About Jim Platel

Born 1952  Chicago, Illinois

Currently lives in Tijuana, Mexico

Has worked extensively in the Southwestern United States, Mexico and Guatemala.

Current projects include new books of B&W works from Guatemala, 1983-1992 and Mexico, 1983-2015

Bibliography, publicity and awards

2015 July, San Diego Union Tribune Enlace, article re: book “La Muerte y su Día”

2015 June. El Mexicano, Feature article re: book, “La Muerte y su Día”

2015 Publication of book “Death and its’ Day”

2013 June, El Mexicano, feature article re: exhibition “Niños de Guatemala”

2013 January, El Mexicano, feature article re: photographer Jim Platel

2012 Magazine TijuaNeo feature article, “Un Fotografo Gringo Enamorado con Tijuana”

1984 Santa Cruz Good Times Weekly Newspaper, portfolio published

1983 Received scholarship to “The Friends of Photography Fall Landscape Workshop” with Ansel Adams, Linda Connor, Richard Misrach, Jay Dusard, Bruce Barnbaum and others