John R. Pepper SHORT BIOGRAPHY
John Pepper, has lived and worked between Rome, Paris, New York and Sicily. When he turned twelve he was given his first camera, a Pentax, by his father who taught him the basics of photography. At fourteen, he apprenticed with Ugo Mulas and had his first photograph published in Newsweek magazine.
For 30 years he has balanced a career between theatre, film and photography. In 2009 Pepper began the work for his book (and subsequent traveling shows) ‘SANS PAPIER’ (2011) while he was at The American Academy in Rome. In Pepper's work the recurring theme is people and their nature and people and the world around them.
John Pepper regularly exhibits in France, Italy, Russia and the United States.
In 2014 he will be presenting a new book, ‘EVAPORATIONS’ and will commence exhibiting his new work in Palermo at Paolo Morello’s STUDIO Gallery, Rosfoto Gallery in Saint Petersburg (Russia) in a show sponsored by the Italian Institute of Culture; it will travel in Russia then to Helsinki (Finland), Rome, Venice, Paris and New York (2014/2015).