Robert Pallesen is a photographer based in Portland, OR. His work has appeared in annual reports, architectural installations, galleries and interactive websites and kiosks. While supporting himself doing corporate photography, interactive design, and photo editing, he works on personal photographic projects. His work investigates the transient nature of the landscape and our relationship with it. His photographs are featured in the Humble Arts Foundation Collector's Guide to Emerging Art Photography as well as Various Photographs, published by TV books. Pallesen's work has been exhibited at Pushdot Studios, Newspace Center of Photography, San Francisco Camerawork, The New York Photo Festival, Pierro Gallery, and CGR gallery in New York. His work is in private and public collections.

Solo Exhibits
Blow Out, Pushdot Studios, Portland, OR, July 2010

Group Exhibits:
The Pacific Northwest 2021, Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR, June 12, 2021 through September 4, 2021
40/40, The 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, October, 2015
PDX 40, Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR, April 2015 
Exposure, A Silent Auction Benefiting Stivers School for the Arts Photography Program, Dayton, OH, April 2014
Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, April 2013 thru March 2014
Then. Now. Here, Oregon, Portland, OR and various locations, April 2013
Then. Now. Here, Portland, Portland, OR, April 2012
Postcards From the Edge, CRG Gallery, NY, NY, January 2011
Carnival, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR, February 2010 
Ersatz, San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, June 2009
Various Photographs, New York Photo Festival, Brooklyn, NY, May 2008
Is it Possible to make a Photograph of New Jersey Regardless of Where you are in the World?, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ, April 2008 
Berry Center of the Arts Inaugural Exhibit, Ramapo College of New Jersey, April 1995

Firebox, Volume 103 of Subjectively Objective’s Mini Monograph series, 2022
Ersatz, San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, 2009
Collector's Guide to Emerging Art Photography, Humble Arts Foundation, NY, NY, 2009 
Various Photographs, TV Books, NY, NY, 2008 
Is it Possible to make a Photograph of New Jersey Regardless of Where you are in the World?, New Jersey State Council of the Arts
and the National Endowment for the Arts, South Orange, NJ, 2008

Online Exhibits:
Covid Pictures,, 2020
Group Show 11, Humble Arts Foundation, January 2007 
Head Against the Wall, Head Magazine, Issue 47, 2007
Head Unrivaled, Head Magazine, Issue 41, 2007 
Tiny Vices, September 2006
MoonCruise, Volume 2, Issue 1, April 2006

Mutantspace, December 2014
The American Guide, February 2014
I Love That Photo Photography Magazine, Interview, January 2014 
Design Porn, September 2010 
Minimal Exposition, September 2010
Portland Mercury, July 2010
Portland Monthly, July 2010
Yatzer, March 2008
I Heart Photograph, August 2007
Gomma, February 2007
Flavorpill, February 2007 
Earplug, Issue 86, January 2007
Cool Hunting, August 2006
1mag3, July 2006 
Net Culture, March 2006

How Magazine, Top 10 web sites, July 2007
American Design Awards, March 2006

Photography Juror
Scholastic Art Awards of Oregon, 2011, 2012, 2013

Newark Library, Special Collections Division, Newark, NJ 
Wakefern Foods Corporation, Edison, NJ 
Baltimore Washington International Airport, Baltimore, MD

Ramapo College of New Jersey, 1984
Assistant to Burt Glinn, Burt Glinn Enterprises Inc., 1984
Internship, Magnum Photography, 1984
Assistant to Mike Mandel and Larry Sultan, You're So Easily Influenced, Billboard, Suffern, NY, 1983

Using Format