Mariela Rueda is a Mexican documentary and travel photographer based in USA. She has captured images all around the world in places like India, Japan, Thailand, Beirut, Iceland, Indonesia, Europe, Cuba, Mexico and different cities in the USA.

Exhibitions and accolades:


2020 One Eyeland Photography Awards.
Guest as jury.


“Short-short Stories” Exhibited at Mercado 5 de Mayo in Queretaro, Mexico. June, 2019

2019 NYC FotoWorks in Los Angeles. Guest as mentor and reviewer.
"Coffin Racing"

Photo series 3rd place at TOKYO International Foto Awards-TIFA 2016 People and Culture category.

“The Perfect Haircut”

Photo series Honorable Mention at TOKYO International Foto Awards-TIFA 2016 People and Culture category.

“Stairs”
Honorable Mention at TOKYO International Foto Awards-TIFA 2016 People and Life Style category.

“They”
Honorable Mention at TOKYO International Foto Awards-TIFA 2016 People and Life Style category.

2016 NYC FotoWorks in Los Angeles. Guest as mentor and reviewer.


“Musician”
This photograph was published in the book "The Best of Photography 2015" by Photographer's Forum in USA.

“Santa Monica Beach”
Honorable Mention at the International Photography Awards-IPA 2015 People and Culture category.

"Coffin Racing"

Photo series 3rd place at MOSCOW International Foto Awards-MIFA 2015 People and Culture category.

“Rainbow”
Exhibited at "100 Pieces” Silent Auction in Los Angeles, California. 2015

“Marathon”
Photo series Honorable Mention at the International Photography Awards-IPA 2014 Sports category.

“Musician”
Honorable Mention at the MOSCOW International Foto Awards - MIFA 2014 Honorable Mention at the International Photography Awards 2014

“Musician”
Exhibited at the Drescher Hall Photography Gallery in Los Angeles, California. 2014

“Musician”
Exhibited at the Pete and Susan Barret Art Gallery in Los Angeles, California. 2014

“Goats”
Honorable Mention at the MOSCOW International Foto Awards - MIFA 2014 Honorable Mention at the International Photography Awards 2014

“Goats”
Exhibited at the Drescher Hall Photography Gallery in Los Angeles, California. 2014

“Goats”
Exhibited at the Pete and Susan Barret Art Gallery in Los Angeles, California. 2014

“Orishas, Santeria in Cuba”
Exhibited in Miami Beach, Florida. 2014

“The Other Island”
Exhibited at the III Encuentro Internacional de Fotografía, Cuba Foto 2014 La Moderna Gallery in Havana, Cuba.

“The Other Island”
Exhibited at Emilio Rodríguez Merlín Gallery in Güira de Melena, Cuba. Presented by the Photograph Library of Cuba. November, 2014