About/Contact


Email: quetzalmaucci [at] gmail.com
Phone: +44 (0) 7843 855 148
Also available on Women Photograph, Blink, and Instagram.

Born in San Francisco, Quetzal Maucci is an Argentinian and Peruvian American photographer based in London and part of Women Photograph. She is currently studying for her Master’s in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at London College of Communication. Recently, she won the Open Walls 2020 exhibition for her work on Children of Immigrants. She is also a finalist for the Open20 Moving Image Category for Brighton Photo Fringe Festival 2020 for her multimedia project called While Searching for Each Other. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors degree in Photography and Imaging from New York University. She explores issues about immigration, state violence, and identity. She has worked with The Vavengers, a charity fighting against female genital mutilation and Stand For Humanity, a movement raising awareness about the refugee crisis.

Her personal project, We Are More Than Numbers: Portraits of Children of Immigrants, was published in The New York Times, which explored and interviewed the community of children of immigrants in the United States. This project is permanently exhibited in the New Americans Museum in San Diego, California. Quetzal has worked with Comic Relief as a picture editor and photographer. She has also worked for BAFTA, BBC, Condé Nast, Trivago, Sofar Sounds, MTV, The Line of Best Fit and various private photographers.

Her work has been published in The New York Times, BBC, Al Dia, Mono.sk, The Line of Best Fit, Adorama, and in various newspapers in the UK.

Available for commissioned work, projects, and collaboration worldwide.


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Past Exhibitions + News

2020 Photo Fringe Open 20 Moving Image Finalist 

2020 Source Magazine Finalist, printed in Source Magazine issue

2020 Open Walls Exhibition Finalist for two portraits from Children of Immigrants

2020 Photoville (formerly Annenberg Space for Photography) Selected finalist for a Portfolio Review with Kara Milstein from Time Magazine and James Estrin from The New York Times

2020 Women Photograph London Instagram Takeover

2019 11-17 November Instagram Takeover for @WomenPhotograph

2019  Talk on my project 'Children of Immigrants' for Photojournalism Hub in London

---> For the second edition of the Photojournalism Nights for Photojournalism Hub- an evening dedicated to photojournalism showcasing meaningful discussions and connections. The Photojournalist Hub uses photojournalism to address and engage people on human rights abuses and issues around social injustice, This event guarantees to spark conversation and debate with an impressive line-up of four photojournalists who will present work that portrays issues relating to Belonging, Brexit, European Identity and Marginalisation.

2018 Al Dia News Interview on my work

2018  Adorama Interview on my work

2018 16 April- 22 April Instagram Takeover for Roads And Kingdoms

2016-Present  Children of Immigrants Exhibition, New Americans Museum, San Diego, CA.

2015 Selected for The New York Times Portfolio Review, New York, NY.

2015 Born + Raised Exhibition, included work from local artists of the Mission District in San Francisco, Flourish Studio, San Francisco, CA.

2014 "Children of Immigrants," published in the Sunday New York Times 

2014 "This young photographer brings the stories of immigrant children to life," Radio Interview with PRI's The World, 26 September.

2014 "Children of Immigrants," shown as part of ENVISION's "Youth Voices: Promoting Tolerance through Storytelling"program, Made in New York Media Center by IFP, New York, NY.

2014 "Todavía Estoy Aquí," Tisch School of theArts BFA Exhibition. Gulf & Western Gallery, New York NY.

2013 "Haus Warming" Presented by Haus. Brooklyn Fire Proof Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2013 Animamus Art Salon: A Living Gallery. CultureFix, New York, NY.

2013 Animamus Art Salon: A Living Gallery. Apiary Studios, London, UK.

2009 Umlaut Journal. School of the Arts, San Francisco, CA.

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