Jaime Permuth is a Guatemalan photographer living and working in New York City. In 1991 he graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with a double major in Psychology and English Literature. In 1994 he received a Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York. In 2009 he graduated with a Master of Professional Studies in Digital Photography, also from SVA.
His photographs have been shown at several venues in New York City, including The Museum of Modern Art, The Queens Museum of Art, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Museum of the City of New York, The Jewish Museum, El Museo del Barrio, and The Brooklyn Museum of Art. He has also exhibited internationally at the Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno in Guatemala, Casa del Lago in Mexico City, and the Israeli Parliament. Among others, his work is included in the collections of the Polaroid Corporation, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Museum of the City of New York, Yeshiva University Museum, State University of New York New Paltz, and Centro de Investigaciones Regionales Mesoamericano (CIRMA) in Guatemala. He has received commissions from El Museo del Barrio, The Queens Museum of Art, The Jewish Museum, and Queens Theater in the Park.
As an Artist/Educator he has designed workshops and taught classes for the Center for Creative Ageing, el Museo del Barrio, International Center of Photography, State University of New York New Paltz, Kean University, Maine Photographic Workshops, and San Francisco Camerawork.