Jimmy is a photographer and educator living and working in NYC with his graphic designer wife
Sara. He completed his undergraduate studies at Hampshire College in the mid 70s and received an MFA from Pratt in 1979. He has worked here and abroad on projects of his own, and on assignment for corporate, editorial and advertising clients. As well, he is part of the School of Visual Arts Undergraduate Photography faculty since 1986 teaching in New York City and SVA's summer Arts Abroad program in Florence, Italy for seven years.

His work has appeared in TIME, National Geographic, The New York Times, LIFE, The Los Angeles Times, Esquire, Forbes, among many others. His published books include a monograph entitled GOTHAM RESTORED, The Preservation of Monumental New York, Le New York de Paul Auster and GRAND CENTRAL, Gateway to a million lives.

His photography is in many private, institutional, and museum collections, notably The Brooklyn Museum, The New-York Historical Society and The New York Public Library. His work has been shown at The Museum of The City of New York, Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal, The Municipal Arts Society in NYC, New York Transit Museum, The Smithsonian Institution's traveling exhibitions nationwide, and in many group shows.

He recently completed 2 years documenting the restoration and renovation of the Carnegie Mansion for the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City.