Joseph "Pepe" Presley is an award winning water colorist who is best known for his landscapes and architectural renderings. He studied both in Europe and New Orleans where he attended the prestigious John McCrady Art School. It was in New Orleans where he learned to master the use of water media under the tutelage of Mary McCrady. His works have been displayed at numerous galleries and form a part of many private collections. In 2010 he was chosen to be one of the featured artists for the book "Nashville Counts" which was dedicated to the flood victims in the Nashville area.
He is President/CEO of Cumberland Trust, an independent trust company based in Nashville. He is a graduate of Sewanee and the Nashville School of Law, Presley is a member of the Nashville Arts Commission and is a board member of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville. See more of J. Presley's artwork online.