By Minta Maria
Minta Maria is an artist and photographer based in Austin, Texas. After graduating from the University of Texas with a concentration in photography, she worked as a documentary photographer for UNICEF in the Latin America and Caribbean regions. In 2011, she received her MFA in Photography, Video & Related Media from the School of Visual Arts. The major themes that make up her work are the people, spaces, and forms of Latin America and the American West. Her work has been nationally exhibited and collected.