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Mexico City
Tel: +52(55) 9191-3620
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Arturo Betancourt (Mexico b.1972) has been a freelance photographer since 1993, has ventured into various areas such as documentary, travel, landscape and architecture to artistic photography.

His work has been exhibited in more than 80 times in different museums, galleries and cultural venues both nationally (Mexico) and internationally, in countries like Argentina, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain and United States.

His work was shown as a photographic reference in the book The Daily Book Of Photography published in 2010 by Walter Foster Publishing, Inc., also in the book Best of Photography 2012 edited by Photographer's Forum Magazine and SIGMA in the U. S. North America, and recently his portfolio was published in Fahrenheit° Magazine, which specializes in Contemporary Art.

Arturo has received several awards and distinctions, including the ‘Promoting the Development of Arts Education’ Prize in Visual Arts awarded by the National Council for Culture and Arts of Mexico in 2003 and an Honorable Mention at the III International Exhibition of Digital Art in Argentina in 2006. Back in 2011 he was awarded by National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature (INBA) with a scholarship abroad to Specialize in Contemporary Photography in Seville, Spain, and selected to participate in the 3er Singapore International Photography Festival 2012 with his work "Theatre of Silence". On the other hand, he was selected to participate at the International Emerging Artist Award 2013 online gallery in the United Arab Emirates. Recently 2014 he was awarded ones again by INBA with a scholarship abroad Contemporary Photography in Malaga, Spain.

His work as a professional photographer always gone hand-in-hand with teaching, his experience dates back to 1994 and continues to teach classes, courses, workshops, training, consulting and conferences on different photographic universities nationwide, such as UNAM, National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), Meritorious University of Puebla (BUAP), Technological University (UNITEC), Latin American University (ULA), among other universities, besides being a professor of photography at the National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature (INBA) since 1997.