Juan Travnik
Director
FotoGalería del Teatro San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Juan Travnik began his photography studies in 1966, and has been developing his own person style professionally since 1970. He is an experienced teacher and curator in the field of creative photography, and is recognized as one of the most important contemporary photographers of his country. He has participated in many individual and group exhibitions all over the world and was a founding member of the Consejo Argentino de Fotografía. His prizes and distinctions include the Platinum Konex in Photography (Buenos Aires, 2012), the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (New York, 2006); the Ernesto B. Rodríguez Photographer's Career award from the Argentine Association of Art Critics (Buenos Aires, 2006), and the Federico Klemm Foundation Award (Buenos Aires, 2006).

Mr. Travnik is director of La FotoGalería del Teatro San Martín, founded in 1985, since 1998. This gallery has a program of at least 12 exhibitions annually and balances the participation of emerging and established photographers. He is also director of the EspacioFotográfico de la Ribera and curator of Encuentros Abiertos de Fotografia. He can provide the opportunity to exhibit and present photographer's work in Argentina.

Mr. Travnik is interested in seeing straight photography, essays on different subjects, new trends, new visions, digital photography and mixed media. He is not interested in viewing commercial photography.