Dulce Pinzón was born in Mexico City in 1974. She studied mass media
communications at the Universidad de las Americas in Puebla and photography
at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In 1995 she moved to New York, where
she studied at the International Center of Photography.
Pinzon's work has been exhibited, published, and collected internationally.
In 2001, her photos were used for the cover of La otra historia de los
Estados Unidos, the Spanish-language edition of Howard Zinn's A People's
History of the United States. In 2002 she was awarded the prestigious
Mexican Jóvenes Creadores grant. In 2004 she won first prize in the
two-dimensional category at the fourth Encuentro Estatal de Arte
Contemporáneo in Puebla. In 2006 she won first prize at the 12th Photography
Biennial of the Centro de la Imagen in Mexico City. In that same year she
was a fellow at the New York Foundation for the Arts and in 2009 she was
awarded a grant from the Ford Foundation.
Earlier this year, she was invited to take part at the renowned photography
festival Les Rencontres d'Arles in France. She has also taken part in the
PhotoIreland Festival in Dublin and in Más allá de la Reportería Fotográfica
in Bogotá, Colombia.
Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, including
Esopus, Marie Claire (South Africa and Thailand editions), Mother Jones,
Rolling Stone (Italian edition), Vice, The New York Times, The Guardian, The
Washington Post, La Jornada (Mexico), Reforma (Mexico), and El País (Spain).
Dulce Pinzon at Zia Gallery