Born 1961 in Brussels

Teaching Position:

Since 2010, Adjunct Faculty Member teaching the Class of Photojournalism at Loyola University in the School of Communication at the Water Tower Campus in Chicago.

Running Photography Workshops for Columbia College Chicago since the Fall Semester 2013, Artist in Residence during the Fall Semester 2015.
Adjunct Faculty Member since the Fall Semester of 2016

During the Spring Semester of 2015, I taught two classes of Photojournalism at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.

Artistic Director

Artistic director and principal organizer of the Photography Festival “Eyes on Main Street” in Wilson, North Carolina.

1st Edition: May 9 to September 7, 2015 
2nd Edition: April 9, to July 10, 2016 
3rd Edition: April 8, 2017 to July 16, 2017
4th Edition: April 14 to July 29, 2018
5th Edition: April 27 to August 4, 2019



-“Liebe Zu Kaufen”, 10 photographers on prostitution, Stemmle Edition, Switzerland 1987

-“DeSingel”, DeSingel in 60 portraits, ed. DeSingel, Antwerp, Belgium 1990

-“Album 5”, the October Festival in 55 portraits, ed. Octobre en Normandie, Rouen, France 1991

-“Cinéphiles/Cinefielen”, ed. Film Museum, Brussels, Belgium, 1993

-“Kaaitheater 1977-1997”, 50 portraits of artists, ed. Kaaitheater, Brussels Belgium 1997

-“Shanghai”, from 1985 to 2000 a document on the “ Pearl of the East”, ed. Catleya, Paris, France 2000

“Memphis” A Crossroads of Music published in the fall of 2005, ed. Le Chêne, Paris

Preparing three new book’s projects on Chicago (1996-2001), The Portraits (1994-2009) and The Rust Belt (2009-2011)



1983: Gallery “Ex”, Brussels
1984: “Regards Noirs”, Gallery Totem, Brussels
1987: “Le Musee du Cinema”, Gallery Contretype, Brussels
1988: “Shanghai”, Gallery Portfolio, London
1989: “Shanghai”, Gallery Tartessos, Barcelona
1989: “Shanghai”, Gallery Canon Image Center, Amsterdam
1990: “Shanghai”, Gallery Kijkhuis, Den Haag
1993: “Central Asia” in DeSingel, Antwerp
1994: “Central Asia” in Oud Sint Jan, Bruges
1998: “Kaaitheater 1977-1997” in the Luna Theater of Brussels
1998: “Brussels” in the KVS Theater, Brussels
1999: “Blues For Company”, Gallery Périscope, Liège
2000: “Working It Out”, people at work in the Flanders
in the Museum for Photography, Antwerp
2005: “Portraits of Stars” at the Montreal Film Festival
2006: “Portraits d’artistes ” 
in the Cultural Center in Evere, Brussels
2007: “Portraits of Stars” at the Montreal Film Festival
2008: “Movie Stars” at the Fireking Café in Tokyo
2008: “Jerome De Perlinghi: Cinemathèque” 
in the Gallery of The Bon Marché, Paris
2009: “Portraits of Musicians and Conductors” 
in the Museum Gebouw aan t’IJ, Amsterdam
2012: “Portraits of Stars” in the Wilson Arts Center”, Wilson, NC
2013: “The Rust Belt Cities Project” in the 
Imperial Center in Rocky Mount, NC
2013: “Symphony of Portraits” at Barton College in Wilson, NC
2014: “The Wilson Project” at the Wilson Arts Center, Wilson, NC
2014 “The Rust Belt Cities” at Loyola College, 
School of Journalism, Chicago
2016: “Symphony of Portraits” at the Taiwan Photo Show, Taipei
2017: “Chicago Blues”, a Tale of Two Cities at the Jin Lü Art 
Gallery in Taipei,Taiwan
2018: “Symphony of Portraits” ate The Dunn Cemter for the Arts,
Wesleyan Colege, Rocky Mount, NC, USA

Photographs in collections

Museum of Photography, Antwerp
Ministry of the Flemish Community, Brussels
Ministère de la Communauté Française, Brussels
Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi
Prentenkabinet, Leiden
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
National Portrait Gallery, London
Royal photographic Society Bath
The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Schweizerische Stiftung Fur Die Photographie, Zurich
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Library of Congress, Washington DC
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC




-Since 1989, Free Lance photographer for Liberation (Paris), covering a broad range of assignments from Cape Town to Phnom Penh, from Phoenix to Fayetteville.

-Since 2001, Free Lance photographer for The Washington Post 
And The Post Magazine

- Free lancing for Télérama (Paris), La Recherche, (Paris), Elle (Paris), The New York Times Arts Section, Chicago Magazine, Le Monde (Paris), The Philadelphia Inquirer and several other international publications

-Joined the Outline/Corbis photo agency – Paris Office- in the fall of 2002. Part now of Getty Image


Lives currently in Wilson, North Carolina working on several book projects.

Jerome De Perlinghi
210 Moss Street
Wilson, North Carolina



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