Who is Jik-Reuben?

I am a published Visual Ninja that specialises in Personal Portraits, Editorials,  Professional Portraits/Headshots, Commercial photography, Documentaries and Interviews. My work has been featured in various international publications and exhibitions. 


Jik-Reuben Pringle, the Visual Ninja is a published visual creator that specializes in personal and corporate portrait, music photography, documentaries and interviews. Jik-Reuben is intentional about using his talents to amplify the visibility and representation of black women and women of colour. Through his craft, he has brought awareness to various life-changing illnesses and challenges experienced by Jamaicans. These works gave birth to his other moniker; The Visual Advocate. Sincerity and soulfulness matter to him and is reflected in the visuals he produces. He also has 13 years of experience as a photographer, 8 years in the film industry and  7 years as an educator. 

To date, his work has been featured in multiple local and international publications and exhibitions. Publications include Assouline; Jamaica Vibes, Backayard Magazine, Vogue The Jamaica Gleaner, Elle Canada, MINT Magazine, Avianca Magazine and SOLE Magazine; and exhibitions include Art Basel: Let There Be Reggae, JCDC Exhibition, The National Gallery of Jamaica: Digital Exhibition and Spreeviera Gallery: Soul Exhibition in Berlin, Germany. 

Unearthing emotions and exploring different perspectives is the cornerstone of what Jik does. After-all, He is the Visual Ninja.


BackaYard Magazine: Popcaan Cover, May, 2014.

BackaYard Magazine: Beenie Man Cover, December, 2015.

Our Jamaica Magazine: Art & Culture Section, Page 162-164, 2015.

Jamaica Gleaner; Flair Magazine(Special Men's Issue): June 29th, 2015 entitled: "The Visual Ninja".

Jamaica Sunday Gleaner; Art and Entertainment Section: October 18th, 2015, entitled: “Capturing Jamaican sunshine in Europe.”

She Caribbean Magazine: Issue 68; page 45. 

Ellements Magazine: February 2016, Set 3, Page 4.

Riddim Magazine: Issue. 84; Page 33. April / May / June 2016.

Ellements Magazine: May 2016, Set 1, Page 40.

Riddim Magazine: Issue. 1/17 Page 36. January/February/March 2017.

MINT Magazine: Issue 12, Page 68, 2017.

BackaYard Magazine: Chronixx Cover, Spring/Summer, 2018.

Jamaica Gleaner; Art and Entertainment Section: December 13th, 2018, entitled: “Let There Be Reggae returns to Miami’s Art Basel 2018”

VoyageMIA: January 17th, 2019, entitled: “Meet Jik-Reuben Pringle” http://voyagemia.com/interview/meet-jik-reuben-pringle/

Avianca Business Magazine: Page 5, 2019, entitled: “Milésimas de Gloria”

Jamaica Gleaner; Outlook: February 17th, 2019, entitled: “ Living with Osteogenesis Imperfecta”

Jamaica Gleaner; Outlook: March 10th, 2019, entitled: “Jik-Reuben The Visual Advocate” 

Jamaica Gleaner; Outlook: August 25th, 2019 entitled: “Beyond The Lens: Majik in Black and White”

SOLE Magazine: Event Edition 2019, Page 112, 2019 entitled: “Rockers Galore”

BackaYard Magazine: Sevana Cover, Fall,  2019.

ELLE Canada: March 2020 Issue, Page 35, entitled: "One Of A Kind".

East Bay Express: "Oakland's Cowgirl" Cover May 2022 Issue .

Assouline; Jamaica Vibes Book: August 2023.

Vogue Magazine: "A Music Lover's Guide to Jamaica According to 5 Rising Local Artists"  February 2024.


2015, March15th:                  JCDC Exhibition & Competition (Merit Award Received, Group Exhibition)

2015,July 16th:                     United Purpose Exhibition, KunstPauli Galerie, Hamburg, Germany (Group Exhibition)

2015,August 1st:                   "Soul" By Jik-Reuben (Group Exhibition, part of United Purpose         Exhibition at the Spreeviera Gallery at Yaam, Berlin, Germany)

2015, September 29th:         I-Revolt: The Return (Single Exhibition; I was invited to showcase my pieces, to complement performances)

2015, November, 28th:         Sanaa Studios, (Group Exhibition, as part of Edna Manley Photography Club)

2015, December 19th:            Artive Art Show (Group Exhibition)

2015- December 23rd:          Digicel’s Grand Market (Group Exhibition, as part of Edna Manley Photography Club)

2016- April 24th:                      National Gallery; Digital Exhibition (Group Exhibition)  

2018- December 6-7th:        Let There Be Reggae; Art Basel Miami 2018 (Group Exhibition) 

2023- December 7th:             Let There Be Reggae; Art Basel Miami 2023 (Group Exhibition)




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