Jason Schmidt was born in 1969 in New York, and graduated from Columbia University in 1991 with a degree in art history. His photographs have been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles), The Martin Z. Marguiles Collection (Miami), Deitch Projects (New York), and elsewhere. Schmidt’s photographs have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, The New Yorker, and V Magazine, among others. Schmidt lives and works in New York City. Edition 7L published Schmidt’s Artists in 2007.