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We are all about providing artists and photographers the ability to create their own prints.

Our service as a fine art and photo printing provider, places emphasis on giclee printing. Because we enable the artists to do it all themselves, they save time and money without sacrificing quality.

FinerWorks Media, LLC, established in 2003, is a color lab which specializes in services such as canvas printing and the production of prints on fine art papers. As a fine art reproduction & photo printing company, FinerWorks customers range from artists and photographers looking to order a few prints through our web based app to art curators requiring large print projects for the décor industry. 

The primary product FinerWorks produces today is the giclee (“zhee-glay”) print on canvas and various fine art papers. Giclee is a term coined in the fine art print industry to refer the digital inkjet process which uses high end printers with archival grade inks and media. FinerWorks also offers a number of mainstream photo lab printable products and digitally press printed cards.

FinerWorks Today

Over half of FinerWorks customers are artists or photographers. Some require high quality prints of commissioned work. Others are selling prints online and offline. Many of them utilizes FinerWorks’ free and automated order fulfillment service to have their orders drop shipped under their brand. 

FinerWorks ships prints from two locations in the United States. From its headquarters in San Antonio, TX, FinerWorks manufactures and ships items such as prints on canvas, fine art papers, cards, wood prints and even posters. More common photo lab prints (c-prints), acrylics, framed prints and gift items are shipped from its commissioned photo lab facility located in Atlanta, GA. 

FinerWorks abides by all U.S. and statutory employment regulations as required. FinerWorks as an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate, implement child labor, or solicit involuntary labor from employees or private individuals, and provides a healthy work environment for all employees. All prints and products are produced using environmentally sustainable items within the borders of the United States.

Meet the Senior Staff


Monica Meza Theopistos
CEO/CFO

BS, University of Texas at Austin. Founding Member, CEO & CFO for FinerWorks. Monica worked extensively in the public sector prior to joining the FinerWorks team. She currently oversees most financial aspects including hiring and budgeting for FinerWorks. As CEO she provides final approval of new products.

Rupal Vyas
Chief Operations Officer

BFA in Studio Arts, Montclair State University, New Jersey. Prior to joining the FinerWorks Team, Rupal worked as an art instructor in both the United States and India. Currently Rupal is in charge of both the front office (which includes customers service) as well as the production department. She provides introduction and training of new print product manufacturing.

James Theopistos
Chief Development Officer

BA, University of Texas at Austin. Founding Member and Chief Development Officer (CDO). While James has little formal education in the realm of visual arts, he is a self-taught artist and successfully established a lucrative web and graphic design business starting in the late 1990s. As one of the founding members of FinerWorks, James currently oversees technology implementation, product development and strategic partnerships.

Brian Wells
Office Manager

BFA in Graphic Design from the Sanford Brown College. Brian runs his own graphic design business on the side while working full time as the Office Manager for FinerWorks. As the Office Manager, Brian oversees the front end of our San Antonio based production facility and the training of staff for customer service related activities. Brian also manages outgoing shipments insuring orders ensuring orders are sorted by the production staff for shipment.

Steven Campbell
Warehouse Manager

Steve oversees warehouse operations, incoming supply shipments as well as frame cutting and manufacturing for the framing department. Steve is a successful artist in his own right as well as  a general jack of all trades. Well versed in everything from computer networking to glassmaking, he operates and sells his custom glass creations on the side and online.

Noelle Hines
Marketing Director & Senior Account Executive

Noelle is a self-taught graphic designer with extensive experience in producing commissioned canvas prints for her clients. Prior to this Noelle worked extensively in the multimedia/video industry as a videographer and editor. Currently Noelle provides direction and content for the marketing of FinerWorks. In addition, she helps train staff in customer relations and handles commissioned requests for FinerWorks.

Allison Valdivia
Admin Assistant

Allison comes to us as a recent graduate from the University of Texas in San Antonio with a BFA (concentration in Studio Art). She has worked in the art related retail industry performing both accounting and book keepin services for several years but is now a valuable member of our production staff. She also provides assistance within the production department in emergencies.

Daniel Akpovi
IT Technician

Daniel (Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)) provides both IT support to our internal network as well as to the production department. Daniel has been working in the IT field since graduating from UNIVERS INFORMATIQUE Lomé - TOGO with a B.S. in Computer Networking and Maintenance.

Foster Minor
IT Technician

Foster is part of the IT team that oversees the IT needs of the production department as well as customer service. He also provides IT related support as needed to customers that may need additional help with the ordering process.

Khadija Razzak
Senior Account Executive

BFA in 3D Media from Cal State Long Beach. Khadija is an accomplished artist selling her metal and wood work at various art shows. She came to FinerWorks with extensive customer service experience as well as a strong background in digital imagery applications. After working for some time in FinerWorks production department as a production assistant, Khadija moved into customer service where provides FinerWorks customers support on file preparation as well as ordering.

Gerald Edwards
Senior Production Technician

BFA in Communication Design from University of North Texas. Gerald, prior to joining the FinerWorks team worked in the graphic design industry for a local newspaper. When he joined FinerWorks he brought considerable knowledge in digital imagery, including photo editing as well as graphic design applications. Gerald works extensively in the print production side which includes the operation of printer hardware and canvas finishing services.

Tiffany Gonzales
Senior Production Technician

BFA in Graphic Design from the Sanford Brown College. Tiffany is an accomplished artist selling her t-shirt designs at art shows. She works primarily in the production department monitoring sizing, cutting and sorting of the final prints prior to packaging and shipping.

Stella Wheeler
Senior Production Technician

Master of Fine Arts-Photography, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. During the day Stella works in the production department at FinerWorks however at night she is an Adjunct Professor at the Art Institute of San Antonio teaching photography related classes with an emphasis on Photoshop and digital photography for designers. Stella’s no-nonsense approach to the stretching and mounting of canvas prints, leaves the production staff checking and rechecking their work to make sure customers get the best print possible.

Brian Dvoroznak
Framing & Production Assistant

Brian has worked in the digital printing industry for years. He currently works in both warehouse operations assisting in frame manufacturing as well as serving in key roles within the production department.

 

FinerWorks Media, LLC
10930 Wye St, Suite 103
San Antonio, TX 78217
 

Phone 1-800-567-8594

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