COCO MARTIN
(Lima, 1965)

BIENNIALS
2014   II Biennial of Photography of Lima- Contemporary Art Museum ofLima
2001   VI Biennial of Photography of Ecuador - Kingman Foundation House
2000   Second National Art Biennial - Casa Rimac Lima
1998   First Biennial of Photography in Puerto Rico - Bayamon University

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012  "OPUS INCARNATE Scannographies", La Galería, Lima, Peru
2011  "NEW NEIGHBORS", Embassy of Peru to the United States – Washington DC, USA
2010  "NEW NEIGHBORS", La Galería - Lima, Peru
          "NEW NEIGHBORS", Peruvian American Cultural Institute - Arequipa, Peru
2008  ”SKIN ON PAPERS” Part II, Kevin Barry Gallery, Staten Island, New York, USA    
2005  “The Chronic and Delightful Dream” BUZZER THIRTY, New York, USA      
          “Imperfect Past Tense ” Hormann Library Gallery, Wagner College, COAHSI Performing Arts Award
            Staten Island, New York, USA  
1994  “PIEL SOBRE PAPELES”, Peruvian American Cultural Institute - Arequipa, Peru

ART COLLECTIONS
His artwork belongs to various private collectors since 1992.
2015    FoLA Museum- Fototeca Latinoamericana Permanent Collection -Buenos Aires, Argentina
2014    Latin American Photography Collection - New York, USA.
2014    Museo de Arte de San Marcos - Contemporary Permanent Collection - Lima, Peru.

GROUP SHOWS
2017
Fotofilmic/PULP04 - Juried International Showcase/Print Exhibition - Bowen Island, BC Canada. Selected among artists from Italy, USA, UK, Canada, Morocco, Poland, Peru, Russia & Spain. January 14-31, 2017
2016
• Texas Photographic Society MOS29 - Fotosetiembre USA 2016 - Curated by Reid Callana.
 MIRA MOBILE PRIZE 2016 - Finalist Miraforum Gallery - Porto, Portugal from April 30th to June 11th, 2016.
 LightBox Photographic Gallery - Tribe exhibition - Astoria, Oregon USA curated by Blue Mitchell - March 2016.
2015   
• AI-AP Photoville - New York - "Los Diez" - Top Ten LATIN AMERICAN FOTOGRAFÍA 3 - September 2015
• 2:Scan: Galería MÜ bi-monthly online exhibition curated by Andrew Ütt.
• LACDA 2015 "Top 40" Juried Competition - Curated by Joanna Szupinska-Myers - Los Angeles Center for Digital Art
• 5to Festival de Fotografia de Tiradentes - AI-AP travel Exhibition. Minas Gerais, Brazil. 
2014  
• LIMA PHOTO ART FAIR from 2010 to 2014 La Galería, Lima, Peru
•"Los Diez" - Top Ten LATIN AMERICAN FOTOGRAFÍA 3 - AI-AP annual competition. Masonic Hall, New York. 
• COMPARART 2014, National Museum, Lima, Peru. UNESCO sponsored art event.
• "La Fotografía después de la Fotografía – Hacia un horizonte post-fotográfico"
        (Photography after Photography - Towards a post-photographic horizon)
         Contemporary Art Museum ofLima - II Biennial of Photography of Lima
• "La Fotografía después de la Fotografía – La generación del 97"
        (Photography after Photography - 1997 Generation)
         Sala Raúl Porras - II Biennial of Photography of Lima
• Permantent collection to the Museo de Arte de San Marcos, Lima, Peru.
2013 
"ISSP 2013 Final Works” - International Summer School of Photography, Kuldiga, Latvia
2012 
• “Art for the Heart 2012” Vanderbilt Republic - Gowanus Loft, Brooklyn, New York, USA   
• “LUST” Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, curated by David Bram
• “Black and White” Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon, USA
2011  
• “New Directions 2011: Moments of Being” Wall Space Gallery St. Barbara, California, USA, curated by David Bram
• “Center Forward” Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, USA
2010  
“Peruvian Art Now", Isabel Aninat Gallery, Santiago, Chile
2008  
“Subjects of Power & Devotion” Organization of American States Museum, Washington, D.C
2006 
“AELLA FotoLatina Festival", Paris, France
2007
“Talking with my friends”, Y Gallery, New York, USA
2005  
“Loisaida Cortos"  Latino Film Festival, New York, USA
2005  
”ANNUAL JURIED ART SHOW” – Staten Island Museum, Staten Island, New York, USA  
2004  
”PLATAFORM”, Contemporary Art Festival,  CONTEMPORARY ART FESTIVAL - Lima, Peru
2003  
• “MEGA MUESTRA”  1.50 M2 - Photo Gallery “ESPACIO BLANCO”, Córdova, Argentina
• “ESPACIO MINIMO” - Galería PRAXIS INTERNACIONAL, LIMA
• “LIBRO X: GALAXIA GUTTEMBERG” Centro Cultural Ricardo Palma, Lima, Peru
• “UNA MIRADA AL CINE LATINOAMERICANO” Centro Cultural PUCP, Lima, Peru
• “MÉXICO VISTO POR ARTISTAS PERUANOS” FONDO DE CULTURA ECONOMICA, Lima, Peru
• “DEL KIMONO Y SUS USOS" Instituto Cultural Peruano Japonés, Lima, Peru
• “ARTE EGO” Centro Cultural de España, Lima, Peru
2002 
• “FOTO VISION” ARTCO Gallery, Lima, Peru
• "MÁXIMO 40" Galería PRAXIS INTERNACIONAL, Lima, Peru
• “MUROS DE LA CIUDAD” ARTCO Gallery, Lima, Peru
1997   
• “LA TRAICIÓN DE LAS IMÁGENES” (The treachery of images) SALA LUIS MIRO QUESADA GARLAND, Lima, Peru
• “PERÚ: FOTOGRAFÍA ACTUAL” Galerías San Salvador, El Salvador
1996   
• “FOTOGRAFÍA SOBRE SOPORTE LIBRE”, Japanese Peruvian Cultural Institute, Lima, Peru
 “AUTORRETRATOS”  Galería Banco de Comercio - Instituto de Arte Fotográfico, Lima, Peru
1994  
“A SU IMAGEN Y SEMEJANZA” Galería PARAFERNALIA Gallery, Lima, Peru
1993 
• “NEW VISIONS” Galería Banco de Comercio - Instituto de Arte Fotográfico, Lima, Peru
• “VISION DE LIMA”, Galería del Banco Wiese - Instituto de Arte Fotográfico, Lima, Peru
1992  
“FANTASIA y CONFUSION” Galería Banco de Comercio - Instituto de Arte Fotográfico, Lima, Peru
1991     
“PRIMER MES DE LA FOTOGRAFIA”, ART MUSEUM OF LIMA, Lima, Peru

