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DANIEL BELTRÁ

 

BORN:

Madrid, Spain 1964

 

EDUCATION:

- Forestry Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid 1983-1985
- Biology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid 1985-1989

 

AWARDS:

2013
- BBVA Foundation award for Knowledge Dissemination and Communication in Biodiversity Conservation

2012
- Shortlisted for Prix Pictet

2011
- Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Natural History Museum, London
- Lucie Award for International Photographer of the Year – Deeper
Perspective Category, New York
- Top 6 for Critical Mass Book Award, Photolucida, Portland, OR
- Honorable Mention, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

2010
- Honorable Mention, Santa Fe Review, Santa Fe, NM

2009
- Prince’s Rainforest Project Award, London
- ABC News, Person of the Week

2008
- Global Vision Award, Pictures of the Year International (POYi 65)

2007
- Contemporary Issues, World Press Photo

2006
- Nature Stories, World Press Photo

 

REPRESENTATION:

- Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago

- Quintenz & Company, Aspen, CO

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

2012
- Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

2010
- Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2013
- “SPILL,” G2 Gallery, Venice, CA, March 5 – April 21

2012
- “ICE,” Quintenz and Company, Aspen, CO, Dec 14 – Jan 21, 2013
- “SPILL”, Roca Gallery, Madrid, Spain, April 14 – July 31
- “Prix Pictet Power Finalists’ Exhibition”
Galerie Quang, Paris, Nov 16 – Dec 6
Bernheimer Fine Art Photography, Munich, Oct 24 – Nov 9
Saatchi Gallery, London, Oct 10 – 28
- “Take Action,” Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey Bay, CA
- “SPILL,” Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago
- “Marea Negra,” Roca Gallery, Madrid
- ““Looking Back at Earth: Contemporary Environmental Photography from the Hood Museum of Art’s Collection,” Hood Museum, Hanover, NH
- “Critical Mass 2011 – Contents: Love, Anxiety, Happiness & Everything Else,” Photo Center NW – Seattle, Newspace Center for Photography – Portland, OR, Rayko Photo Center – San Francisco
- Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Stockwood Discovery Center, Luton, UK
Bankfield Museum, Halifax, UK
Kendal Museum, Kendal, UK
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, UK
W5 @ Odyssey, Belfast
The Beacon, Whitehaven, UK
Usher Gallery, Lincoln, UK
Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, UK
Guernsey Museums and Galleries, Guernsey, UK
Nature in Art, Twigworth, UK
Willis Museum, Basingstoke, UK

2011
- “Marea Negra”, Roca Gallery, Barcelona
- “SPILL”, Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA
- “SPILL”, Seattle Aquarium, Seattle, WA
- “SNAP!” Lescher Center of the Arts, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
- “Center Forward,” Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
Denver International Airport, Denver
World Photography Awards, Chelsea Art Museum, New York
- “The Climate for Life,” Fifty Crows Foundation, San Francisco
- Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, UK
Natural History Museum at Tring, Tring, UK
Eden Project, Bodelva, UK
The Town Hall Galleries, Ipswich, UK
Natural History Museum, London
- “Des Forets et des Hommes,” European Parliament Building, Brussels
Changwon Convention Center, Changwon, Korea
Cheonggye Place, Seoul
Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow
Promenade des Halles, Decize, France
Conseil d’Etat – Place du Palais Royal, Paris
Pont de la Machine, Geneva
Quai Wilson, Geneva

2010
- “SPILL: Crude Response – Oils, Plastics, and Perspective,” 212 Gallery, Aspen, CO
- “Blue Earth: Art as Activism,” Photo Center NW, Seattle

2009
- “Sustainability/Sostenibilidad,” Benham Gallery, Seattle
- “Blue Earth: Changing Earth, Photographers Call to Action,” Mumm Napa Fine Art Photography Gallery, Napa, CA
- “Prince’s Rainforest Project”
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London
National Geographic Store, London
Hotel de Ville, Paris
Alexia Center, Berlin
Merci Corps Action Center, New York
- “Paradise in Danger,” Pamplona’s Planetarium, Spain

2008
- “From Antarctica to the Amazon: Blue Earth Photographers Document Global Climate Change,” The Centennial Center Gallery, Kent, WA
- TOPS Photography Festival, Shenyang, China, July

2007
- “Global Change,” 11th International Photojournalism Festival, Semana Negra, Gijon, Spain
- “Water,” Ulis Photography Festival, Ankara, Turkey
- Pinyao International Photography Festival, China

2006
“Endangered Nature,” Greenpeace Exhibit, Vitoria, Spain

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

2012
- Power, Prix Pictet, TeNeuss Publishers, cover and featured artist
- SPILL, Catherine Edelman Gallery exhibition catalogue
- Registrants Catalogue, Fotofest 2012 Biennial, featured entry

