • 2016 Masks, SE Center for Photography, Greenville, South Carolina (Juror: Aline Smithson, Photographer; Founder: Lenscratch)
  • 2016 Manus et Pedibus, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT (Juror: Tim Booth, Photographer)
  • 2016 Imagined Realities, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT (Juror: Tom Chambers, Photographer)
  • 2015 October Group Exhibition, The Empty Spaces Project, Putnam, CT (Curator: Paul Toussaint, Gallery Director)
  • 2015 Black and White, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT (Juror: Chris Kovacs, Founder: Adore Noir Magazine)
  • 2015 July Group Exhibition, The Empty Spaces Project, Putnam, CT (Curator: Paul Toussaint, Gallery Director)
  • 2015 Mobile Photo Now, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
  • 2015 Light Impressions on Tour by Colleen Duffley, Wynwood Bldg, Miami, FL (Curator: Colleen Duffley, Principal, Colleen Duffley Productions)
  • 2014 Shadow Stories, Holcim Gallery, Milton, ON, Canada
  • 2014 June Group Exhibition, The Empty Spaces Project, Putnam, CT (Curator: Paul Toussaint, Gallery Director)

Press and Featured Work

  • “Rob DePaolo”, ArtAscent, December 2016, pp. 34-37 (Distinguished Artist Feature)
  • "Insta-Success: How 3 Photographers Are Using Instagram to Share Images, Promote Their Brands & Find Work", Dan Havlik, Shutterbug Magazine, April 2016 (Interview and Images)
  • "Our Favorite Reader Photos from the 'Power of Black & White' Assignment", Picture This, Shutterbug Magazine, 2015 (Featured Image)
  • "Rob DePaolo", USA Special Edition, Shooter Magazine, N7, February 2015 (Featured Artist Portfolio)       

Public and Institutional Collections

  • Columbus Museum of Art (Columbus, OH), “Camera Obscura (Self Portrait)”
 
 

My photo featured on the main page of the Columbus Museum of Art website (Feb 2, 2015)