Christopher James

Christopher James is an internationally known artist and photographer whose paintings and alternative process images have been exhibited in galleries and museums in the U.S. and abroad, His work has been published and shown extensively, including shows in the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, George Eastman House, and Philadelphia Museum of Art. The first edition of his book, The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes, received unprecedented critical acclaim and was the winner The Golden Light Technical Book of the Year award. In 2008, a greatly expanded and lavishly illustrated 2nd edition became universally recognized as the definitive text in the genre. An 850 page/650 image, 3rd edition will be published in the fall of 2014.

Having taught at Harvard University for 13 years, Christopher is presently university professor and director of the MFA in Photography program at The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. He is also a graphic designer and a professional scuba diver. This is Christopher’s eleventh year teaching at The Workshops. His web site is