AWARDS + RECOGNITIONS
2016     Finalist - Mira Mobile Prize 2016 - Porto, Portugal
2015     Private collector acquisition - FoLA Fototeca Latinoamericana Museum - Buenos Aires Argentina
2014     TOP TEN Award, Latin American Fotografía 3 - AI-AP 2014, NEW YORK
2014     FINALIST, 2014 LENSCULTURE PORTRAIT AWARDS
2013     SELECTED WORK, Kontinent Awards 2013
2013     SELECTED ARTIST, International Summer School of Photography in Latvia
2013     SELECTED WORK, F-Stop Magazine
2011     BRONZE AWARD, Prix de la Photographie Paris, PX3 2011 – Portrait Culture
2011     Runner up ONELIFEPHOTO INTERNATIONAL CONTEST
2010     Runner up JGS Contest, 4th QUARTER 2010, FORWARD THINKING MUSEUM
2005     GRANT RECIPIENT, COUNCIL ON THE ARTS & HUMANITIES FOR STATEN
             ISLAND / 2005 COAHSI EXHIBITING ARTS AWARD
2005     SELECTED WORK, ANNUAL JURIED SHOW STATEN ISLAND MUSEUM
2000     Selected Artist, Second National Art Biennial
1998     Selected Artist,  Artista seleccionado, First Biennial of Photography in Puerto Rico
1997     Second Place, contest “El Agua” Instituto de Arte Fotográfico, Lima, Peru
1994     Honorable Mention, contest“LIMA: Centro Histórico” - ART MUSEUM OF LIMA, Lima, Peru

