DIEGO ORTIZ MUGICA
Argentine photographer of world reference of the Zonal System and Fine Arts Printing.
He was the first photographer to be accepted by the National Museum of Decorative Art. In Argentina his work was also exhibited at the National Museum of Fine Arts, CC Recoleta,
CC Borges and CCK among others.
He has had exhibitions in New York more than ten times, in Washington, Palma de Mallorca, Frankfurt, etc.
His work is part of important national collections, such as the National Museum of Fine Arts, and international ones. Several of his images are part of the prestigious Smith collection, they are exhibited in the exhibition "Great Masters of the 20th Century" along with works by Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Robert Doisneau and a dozen other great masters.
Winner of the "Lorenzo the Magnificent" award at the Biennalle Internazionale d’arte Contemporaneo in Florence.
In 2007 his book "Moments of fly fishing" was awarded as the "Best book printed and edited in Argentina" by the Argentine Chamber of Publications. Shortly afterwards he published “Argentine National Parks”, the official book of our country's parks and in 2014 he published his third book “Celebration” together with the Austrian Benedictine monk David Steindl-Rast.
He worked as a tester for Kodak and Nikon. He was named a Local Hero by Manfrotto in Italy and is an ambassador for Canson Infinity.
Currently, Diego Ortiz Mugica places special emphasis on his signature photography and divides his time between the city of San Carlos de Bariloche and Buenos Aires. In Patagónia he performs phototravels touring the area and gives workshops in his studio and laboratory; in Buenos Aires he also has a studio and a photography school.