Pepper Pepper was born in Miami, Florida. Due to complications at birth, Pepper was born blind, but he recovered his sight at 12, after numerous surgeries. Art became a form of visual therapy. In spite of his childhood visual impairment, he is now an internationally-recognized visual artist.
Throughout his education, Pepper nurtured a desire to draw, paint, and create, regularly winning student awards for his creativity. Pepper studied art at Milan School of Art in Florida. His careers have been numerous and varied: psycho-therapist, event planner, art gallery owner, photographer, public relations, and marketing consultant, among others.
Pepper's artwork has appeared in Art Business News, Itch Magazine, About You Magazine, and numerous other publications. He has exhibited or been showcased in the United States, Canada, Italy, Germany, Turkey, and Great Britain. From Senators to World Trade Centers, his work can be found in private and public collections worldwide.
Currently Pepper lives in Tuscany, Italy where he manages Casa La Pace Bed and Breakfast.