About the Artist

Pepito is an award-winning master portrait artist, world renowned for his burnished sepia portraits. He was named Photographer of the year in 2004 and 2006 by the Professional Photographers of America. Pepito is listed in the “Who’s Who in Professional Photographic Imaging”.

Professional distinctions include: Master Photographer (M.Photog.); Florida Degree of Photographic Excellence (F.D.P.E); Florida Education Degree (F.E.D.); and the Florida Service Award (F.S.A.).

By special invitation of the South Korean government, Pepito’s work was selected to be part of a touring exhibition at the Imaging Asia 2005 Convention hosted by the Professional Photographers of Korea.

Pepito’s images were chosen for the prestigious Professional Photographers of America Loan Collection as well as the P.P.A.’s traveling showcase exhibit.Pepito Masterpiece Portraits was honored in receiving the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund Small Business of the Year Award in 2001.

He is recipient of seven national Fujifilm Children’s Portrait Awards as well as the coveted Fujifilm Masterpiece Award as displayed in national publications.
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“Through my lens…every human being is a work of art.”

~ Pepito

 

A Pepito Masterpiece Portrait is a work of art created with the expectation
that it will be handed down from generation to generation.

A Community Contributor

Pepito has a strong belief in making contributions to the community.  Some of the organizations that he has held affiliations with include:

  • 1 Voice Foundation
  • Metropolitan Ministries
  • The Heart Gallery

Part of his service has been to provide portraits of pediatric cancer patients to their parents.  Because of this, Pepito has been featured on WFLA-TV.