Silvia Varela is a photographer born in La Coruña Spain.

She attended the University Complutense of Madrid, and received a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts with a specialization in Photography.

In 2003 she obtained a grant to finish her photo studies at Futh Fotografie in Berlin, Germany.

She had a retrospective show at the independent Galerie Espacio Valverde in Madrid City Center in 2008.

In 2014 she was selected to take part in the Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña Madrid contest.

Silvia contributes regularly to main magazines and newspapers in Spain. So her work has been widely featured in publications and media such as El País Semanal, Yo Dona, Icon, Icon Design, S Moda, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, Tentaciones, Retina, Vice, Ser Padres, Cosmopolitan, Telva, Grazia, Vanidad, Neo 2, Amuse, Tiger or Buffalo Zine among others.

She has been comissioned by clients such as Zara, Bimba & Lola, Ebay, Eastpack, Vitra, Schweppes, Editorial Planeta, Fundación Caja Madrid, Fundación Botí, Galería Juana de Aizpuru, Galería Instituto de Visión, Biis, Catalina D Anglade, Save The Children, Amref, Tere Tarrago PR, Pelonio, Viernes, Good Good, Rosas, Mrm MC Cann, The and Partnership, Setanta or Ferrán el Otro Studio.

Currently she is based in Madrid working as a freelance photographer and studying Art History at university.

For more information on Silvia's work, to get in touch regarding employment opportunities, or to just say hi, feel free to get in touch.

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