Christopher James

Christopher James

Christopher James is an internationally known artist and photographer whose photographs, paintings, and alternative process printmaking have been exhibited in galleries and museums in this country and abroad, including exhibitions in the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, George Eastman House, Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Art-Boston. Represented by the Lee Witkin Gallery in New York City, he has also shown at Pace-McGill (NYC), Contrasts Gallery (London), Michelle Chomette (Paris), Hartje Gallery (Berlin), and Photokina (Germany). He has published extensively, including Aperture, Camera (Switzerland), American Photographer, and Interview magazine and in books such as The Antiquarian Avant Garde and Handcrafted: The Art and Practice of the Handmade Print (China).  All three editions of his book, The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes are universally recognized as the definitive texts in the genre of alternative process photography and photographically integrated media and culture. A significantly expanded 3rd edition was published in 2015. Christopher, after 13 years at Harvard University, is presently University Professor and Director of the MFA in Photography and Integrated Media program at Lesley University College of Art and Design. He received his masters from the Rhode Island School of Design and is also a painter, graphic designer, and a professional scuba diver.  Christopher’s web site is www.christopherjames-studio.com

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