- María Rosa,
who comes from the field of Painting, was born
in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, and is an
-Between the years 1995/1999 she became
part of the Argentinean Photography
Federation Board of Directors (FAF). She
also became part of the Board of
and was Director of, the
“FAF XXXIX Cóndor Contest of Photographic Art”
(1997) and Director of the “FAF 50 years”
Anniversary Contest (1998).
-In 2014, the Shandong Art and Design University
(Jinan, China) invited her, as professor, to
give some lectures.
-That sme year she had the privilege of being
invited to take part in the PCA Conference and
-In 2014, she was granted the “The 5th
China Jinan International Photography
Exhibition, (CHINA) 1º Prize.
-From the year 2000 till 2003 she became part of
the FCBA Committee, holding the position of
Assistant Secretary, and Committee Director;
also taking part in National and International
-She was a Jury member in National and
International Photography Contests:
International Jury member in
SICAFI and National Jury member in ATNA (Sailing
COMFA (Civilian Staff Air Force Clearing Fund).
-At Bartolomé Mitre Institute, she was a member
of the Buenos Aires Photo Club Artistic
-She also worked as Photographic Contest
Coordinator. She was Coordinator of Literary
Cafes, where photography is thought of as part
of the written message (being herself an amateur
writer), and organized Photography Workshops.
-Part of her work is dedicated to Horse and
Gaucho-like Photographs, having made 40
exhibitions about these topics up to now (San
Antonio de Areco and others). Her works have
been internationally exhibited in innumerable
-In 2007/2010 she became part of a new Buenos
Aires Photo Club Board of Directors, holding the
position of Secretary. She was Director, in
2007, of the ANNUAL CONTEST OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ART
(National Contest) and in 2008 she was Director
of the 62nd FCBA International
Contest, held in Argentina.
-In 2010, the bicentenary year, she was
distinguished by her work “200 Brillos entre
luces y sombras” (200 Sparkles among Lights and
AFAF-DFAF-SFAF- (FAF) (Argentina); A.FIAP-
EFIAP- (FIAP-Belgium); PSA Member; (Who is Who
Photographic American Society, USA); GPU Member.
- She was a PFR Honorary Member (Honorary
Photographic Party Member in Rosario City, Santa
Province, Argentina), in 1995 and FCBA
Honorary Member in 1996.
- Some of the prizes and awards she has been
Creativity and Promotion Award”, Altee.
“Buenas Ondas”, in 1994. (Good Vibes)
“Who is Who”, in 1999.
“Kilme Prize”, 1999/2000/2001.
“Pasajera Ilustre de la Fotografía”, in 1996 (Photography
Gold Medal of Merit in 2002.
Sociedad Italiana Cristoforo Colombo (Cristoforo
Colombo Italian Society).
“Sol de Oro”, in 2013 (Golden Sun).
EL SOL multi-media award.
“Cervantez Prize”, in 2010 (Outstanding
Personality of the Year), Quilmes Spanish
- Her works appear in many International Art
Galleries and Catalogs. She has exhibited her
works of art in countless exhibitions in
Argentina and different world capitals.
Summary of her most outstanding prizes
FIAP Gold Medal 1º Prize –SLOVENIA, 1998.
Best Experimental Photograph, 5º TOUR DELLE
COLINE, ITALY, 2000.
19 Arno Trophy 2º Prize, ITALY, 2000.
Austrian Super Circuit Gold Medal, AUSTRIA.
Gold Medal , 2º PSA Circuit, Hong Kong.
FIAP FCBA Silver Medal, ARGENTINA.
3º Prize SICAFI International Contest, 2000,
Batana Bronze Medal, Rovinj, CROATIA.
FIAP Gold Medal, Mississippi, USA.
PSA Gold Medal, Best Creative, FCBA, Argentina..
Medal, Best Circuit, MOTIVA, 2001.
1º Prize ‘’El Capello nel mondo’’, Alessandria,
Italy, 2002, ITALY.
2002 Austrian Super Circuit Gold Medal, Silver
Medal, Bronze Medal, AUSTRIA.
FIAP Ribbon 7TH BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL PUB, CS
INDIA, 2002, INDIA.
Gold Medal, Buenos Aires Photo Club
International Contest, 2002, ARGENTINA.
Silver Medal, 3rd Horizon International Circuit,
2003, INDIA, 2003.
14thacao International Photography Contest,
Macao, 2007 (Macao) FIAP Bronze Medal.
India Ribbon FIAP Horizon Circuit, INDIA, 2003.
Certificate of Merit with Honors, 36th RIBBON
Medal of Honor in 2004 Contest, INDIA.
FIAP XXXII Award, Guipúzcoa Trophy, SPAIN, 2004.
2004 FAF CÓNDOR, (D.C.) Argentinean Photography
FIAP Silver Medal, 14th. P.S.S.M. International
Photography Exhibition, MACAO, 2004.
PSA GOLD MEDAL, 8th International Biennial Pub
The 2007 62nd Hong Kong International
Photography Contest, HONG KONG, PSHK Gold
Trophy, GOLD Medal; PSA Silver Trophy; PSA
Silver Medal (Best creative work).
114th Toronto International Photography Contest,
CANADA, PSA (Best creative work).
Tropical Image Exhibition, USA, FESTICOLOR,
38th H.K.C.C. International Contest of Pictorial
Photography, 2008, FIAP Silver Medal.
FIAP H Award, FIAP Gold Medal, 41st
E.A. INTERNATIONAL Contest of Photography.
1º Prize “The 5th China Jinan
International Photography Exhibition”, 2014,