Jamie Hankin (b.1960, Philadelphia, PA) has been a photographer for all of his adult life. After graduating with a BFA from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY in 1982, he pursued a successful career in commercial photography, working for advertising and retailing clients, retiring in 2017 after serving as the Director of Photography for Saks Fifth Avenue. During this commercial career, he continually pursued personal projects in photography, advancing an obsession with photography as an art form. He completed his MFA in photography from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2016 while still active commercially. He has shown internationally.