Copyright 2011 by Guylaine Couttolenc
Born in Mexico City (1973) and based in the city of Queretaro, Guylaine Couttolenc has been an artistic and commercial photographer for 25 years. She studied photography at the Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporaneo, the Kodak School, the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and at the Speos School of Photography in Paris.
She worked at the photo library of the Academia of San Carlos, at Lowe&Partners advertising Agency and at Time Expansion Inc as photographic editor for Quien Magazine. She was the founder of Banco Mexicano de Imágenes (BMI), one of the leading image bank in Mexico.
She has participated in one solo exhibition at Gerardo Proal Gallery (City of Querétaro, 2016) and 16 group exhibitions. In 2017, she was selected as invited artist at the UPA Gallery in the United States. In 2018, she was selected to participate in a group exhibition titled Self-portrait at the Middlebury Gallery. Vermont, USA.
She has also won several awards, such as Arte Joven and The Photographic Salon of Japan. Her photographic stock is represented by Agefotostock in Spain and Gettyimages.
She has been teaching photography at the ITESM University in the city of Queretaro for 12 years, evaluated as the best teacher for four consecutive semesters. Nowadays, she is studying the online Master in Fine Arts in Photography program at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, USA.