About

Verónica Sanchis Bencomo is a Venezuelan photographer based in Hong Kong. She graduated in 2010 with a BA (Hons) Photojournalism at Swansea Metropolitan University, Wales.

In 2013, Verónica started to collaborate with the cultural magazine, Ventana Latina, based in London. She created the monthly feature, Fotografia Latina, for which she ran monthly interviews with photographers who work in Latin America. In 2014, she founded, Foto Féminas, which promotes the work of female Latin American and Caribbean photographers. Verónica regularly contributes for Photographic Museum of HumanityYet magazine & Atlas fotografía e imagen.

Solo exhibitions

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

Group exhibitions

2017. Blaze (self-publication). Single Disco Ball, pop-up art book fair. Para Site. Hong Kong

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

José Gregorio Hernández - curator: Orlando Campos (travelling exhibition throughout Caracas, Venezuela)

2017. Museo Sacro

2017. Universidad Simón Rodríguez

2017. Universidad Católica Andrés Bello

100 Stories of Migration, group show (travelling exhibition throughout UK)

2015. UK Institute of Migration ResearchMuseum of London Docklands. London

2015. Wardown Park Museum. Luton

2015. Heritage Gallery, Greenwich. London

2014. Senate House. London

2013. Hackney Museum, London

Awards and Recognition

2016. Member of The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts

2010. Nominated. The Guardian Media Awards Student Photographer of the Year. UK

2010. Nominated. Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales Photographic Portrait Commission, in collaboration with The National Portrait Gallery. UK