James Perkins (b. 1978) received a BA from Yale University and a Masters from the School of Visual Arts. The artist lives and works in New York City. His work has been exhibited with NYU The Institute of Fine Arts, Ace Gallery Los Angeles, The Eileen Kaminsky Foundation, MANA Contemporary, Dallas Contemporary, MTV RE: DEFINE and the School of Visual Arts.  Lectures include CUNY and the University of Wisconsin. 

His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, GQ.com, CNBC, ABC, FOX Business, , Teen Vogue, and Entrepreneur Magazine among others. His brand collaborations have included: UBS, Marlborough Chelsea Gallery, The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey (LVMH) brands Thomas Pink, Sephora, Belvedere, The Standard Hotels, Lehmann Maupin Gallery and Juergen Teller.