I am a Richmond-based photographer and filmmaker.

I create visual stories for publications, organizations, and individuals.

What drives my work is the desire to create meaningful stories that educate, inspire, and connect us to one another.

favorite VMFA videos of 2016

Posted on Mar 7, 2017

Here are some favorite videos I produced, filmed, and edited for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in 2016:

another PALETTE video!

Posted on Feb 17, 2016

Promoting Art for Life Enrichment Through Transgenerational Engagement (PALETTE) is an intergenerational art program, in which active older adults are paired with undergraduate and graduate students to participate in creative arts activities.

After two successful years of visual arts classes, PALETTE began “PALETTE in Motion”, a class that explores dance and movement arts. In all their programs, PALETTE helps to break down generational barriers to change the way we view aging.

Here is the proviso video I made for PALETTE’s visual arts program:

recent vmfa videos

Posted on Jan 7, 2016

It’s been a year working at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts! Here are some recent projects:

3rd in series

Posted on Oct 20, 2015

Here’s the next installment in my video series showing my twin nieces, now 14 months! To watch all three click here.


Posted on Oct 10, 2015

It’s always a pleasure to make videos with the passionate people at Sabot at Stony Point school:


Posted on Aug 31, 2015

John Kemper is a Richmond-based consultant who works with clients, like MomComplex:

vmfa videos

Posted on Jul 30, 2015

I’ve been on staff at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts for almost 7 months now. Here are a few of my favorite videos, a mix of projects for exhibitions, education, and marketing/promotion:

100th birthday

Posted on Jun 22, 2015

Happy 100th birthday to this fashionista, my grandmother-in-law, Beatrice Sweeney. Bea was born on June 17, 1915–the same year Billie Holiday and Frank Sinatra were born. Woodrow Wilson was president and WWI was just beginning.

Bea has lived her whole life in Saratoga Springs, where she served for years as the city historian.


inside out project

Posted on Jun 1, 2015

The video I created of Freeman High School’s INSIDE OUT PROJECT has been published to INSIDE OUT’s website! Click here.

Learn more about JR on Artsy.

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inside out

Posted on May 13, 2015

On March 2, 2011, JR won the TED prize at the TED Conference in Long Beach, California, and called for the creation of a global participatory art project with the potential to change the world. This project is called INSIDE OUT.

Annie Ward Love, a senior at Freeman High School in Richmond, VA, helped bring INSIDE OUT to her high school cafeteria where the diverse student body often remains segregated. Students, teachers, and staff galvanized around the idea, hoping that the portraits will help everyone to truly see each other.