Jason grew up with a camera in hand, and photo chemical stains on his clothes. Son of a photographer, Jason received his B.S. from Rochester Institute of Technology in Imaging Arts and Science in 2000.
Starting his career in New York City, Jason worked as a creative retouching artist for photographers and ad shops all over the country. In 2005, he relocated to Miami where he spent 7 years at Crispin Porter + Bogusky as a Photographer and Digital FX Director, on Volkswagen, Microsoft, Coke Zero, Sprite, Giro, Burger King, TRUTH and Mini Cooper among many others.
In 2011, Jason returned to New York City, where he took a gig at Mother New York as a Creative. He shot, produced, and directed projects for Stella Artois, Target, Bike NYC, Fred Perry, Virgin Mobile, and Maison Gerrard
Jason lives and works in Tribeca, New York.
Christian Dior, Loewe, Ferrari, Canon, Google, Reebok, Android, Pepsi, Starbucks, Rose 1845, Justworks, Angry Orchard, Elie Tahari, Timberland, Starry, Spotify, Wampum, Tea Stream, Marvel, Netflix, Carvana, and Resource Magazine.
Faster than a New York minute, the purity of a moment is gone.
Ben Draper found inspiration and visual wisdom by wandering the streets of New York City. This is where he honed his instincts for finding life, and where he learned how to dare see beyond and break past the threshold of conceived normalcy.
Ben has made a life of pursuing intense moments at their most critical point, completely doing away with the mundane. As a result, he is a man possessed of a beautifully unique vision for life and a body of work that quickens the heartbeat.
His extensive portfolio has been featured in galleries from New York to LA, and published in top outlets, including the Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg, Robb Report, and on Vogue.com
Anthropologie, Article 22, Benjamin Salon, Bloomberg, British House & Garden, Canon USA, CFDA, C Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, David Yurman, The Explorers Club, Fiat, Fjällräven, Focus Magazine, Harley-Davidson, Huffington Post, Infiniti, Jordan Brand, Los Angeles Times, LTH JKT, MAC Pro, Microsoft, Nike, Ralph Lauren, Rebecca Minkoff, Robb Report, Safilo USA, Shudder TV, UGG, Undo-Ordinary, USA Today, Vanity Fair, Vogue.com, VOZ