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James Rajotte

James Rajotte

b. 1980, United States

Short Bio

James Rajotte (b. 1980) is a photographer living in Madrid, Spain. He was most recently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology until he decided to move abroad. James supports himself by working regularly for a variety of publications as an editorial and commercial photographer and is he continually pursuing personal projects.

Website

www.jamesrajotte.net

Education

  • MFA, Visual Studies, SUNY Brockport, The Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY, USA, 2007
  • BS Geography/GIS, Penn State University, PA, USA, 2003

Solo Exhibitions

  • Blasted, Gallery #354, Rochester, NY, USA 2007
  • BlastedMFA Thesis Exhibition, The Visual Studies Workshop Gallery Rochester, NY, USA 2007

Group Exhibitions

  • RIT Faculty Show, SPAS Gallery, Rochester, NY, USA 2008
  • The Portrait Show Fifty Eight Main, Scottsville, NY, USA 2007
  • Jen@Joe, Joe's, New York, NY, USA 2007
  • Hey, Hot Shot, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, NY, USA 2006
  • Converge II, SPAS Gallery, RIT, Rochester, NY, USA 2006
  • Converge I, SPAS Gallery, RIT, Rochester, NY, USA 2005

Publications

  • Hayden’s Ferry Review, Arizona State University, (2008)
  • Light and Lens, by Robert Hirsch, Focal Press (2007)
  • NYC: Life Going On, Syracuse University Press (2003)

Awards

  • Photolucida's Critical Mass, Top 20 Finalist, Portland, OR, US 2008
  • Hey, Hot Shot (2006)
  • PDN Photo Annual (2006)

James Rajotte

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Editorial Clients

The New York Times, Stern, Nouvelle Observateur, Defense Systems, US News and World Report, Plan Sponsor, Seventeen, Newsweek, Organic Gardening, World Picture News, Associated Press, Zuma Press, Rochester Magazine

  1. Kitchen Chair

    Title: Kitchen Chair

    Artist: James Rajotte

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2008

  2. Nightclub

    Title: Nightclub

    Artist: James Rajotte

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2006

  3. History

    Title: History

    Artist: James Rajotte

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2005

  4. Locker Room

    Title: Locker Room

    Artist: James Rajotte

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2005

  5. Helix

    Title: Helix

    Artist: James Rajotte

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2007

  6. Yellow Light

    Title: Yellow Light

    Artist: James Rajotte

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2007