Jose Francisco Pinto Rodezno has an outstanding ability to reflect different facets of everyday life in a colonial city like Tegucigalpa. His work depicts parks, church towers and narrow streets, where people learn to live, love and die.
The artist developed his love and interest in drawing and painting as a young boy, and after graduating as a Bachelor in Foreign Languages from the National Autonomous University of Honduras 1987, he chose to dedicate his time as a professional painter. Pinto Rodezno has held many different exhibitions, both on a national and international level, amongst the most important ones we can mention Expo Barcelona in 2001; in 2003 he participated in a collective exhibit in the Americas Ballroom at the Organization of American States in Washington D.C. In 2005, he held an exhibit at the Museum of Seoul in South Korea and another in New York City. In May, 2006, he participated in an exhibition in the Province of Holguin, in Cuba.
He has received many awards, including a second place in the international
contest of painters organized by the Italian Australian Academy
in Melbourne, Australia in 2004. Closer to home, he was distinguished
as painter of the year in 2004 by the Premios Extra TV in Tegucigalpa.
The XII Floral Games, celebrated in his home town of San Marcos de Ocotepeque
were dedicated to him in 2001