About the artist:
James Salzano, based in New York City, is an acclaimed photographer whose ability to understand and communicate the needs of his clients and subjects has earned him world wide recognition, both for his work in advertising and in portraiture. His vision and insight have earned him many loyal clients, such as the New York Stock Exchange, Chubb Insurance, Pfizer, Saturn and Smith and Barney, all of whom have built campaigns using his signature images. Jim's assignments have taken him through Europe, Japan, Singapore and Saudi Arabia. His photographs are at the heart of award winning global advertising campaigns for such companies as Apple, British Airways, Ford, IBM, Nikon, Sony and Toyota. Jim applies his natural ability and skill to bring out the unique quality of his subjects. He has had the privilege of taking portraits of great diversity of people such as David Bowie, Rudy Giuliani, Bob Hope, James Earl Jones, Shaquille O'Neal, Donald Trump, and Denzel Washington. His photos are included in the permanent collection of the Portland Museum of Art in Maine. His work has been included in shows at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York and the International Art Institute in Detroit. His humor and experience have made him a popular lecturer at the Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, The Art Directors Clubs of Cincinnati and Toronto, and the New York chapter of ASMP. Jim is currently working on a series of waitress portaits that he's photographed while traveling around the world. A book compiling these images is currently in the works.