ABOUT

James Roche’s life has been a search for beauty and simplicity. Over his life these qualities are expressed through photography, music and business.

He studied photography intensely for 6 years in his teens and 20s. His photographs won many awards early, including first place in photojournalism at the L.A. County Fair. He won the Scholastic Art & Writing Scholarship and another full scholarship to attend the California State Summer School for the Arts. He started his professional training at the Art Center College of Design and finished at California State University with a B.A in Art with high honors.

In his pursuit for beauty and transcendence, James took three 4-month trips to India in his 20s. In between college he also traveled the world and taught meditation. When he hit 30 he realized he loved making a difference in the lives of others, but he was tired of being broke! He devoted a decade to mastering business. He now has a thriving consulting and training company that works with hundreds of service-based freelancers and entrepreneurs around the world helping them grow their businesses.

While he’s been very successful, he’s always been an artist at heart. Currently James is exploring new techniques in producing photographs that utilizes the very latest in digital photographic technology.

Through his unique technology, his images reference paintings and photographs combined. They express intense beauty and simplicity through vibrant colors and harmonious compositions. James Roche’s goal is to create art that is ethereal and transcendent. He is interested in creating images that move people and take them deeper within.

His new body of work includes landscape and seascapes that are radiant and alive.