James Pomerantz is a New York based photographer. His work was been exhibited both domestically and internationally, including at Bonni Benrubi Gallery, Griffin Photo Museum, the Soros Foundation and The National Portrait Gallery in London, UK. 

His work is held in museum collections including New Orleans Museum of Art, University of New Mexico Museum of Art, and San Antonio Art Museum. 

He has been extensively published in print and worked for clients including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Monocle, The London Sunday Times Magazine, Action Against Hunger, and Ogilvy PR.  

His work has been recognized by organizations including World Press Foundation, Open Society Foundations, PDN and The Magenta Foundation. 

He holds a bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Columbia University and a Master of Fine Art degree in Photo, Video and Related Media from New York's School of Visual Arts. 

He lives in Westcher, New York with his wife and two children and spends his time working on assignments, teaching and personal photo projects. 


2003 BA, Columbia University  

2011 MFA, School of Visual Arts, NY  


The Architecture of Space  

Flash Forward Festival  

Toronto, Canada  

Bodies in Question  

Gulf + Western Gallery  

Tisch School of The Arts, NY  

New York Photo Festival  

Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY  

Griffin Photo Museum, Boston, MA  

Los Angeles Pacific Design Center  

Galerie Art Mur, Montreal, Canada  

Soros Foundation, New York, NY  

Lennox Contemporary, Toronto, Canada  

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK  

Artists Against Hunger, New York, NY 


Alice Beck-Odette Scholarship Recipient  

PDN 30  

Joop Swart Masterclass 15  

Open Society Institute's Moving Walls  

Magenta Emerging Photographer  

PDN Photo Annual  

PDN Photo Annual  

Eddie Adams Workshop XIX  

Schweppes Portrait Prize  

interviews + stuff 

At Length Magazine Interview  

Agua Sagrada in Russian Reporter Magazine  

Rachel Hulin interviews me for A Photography Blog  

Remote Control on The New Yorker Photo Blog  

Agua Sagrada in Mare Magazine  

Interview in Kodak ProPass Magazine  

James Pomerantz selected to PDN 30 2009  

After Henry Hudson in Slideluck Potshow  

Abkhazia photos featured on Conscientious  

World Press Joop Swart Masterclass 15 Selection  

Agua Sagrada in PDN Photo of the Day