About

Verónica Sanchis Bencomo is a Venezuelan photographer, photo editor, and contributing writer for Photographic Museum of Humanity (U.K);  Photo World magazine (China) and Photography is Art (Hong Kong).

In 2014, she founded Foto Féminas, an online resource for promoting Latin American and Caribbean women photographers. In addition, she has curated and produced photo exhibitions in Argentina, China, Guatemala and Peru.

Verónica is currently based in Hong Kong, and is available for assignments, collaborations and print sales in the region and beyond.


Contact details:

post@veronicasanchis.com

+852.9841.9742

Blink profile, here | Twitter: @VeronicaSanchis | Instagram: @veronicasanchis


Education

2010. BA (Hons) in Photojournalism. The University of Wales Trinity Saint Davis. Swansea, Wales

2007. BTech National Diploma, Photography. Brighton College of Technology. Brighton, England

Awards and Recognition

2017. Winner. Municipality Palace Award, Salón Juan Lovera, photography category. Caracas, Venezuela

2016. Member of The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts. Caracas - New York

2010. Finalist. The Guardian Student Media Awards. Shortlisted for the photographer of the year. London

2010. Finalist. Amgueddfa Cymru. National Museum Wales. Nominated for Photographic Portrait Commission. Cardiff, Wales

Solo exhibitions

2018. Pequeña hoguera (a collaboration with poet Cristina Gálvez Martos). Rizoma Galería. Madrid, Spain

2017. Blaze (a collaboration with poet Cristina Gálvez Martos)Boom HK. Hong Kong

Group exhibitions - selection

2013. A Year in Development. Four Corners gallery. London

2010. Free Range. Old Truman Brewery. London

2010. Photography Open ShowMission Gallery, Swansea, Wales

2010. Y Lle Gallery. Swansea, Wales

2009. Our Summer, Y Lle Gallery. Swansea, Wales

2008. Our Summer. Grand Theatre. Swansea, Wales

100 Stories of Migration. (Travelling exhibition throughout UK)

2015. Heritage Gallery, Greenwich. London

2014. School of Museum Studies in Leicester University. Leicester, England

2013. Hackney Museum, London

José Gregorio Hernández exhibition - curator: Orlando Campos (1 year traveling exhibition)

2017. Universidad Metropolitana. Caracas, Venezuela

2017. Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. Caracas, Venezuela

Art Book Fairs

2018. Hong Kong Art Book Fair. Hong Kong

2017. Hong Kong Zine and Print Festival. Hong Kong

2017. Perspective Zine Library for TEDxBrum. Birmingham, England

2017. Taipei Art Book Fair. Songshan Cultural and Creative Park. Taipei, Taiwan

2017. Single Disco Ball, pop-up art book fair. Para Site gallery. Hong Kong

Collections

Municipality Palace. Caracas, Venezuela

Clients

Helsingin Sanomat (Finland); Nature, International journal of science (UK); Latin American House - NGO (UK)