John-Paul PIETRUS

John-Paul Pietrus' fashion and beauty photographs are characterized by vibrant and dynamic compositions that are emblematic of the creative energy of the industry. In his photography as in his super-6 films he adeptly weaves fashion and art into compelling narratives and themes.

Biography

John-Paul Pietrus was born in the Philippines and raised in the Midwestern United States. He studied photography, film and painting at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design before relocating to Hong Kong to pursue his photographic passions. After working for a period as a news photographer, he transitioned to fashion - a shift that eventually took him to London to focus exclusively on editorial and commercial assignments, art commissions and filmmaking. 

Pietrus' fashion and beauty photographs are characterized by vibrant and dynamic compositions that are emblematic of the creative energy of the industry. He employs the distinct stylistic elements of super-8 in his filmmaking, adeptly weaving fashion into compelling narratives and themes.

He has exhibited internationally in museums including le Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, PSi-M.O.M.A. in New York, CAFA in Beijng, and the Stazione Leopolda in Florence. 
He was appointed Editor-at-Large for 7th Man Magazine in 2013 and NOMADS Magazine in 2014. Pietrus currently resides in London. 

His commercial clients include Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Lancel and Adidas. Pietrus has received numerous awards of recognition and exhibited his photographs internationally. 

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