Madrid, Spain 1964



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



– BBVA Foundation award for Knowledge Dissemination and Communication in Biodiversity Conservation

– Shortlisted for Prix Pictet

– 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

– Honorable Mention, Santa Fe Review, Santa Fe, NM

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

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

– Contemporary Issues, World Press Photo

– Nature Stories, World Press Photo



Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago

Quintenz & Company, Aspen, CO



– Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

– Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH



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

– “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

– “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

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

– “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

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

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

“Endangered Nature,” Greenpeace Exhibit, Vitoria, Spain



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

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

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

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

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

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



– 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

– 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
, 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

– 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



– “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

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

– “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

– 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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