James T. Parrish, Jr. is a fundraiser, artist and leader in the Richmond, VA arts community with more than 20 years of fundraising experience in higher education and the nonprofit sector. He currently serves as the director of development for the VCU School of Nursing. James is founder of the Richmond Flicker (est. 1998), a bi-monthly screening of short Super 8 and 16mm films by local filmmakers, and co-founder of the James River Film Society (est. 1999), a volunteer run nonprofit dedicated to the art of film and film as art.