2011
- Marea Negra, Roca Gallery exhibition catalogue
- Center Forward, Center for Fine Art Photography exhibition catalogue
- Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Portfolio 21, Natural History Museum
- BBC Frozen Planet, The Random House Group
- Nowhere Else on Earth – Standing Tall for the Great Bear Rainforest, Caitlyn Vernon

2010
- Audubon Annual Report, National Audubon Society
- Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Portfolio 20, Natural History Museum

2009
- Rainforests: Lifebelt for an Endangered Planet, Monograph, Prince’s Rainforest
Project
- Rainforests: The Burning Issue, featuring the photography of Daniel Beltrá, Prince’s Rainforest Project

2008
- A Climate for Life: Meeting the Global Challenge, International League of Conservation Photographers

2007
- Earth Then and Now – Potent Visual Evidence of our Changing World, Fred Pearce
- Planet Ocean – Photo Stories from the ‘Defending our Oceans’ Voyage, Sara Holden

 

SELECTED PERIODICALS

2012
- Sotheby’s Blog, The Stunning Photography of the Prix Pictet at Saatchi Gallery, featured artist and image
- Hood Museum of Art Quarterly, Looking Back at Earth; Contemporary
Environmental Photography in the Hood Museum of Art’s Collection
, featured photography
- Photo District News, What Galleries Want, featured photograph
- Oxford American, The View From Above, featured artist
- Michigan Avenue, The Damage Done, featured artist
- Time – Disasters that Shook the World, Oil Spill in the Gulf, featured photographs
- Photo Technique, The Passion of Photography and Conservation, Daniel Beltrá, featured artist

2011
- The New Yorker, The Gulf War, featured photograph
- American Photo, The Water Issue: Liquid Courage, cover artist
- Mambo #10, Daniel Beltrá: Marea Negra, review of Roca Gallery exhibition
- Arq4design, ‘Marea Negra,’ photography exhibition at Roca Barcelona by
Daniel Beltrá
, featured artist
- National Geographic, The Fragile State of our Environment, article and
slideshow of photography
- Huffington Post, Gulf Oil Spill Photographs Show Man’s Influence on
Environment
, article and slideshow of photography
- Press-Telegram, In the wake of environmental horrors, featured artist
Gazettes, Disaster Photos Combine Art, Science, featured artist
- Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, BP Oil Spill, One Year Later, review of Seattle Aquarium Exhibition
- Seattle Times, Spill Exhibit Captures Drama of Gulf of Mexico Oil Disaster, review of Seattle Aquarium Exhibition
- Time, The Year in Review, featured photograph

2010
- Aspen Peak Magazine, Reality Check: Enviro Artists Daniel Beltrá and Aurora Robson Bridge Beauty and Destruction, featured artist and exhibit review
- Orion Magazine, Terry Tempest down in the Gulf, cover artist
- Audubon, Black Bayou, featured photograph
- Time, The Year in Review, featured photograph
- Seattle Times, Beauty in the most tragic sense, cover and featured artist
- Photomedia, Daniel Beltrá: A Meaningful Life, cover and featured artist

 

SELECTED LECTURES:

2011
- “Unforgettable Moments,” WildPhotos, London
- “Winning ways to tell a disturbing story,” Wild Photos, London
- “The Deepwater Horizon Blowout: Two Perspectives – An Artist and a Scientist,” with Dr. Larry McKinney, Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA
- Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle, WA
- Keynote Address, Seattle Audubon Annual Appreciation Dinner, Seattle
- University of Minnesota Arboretum, Chaska, MN, June 11
- “SPILL,” Sound Conversations with Jeff Renner, featuring Gary Chittim, Seattle Aquarium, Seattle
- “The World’s Tropical Forests: What is at Stake,” Primate Awareness Workshop,
Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
- Keynote Address, Nature Photography Summit, North American Nature Photography Association, McAllen, Texas

2010
- “The State of Tropical Forests,” Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles
- “Amazon: Forest at Risk,” Art As Activism, Photography Center Northwest,
Seattle

2009
- “Amazon: Forest at Risk”, Blue Earth Alliance, Aperture Gallery at Mumm Napa, Napa, CA
- San Juan College, Farmington, NM
- WildPhotos, Explorer’s Club, London
- “Burning Issues: Tropical Rainforests,” Wild9, Merida, Mexico

2008
- Blue Earth Alliance Artist Lecture, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
- The Summit Series, Adventure Photography Workshops, Jackson Hole, WY
- Conservation International, Arlington, VA
- North American Nature Photography Association, Albuquerque, NM

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