Vicky Azcoitia is a Spanish documentary photographer based in New York.
Her work focuses on the natural environment and its relationships.
Vicky studied design at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Madrid, Photo-Story Editing at the Brighton Museum in the UK, and Documentary Photography & Photojournalism at the International Center of Photography in New York City.
Besides developing personal projects, Vicky has taught children art related to photography, edited for particular photographers stories such as Native Americans, and shot outdoor events for non-profits such as Bike New York.
She has participated in numerous exhibitions internationally. ‘Rising Waters, photographs of Hurricane Sandy’ at the City Museum was the last in New York City.
In 2013, Vicky Azcoitia was selected by New York Foundation of Arts and the Spanish Cultural Council for Artepreneur.
In 2016, Vicky Azcoitia was selected by the Chefchaouen International Photography Festival for their exhibit ‘Message of Peace’ in Morocco.
During the last few years, Vicky has been working on her long term ‘The Camino Project; we are not hikers, we are pilgrims’. Photographing and interviewing people walking to Santiago de Compostela in Spain; she has documented their psychographic profile as pilgrims.
When not on the road, these days Vicky divides her time between the City and the Catskills.