About Robbie McClaran


Robbie McClaran is an editorial, advertising, documentary and fine art photographer based in Portland, Oregon. His work has been widely published and exhibited.

 His work as an editorial photographer has appeared in diverse publications such as The New York Times Magazine, Time, Smithsonian, Sports Illustrated, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Runner’s World, Bloomberg and Forbes.

 The entire collection of prints from Robbie’s controversial book, Angry White Men, is in the permanent collection of the University of Oregon, Special Collections Library. His fine art work is in several  private and public collections, including the Portland Museum of Art and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

His personal work has been featured in Plazm, Life Magazine – Our Century in Pictures, Photo District News, The Photo Review and ID Design and has been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts, American Photography, The New York Art Director’s Club, Graphis and Communication Arts. 

Robbie is a grateful recipient of a  2014 grant from the Oregon Arts Commission and the Ford Family Foundation.

Robbie lives in Portland with his wife, Designer / Illustrator Lydia Hess and their two daughters. He accepts commissions for editorial and advertising assignments.