Born 1971 in Madrid, Spain; American; works and lives in Puerto Rico
Herminio Rodríguez born in Madrid, Spain in 1971 and raised in Puerto Rico. He owns and runs a photography studio in San Juan, Puerto Rico and works around the world. Rodríguez is a professional commercial and conceptual photographer, and holds a Master of Fine Arts in Photo-graphic Arts and Science from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. Through his photographic work, he explores the mystery of the marginality of society in a conceptual but very straightforward way. In November 2011, Rodríguez won First Prize and Acquisition Prize of FOTO MAC, The first Fine Art Photography contest sponsored by the Puerto Rico Contemporary Art Museum and UBS. Currently he work as a commercial photographer, and as a stringer
photojournalist for agencies and newspaper such as The Guardian (UK), The Associated Press, The New York Daily News, and The New York Times, among others. Also, he does customs-art photography projects and shows for different and exclusive clients, curators, and galleries that trust in his photographic experience, his conceptual perception of photography and image making, and his imagination.