PUBLICATIONS, CATALOGS and ONLINE FEATURES
2016   ADORE NOIR Magazine - 
Interview about The Visitor series - Vancouver - Canada
2016   fotografiamagaz #FotoMobile Ten Best #FotoMobile / Vol.42
2016   Mira Mobile Prize 2016 Catalog - Porto, Portugal
2016   Tribe Catalog - LightBox Photographic Gallery - Astoria Oregon USA
2015   Die Angst - 1st edition of a Berlin based Photo Magazine (upcoming October 2015) - Selected Photographer
2015   Revista Online MIRA #7 - Chile - Sección PAUSA
2015   fotografiamagaz #FotoMobile Ten Best #FotoMobile / Vol. 4
2015   edwardhopperhouse @akacocomartin Hopper-Inspired Instagram Competition
2015   Epson Catalog - aiap - Foto em Pauta - 5 Festival de Fotografia de Tiradentes - MG , Brazil
2015   aCurator blog - by Julie Grahame. featured artist - Feb 2015
2015   DISPATCHES from Latin America ai-ap blog by David Schonauer. Featured artist - Jan 2015
2014   ALBÜM Magazine - Winter 2014, MÜ Gallery, Bogota, Colombia, featured artist | cover
2014   Official Catalog, ComparArt, National Museum, Lima. UNESCO sponsored art event.
2014   Official Catalog, Latinamerican Fotografia 3 - AIAP 2014, New York, Top Ten featured artist
2014   Lensculture Portraits Award, featured artist
2014   L'Oeil de la Photographie, featured artist
2014   Official Catalog, II Biennial of Photography of Lima|
2014   Peruvian Plataform for Contemporary Photography, featured artist
2014   Foto, online swedish news, featured artist
2013   Fotografi, inline norwegian magazine, featured artist
2013   F-Stop Magazine, True/false, featured artist
2013/10  Official Catalog, Lima Photo Art Fair
2013   GUP, online magazine, 2013 ISSP Workshop, featured artist
2013   Week Planner ISSP Latvia, featured artist
2013   Latinos Behind the Lens, Interview
2012   Catalog NEW NEIGHBORS, Peruvian American Cultural Institute - Arequipa, Peru
2012   El Comercio de Lima, newspaper, Interview
2012   Lundero, La Industria, Trujillo, review by Manuel Munive
2012   ARTE AL LIMITE, No. 56, review by Manuel Munive
2012   Caretas Magazine, review by Luis Lama
2011   Catalog Center Forward, featured artist
2011   B&W Magazine online, Single Image, Color
2010   Forward Thinking Museum, online contest, runner up, featured artist
2010   Las Ultimas Noticias, Santiago de Chile, Newspaper, Interview
2010
  ArtMotiv Magazine, No. 10, Limaphoto review
2009   ARTE AL LIMITE, No. 36, review by Manuel Munive
2008   Official Catalog, AELLA FotoLatina Festival, cover
2008   Bodas Magazine, featured photographer
2006   Locus Magazine, Baltimore, featured artist
2005   Gatopardo Magazine, No. 57, Colombia, featured photographer
2005   Helio Magazine, No. 1, collaborator
2005   NY ARTS Magazine, Vol 10, No. 5/6, mention
2002   Catalog Muros de la Ciudad, ARTCO Gallery, featured
2001   Digital Foto Magazine, No. 7, Spain, Interview
2001   Official Catalog, VI Month International Photography - Quito Ecuador
2000   Official Catalog, Second National Art Biennial of Lima
1998   Official Catalog, First Biennial of Photography in Puerto Rico
1997   TAXIFOTO Magazine, IAF, review
1997   El Comercio de Lima, newspaper, 22/03 C11 review
1997   El Peruano, newspaper, 18/03 A-10, Interview
1994   Portfolio Magazine, IAF, No. 4, review
1993   Catalog Third Month of Photography,  featured
1992   Portfolio Magazine, IAF, review
1992   Geomundo Magazine, Special Issue for photography, featured photographer
1991   First Month of Photography Catalogfeatured

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS
2007   
Teacher assistant for Michelle Bates at the ICP International Center of Photography, New York
2001    Founder of openphotoperu: First online Photo Archive for peruvian photographers
            Director of Flashback Magazine
1995    Teacher of photography from 1995 to 2003 in Corriente Alterna School of Arts in Lima
1994    Architect, Ricardo Palma University, Lima, Peru

WORKSHOPS
2013  International Summer School of Photography ISSP, Kuldiga, Latvia.
2010  Photographing People by Richard Rothman, ICP International Center of Photography, New York, USA.
1996  Casa de las Americas by Diego Goldberg - La Habana, Cuba.
1989  Kodak Interamericana, First Place, Lima, Peru.