Artist: Austin James, 詹姆斯 奥斯汀

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Austin is the Founder of Mako James and a self-taught photographer. He has lived in the USA, South Korea, China, and Argentina. He currently works in real estate in the Chicagoland area and pursues his passion in art and design. 

His art is a mixture of observations that come to him from within meditation and his experiences from distant travels. These images portray a thousand lessons from all the beautiful teachers he has encountered on his long journey home. The main focus of his medium and process is to combine Western and Eastern philosophies through subtle commentary and carefully selected photographs. From stays in Chinese temples to touring with rock bands in the US, he has an immense and varied viewpoint evident in the images he captures.