Jonathan Brooks is an award winning Photographer/Visual Artist, whose work has been
exhibited in Miami, NYC, Amsterdam, France, Germany, and the UK.
An array of his palm, botanical, and street images are being used as set decor on The
Oprah Winfrey Network’s upcoming coming-of-age David Makes Man drama series. His
No Vacancy image is also currently set decor in cast member Seth Rose’s home on Bravo
TV’s reality show Southern Charm.
Images from his Palm series were used as set decor in the Summer motion picture Uncle
Drew starring NBA superstar Kyrie Irving’s Pepsi commercial character.
Brooks was recently an artist participating in the prestigious Artist In Residency at the
Deering Estate for their 2016-2017 cycle. Also in 2017, he attended his second Creative
Capital Foundation's Professional Development Program Workshop, a partnership with
the Florida Department of Cultural Affairs. The foundation began as an initiative of the
Andy Warhol Foundation and invests in artists who shape the future. It was funded by
The National Endowment for the Arts.
Brooks' work was also recently included in the Emmy nominated 50th Anniversary video
highlighting the impact of National Endowment for the Arts and he was part of the At
Home With Art Exhibit at the Miami Home And Remodeling Show as one of their
Ambassador Artists. His work has also been used as decor in a 20TH Century Fox film
starring Anna Kendrick and Zac Efron, and displayed at The Louvre last summer.
His SKULL Series was featured on the CW Network's hugely popular award winning
series The Vampire Diaries in 2015 and his image Dreams is available at West Elm.
In 2014, his work won Best In Show/Photo Of The Year at the inaugural Miami Photo
Salon Festival during Art Week and was featured on the popular German TV show 'Nur
die Liebe zählt'.
In 2013, he was featured on one of the biggest billboards in Time Square, and was a Top
10 Finalist in Digital Photo Pro and HD Video Pro Magazine's 7th Annual Emerging Pro
Still and Motion Competition, where he created his first short film 5 Skulls.
He also the author of The True Cuba.
Visit Him at JonathanBrooks.net