James Perkins (b. 1978) received a BA from Yale University and a Masters from the School of Visual Arts SVA. The artist lives and works in New York City. His work has been exhibited with Ace Gallery in Los Angeles, The Eileen Kaminsky Foundation at MANA Contemporary, Dallas Contemporary, MTV RE: DEFINE and the School of Visual Arts. He has lectured at the University of Wisconsin. His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, GQ.com, CNBC, ABC, FOX Business (Perkins’ Picks his live TV segment), Entrepreneur Magazine, Teen Vogue, Financial Times-Germany, Institutional Investor, New York Magazine, Page 6 Magazine, New York Post, Smart Money, and MAXIM 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.