Jesper Westley specializes in creating visual narratives of people and communities living in adverse and difficult situations. He is able to quickly gain peoples trust and get close in order to create the deeply human portraits and stories. He sees behind social status hierarchies and cultural backgrounds shows us the person and not the condition.
A professional in the business for more than 30 years, in both the US and Denmark, Jesper Westley is used to work closely with his clients in order to tell their special narratives. While a seasoned professional, he is curious on people and their stories, firmly believes that we all have interesting stories to tell.
Jesper’s work for large international companies as well as a number of NGO’s is featured in the various platforms of his clients – from annual reports to wall hangings and special publications. More than 20 of his works are in the permanent collection of the Danish National Portrait Gallery. He is the recipient of numerous awards, most recently, The Lancet 2018 Health Stories in Focus award, in 2019.
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