Based in Richmond, Virginia, (USA) Justin James Reed’s work and artist books have been exhibited widely, including at Candela Gallery (Richmond), Melanie Flood Projects (Portland), Fortnight Institute (New York) and Unseen Photo Fair (Amsterdam).

His work is in numerous collections, notably the Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections, Yale University Art Gallery, Foam Fotografiemuseum Collection, The New York Public Library, MoMA Library, Stanford University Libraries, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek and Dartmouth College.

It has been published in Foam Magazine, Aperture’s The PhotoBook Review, Harper’s Magazine and The Wire Magazine. Justin has experimented widely with the book form, helping to develop projects for Brooklyn based Horses Think Press and Flat Fix, in addition to his own press,

He is Professor Emeritus at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of the Arts and a Realtor with Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville Real Estate.