Miguel Angel de la Cueva (Mexico) The work of photographer Miguel ngel de la Cueva focuses on the natural and cultural heritage of desert environments. His documentary work has received recognitions form the National Council for the Arts in his native Mexico and has twice been awarded the councils Heritage Dispersal grant. His latest book, Oasis of Stone, a photographic representation of Baja Californias deserts with texts by Bruce Berger, won a Silver Medal in the Nature category at The Foreword Book of the Year Awards in Expo Book America 2006, and was named Pick of the Year by Geotimes Magazine (now Earth Magazine) . Founder of Planeta Pennsula A.C., an NGO focusing on the dissemination of information and the conservation of Baja Californias natural and cultural heritage.
His upcoming book La Giganta y Guadalupe is an iniciative/partnership with Niparaja A.C. NGO to promote the creation of a 650,000 acres Biosphere Reserve in sierras La Giganta y Guadalupe,the most pristine and rugged wild country in the Baja California peninsula, this book and travelling exhibit will be launched on fall 2010 along with a travelling exhibit supported by the Mexican Fund for the Conservation of Nature (FMCN) and Mexico's National Comission for Natural Protected Areas (CONANP).For more info visit www.miguelangeldelacueva.com
Breaking news! Miguel Angel de la Cueva is the recipient of FOTOfusion's 2011 PBPC Rising Star Award!
Miguel Angel de la Cueva latest book project "La Giganta y Guadalupe" is featured in National Geographic Magazine's Photojournal