Born 1970 In Long Beach, Ca, Raised In Tijuana Based In Mexico City

Yvonne graduated from the International Center of Photography in New York and re- ceived her MFA at University of California San Diego in 2009. She has shown her work individually and in group shows throughout the Mexico, US, Canada, Peru, Brazil, Spain, France, Poland and Russia, including the in- dividual shows at Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, Casa de America in Madrid, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Die- go, University Museum of contemporary Art (MUAC) Mexico City, Diaz Contem- porary Gallery in Toronto and Baxter, New York.

In 2010 she received the Magnum ex- pression Award, given by Magnum Photos, as well as the National Creators Grant by the Mexican Cultural and Arts Fund (FON- CA) in two terms, and in 2016 she received the Guggenheim Fellowship for her pro- ject San Pedro Garza Garcia. In 2020 she received the Jumex Grant and the Cuervo Acquisition prize to continue her project El lapiz de la Naturaleza, a series of portraits dedicated to the study of pose. She received the Sistema Nacional de Creadores Grant for her current project Mar de Cortes, which is a subjective documentary photo- graphic project to be produced between 2021/23.

Her work is part of collections in the US, Mexico and France, including the per- manent collection of the SF Moma, The Musuem of Photographic Arts San Diego, the Museum of Contemporary art San Die- go, Haudenschild Collection, Fundación Televisa, Centro de la Imagen Mexico, Moi- ses Cosio, Alumnos 47, Jason Reitman, and Anna Gamazo de Abello among others. She has published four monographs Maria Elvia de Hank (2010), Inedito (2012), Gestus (2015) and San Pedro Garza Garcia (2019), all by RM Editorial, Barcelona. ​Yvonne lives and works in Mexico City

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