Based in Richmond, Virginia, Justin James Reed's work and artists' books have been exhibited widely, including the RISD Museum of Art (Providence, RI), Extra Extra Gallery (Philadelphia, PA), Arnhem Mode Biennale (Arnhem, Netherlands), Smack Mellon (Brooklyn, NY), Depot II Gallery (Sydney, Australia), and the Maison d'art Bernard Anthonioz (Nogent-sur-Marne, France). His most recent book, "2013," published this past spring by Horses Think Press, was selected as one of the best photobooks of 2012 for the British Journal of Photography (Sebastian Hau) and Photo-eye Magazine (Shane Lavalette), a review is featured in issue #003 of, "The Photobook Review" (Aperture). Reed is a member of the international collective, Piece of Cake, and an Assistant Professor of Art Foundation and Photography & Film at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of the Arts.
Images from "In Heaven," featured on Phases Photography Magazine.
"2013," selected by Adam Bell for the 10x10 American Photobooks project.
An image from "Rotation," featured as part of the online project "Someone I Know."
Solo exhibition featuring new work from "Rotation," Frank Center Gallery, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV (installation shots).
"2013," purchased by MoMA Library.
"2013," selected as one of the best photobooks of the year by Sebastian Hau (Le Bal Books, Paris) for the British Journal of Photography.
"2013," selected as one of the best books of the year by Shane Lavalette (Publisher & Editor, Lay Flat, Associate Director, Lightwork) for Photo-eye Magazine.
"Monroe, New Jersey, 2006," featured as part of "Looking at the Land - 21st-Century American Views," The Warner, Washington DC, in conjunction with FotoWeekDC.
"Monroe, New Jersey, 2006," featured on American Photo online. "'Looking at the Land,' a Digital Survey of 21st-Century Landscape Photography," by John Mahoney.
"Monroe, New Jersey, 2006," featured on TIME LightBox. "Looking at the Land From the Comfort of Home," by Paul Moakley.
Classroom event at MoMA PS1 in conjunction with The NY Art Book Fair, curated by David Senior (MoMA Library)
Event Description: Viewing party for "2013," by Justin James Reed, released earlier this year. The book utilizes ink that can only be viewed under ultraviolet light and was created with performative experience and communal viewings in mind. This program will include a live group viewing of the book in complete darkness. Presented by Horses Think Press.
Images from "The Real Unknown," featured on Photo District News (Photo of the Day).