Based in Richmond, Virginia, Justin James Reed's work and artists' books have been exhibited widely, including the RISD Museum of Art (Providence, RI), Extra Extra Gallery (Philadelphia, PA), Arnhem Mode Biennale (Arnhem, Netherlands), Smack Mellon (Brooklyn, NY), Depot II Gallery (Sydney, Australia), and the Maison d'art Bernard Anthonioz (Nogent-sur-Marne, France). His work has been collected by MoMA Library, Cleveland Museum of Art, Archive of Modern Conflict, The University of Iowa, Amherst University, and the University of Virginia. Reed’s book, "2013," was selected as one of the best photobooks of 2012 by the British Journal of Photography and Photo-eye Magazine, a review is featured in issue #003 of, "The Photobook Review" (Aperture). His next book, “Mystic Places,” will be released this fall. He is a member of the international collective, Piece of Cake, designs and develops projects with the Brooklyn based publisher Horses Think Press, and an Assistant Professor of Art Foundation and Photography & Film at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of the Arts.