Jay Hochheiser was born and raised Brooklyn, NY in 1961. He earned his degree at at Union College, Schenectady, NY. The photographer studied at Saint Martin's College of Art & Design, under Peter Cattrell; the City of Westminster College - School of Art & Design; and informally with Natasha Bult, director of Black & White School of Photography.
Hochheiser's photographs have been featured at McKay Imaging Studio and Gallery, Red Bank, NJ; the Monmouth Beach Cultural Society, Monmouth, NJ; the Mitchell Sanborn Gallery, Keyport, NJ and The Coffee Gallery, London. Europe Redrawn (March 2007) at Café Joul with SEFA was Hochheiser's first solo exhibition in NYC.
Jay Hochheiser, Shoot the Freak (2008), Archival InkJet print, 10.5 x 14 inches