James grew up in Rochester, NY. It was dubbed the visual center of the world, being the birthplace of Xerox, Kodak, and Bausch & Lomb; there was incredible support for the arts. He moved to Charlotte in 1993 with his twin brother to attend college and discover the South.
A professional DJ, James has been a viable contributor to Charlotte’s music scene. He is recognized as a part of Charlotte’s music culture alongside national musicians and artists that span so many different genres and demonstrate extraordinary talent.
These days, James concentrates on his urban and branding photography that combines his expertise in creative branding with street photography. His work can be found in regional galleries.