Robin Gillanders is an Edinburgh based photographic artist. A History teacher at the Royal High School in Edinburgh for seven years until 1983, he then worked commercially as a photographer from a studio in central Edinburgh. After a period teaching part time, he began teaching Photography full time at Edinburgh Napier University in 1988. He became Reader in 2004.
Robin left teaching in September 2012. Awarded an Honorary Fellowship by Edinburgh Napier University in October 2014. Robin has exhibited frequently in Scotland and internationally in France, Spain, Poland, Norway and USA. His work is featured in several publications as well as four solo books, published with the National Galleries of Scotland, Birlinn and David & Charles.