James Pasqual Bettio
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James Pasqual Bettio is an American artist, photographer, educator, fashion designer, museum operator, and community organizer. He was a senator in the California Senior Legislature. He is the founder of the Park Labrea Arts Council. He attended the Brooks Institute of Photography beginning from 1960-1963, and received its Brooks Merit Achievement Award in 1967. He was named Photographer of the Year by the Professional Photographers of America, and was the historic youngest member named to the Royal Photographic Society. In 1970, he received the International Congress of Photographers award for artistic achievement for his invention of the artographic process, his 30th such international award as of that time.
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