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Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art

Donald M. Robinson
Photography Biennial 2023

The Robinson Biennial is a juried exhibition attracting photographers from across the nation. Cash awards will include a top prize of $2,000 for first place, $1,000 second place award, and a $750 for the third place award. The Donald M. Robinson Photography Biennial 2023 is staged throughout the entirety of SAMA Altoona’s three galleries.  The exhibition and events are sponsored by the Donald & Sylvia Robinson Family Foundation. 

Donald M. Robinson, Loxahatchee Dawn, Florida


Completed submissions will be followed by an acknowledgment email from SAMA within one week to confirm that the application has been submitted in full. See more details and apply online using the button below.

Deadline 3/12/2023. 



June 2, 2023 - September 10, 2023

SAMA Altoona

1210 11th Avenue

Altoona, PA 16601

Donald M. Robinson, Auklets over Sireniki
Donald M. Robinson, Summer Fog


June 9, 2023 from 6 p.m.—8 p.m.

A reception held at the museum will announce the award winners.

Everglades Dawn-Florida, 1989, Cibachrome Print, 11x14 inches.jpg


This weekend-long event will include portfolio reviews, panels and conversations, lectures, and discussions regarding the current state and future of the photographic medium. Registration will open on March 31st, 2023

Donald M. Robinson, Everglades Dawn-Florida,
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