reallife

with John Cowan

7:30pm Sunday nights

Jeremy Cowart

28 August 2016

At his core, Jeremy is an artist. In 2001 he founded his own graphic design company, Pixelgrazerand later realised that photography was his true passion. Jeremy is now hailed as one of the trailblazers in the industry, he has taken portraits of many celebrities and has had work published in publications including Rolling Stone, People Magazine and NYTimes. Jeremy is currently fundraising to create The Purpose Hotel. Each time a room is booked at this hotel, the hotel helps fund causes that benefit others, allowing guests “to change the world in your sleep”.

A few years ago Jeremy was named “The most influential photographer on the web” and spends time on community projects, brainstorming innovative ways to use his camera to make an impact. Jeremy founded Help-Portrait, a worldwide movement of photographers using their skills to give back to those less fortunate. He also founded OKDOTHIS, an online community which provides inspiration to photographers. In 2011, Jeremy won the Celebrity TwitChangecampaign where thousands of dollars were raised through social media to fight global poverty.

Photography has taken Jeremy to six continents and he has released several books from his travels. Jeremy also spends time speaking and teaching at conferences. Jeremy is married to Shannon and they have two children.

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