Dino is the Production Coordinator at Northwestern University Press. Throughout his career, he operated Robinson Design, was an instructor at Apple and was an Art Director within various advertising firms in Chicago, IL. He holds a BA degree in Communication Design and a minor in African American Studies from Loyola University.


Dino was the former acting director of Shorefront, an organization he pioneered in 1995. Within Shorefront, he has written three books, produces a quarterly journal (1999 - present), hosted dozens of lectures and has assembled several subject specific traveling exhibits.


He is past Board President of the Evanston History Center, Evanston Neighborhood Conference and Co-founder of the Organization of Black Designers, Chicago Chapter (now Osmosis).


Dino is the recipient of several awards including: Loyola Melon Award (1989), Blackbook Magazine “Leaders of Tomorrow Award” (1989), The Community Leadership Association “Distinguished Leadership Award” (2002), Sappi “Ideas that Matter” (2004), Evanston NAACP "Excellence in Education Award" (2005) and the Mt. Zion "Juneteenth Service Award" (2010).

Morris (Dino) Robinson, Jr.

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