Álvaro Laiz (León, Spain, 1981) did his Masters in Audiovisual Communication at the Pontifical University of Salamanca, Spain. He has been working as a freelance photographer since 2008 documenting social issues in Africa, Asia and Europe for magazines and newspapers such us Foreign Policy, El Pais, Marie Claire (Spain) or Colors Magazine (UK).
In 2011 he joins Cordon Press- Corbis Reportage division.
His Fine-Art work is represented by Fucares Gallery in Madrid.
Awards and Exhibitions
Pilar Citoler´s Prize Exhibition February, Córdoba, Spain.
Exhibition in Photo España 2012 Off. "Transmongolian" by Fucares Gallery Madrid.
Exhibition in FNAC Galleries. "Memory Books". Itinerance untill 2012
Pilar Citoler International Photographic Prize Finalist.
Nuevo Talento de Fotografía FNAC Honorific Mention .
Release of "Memory Book" photoessay about ugandan HIV orphans.
Ojo de Pez Contest shortlisted.
Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña shortlisted.