2112 North Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32804
At the SW Corner of
Princeton & Orange
Phone: (407) 898-4652
Nationally recognized, award-winning photographer with over forty years experience. Jimm Roberts has been widely published and featured in magazines from Rolling Stone, The New Yorker and Vogue to Smithsonian. His photography has been used on album covers for the Allman Brothers, Livingston Taylor, Allen Toussaint and Otis Redding; as the author’s portrait in books by Ann Beattie, Alison Lurie, James A Michener and Robert Ludlum; in exhibition catalogs for artists including John Chamberlain and Jules Olitski; on Dateline NBC; in Corporate Collections as well as Museum Galleries in America and abroad.
He is the author of the award-winning book, “Southernmost Art and Literary Portraits”, chronicling his intimate portraits and personal interviews with fifty internationally recognized artists and writers in Florida, including Edward Albee, Ann Beattie, John Chamberlain, Harry Crews, Annie Dillard, Carl Hiaasen, Roy Lichtenstein, John D MacDonald, James Merrill, Robert Rauschenberg, Larry Rivers, James Rosenquist, Isaac B Singer and Joy Williams, among others.
Institutional Collections include: American Art Portrait Collection, The National Portrait Gallery / Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; George Eastman House and International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY; The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA; United States Library of Congress, Washington, DC; and Florida House on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.
Jimm Roberts has received over two dozen Addy Awards for commercial work and was named Outstanding Classic Portrait Photographer in Florida by the Florida Professional Photographers Association. In 2012 at the Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer proclaimed September 22nd as Jimm Roberts' Florida Art & Artists Day, recognizing Roberts' contributions to local culture and society.
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