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Self-portrait of Otero in her portrait titled "identity'"
Cristina Otero Pascual
November 29, 1995
Cristina Otero (born Cristina Otero Pascual; November 29, 1995) is a Spanish photographer and artist best known for her self portraits.
Otero is the youngest artist in Spain who has ever exhibited individually in an art gallery, when she was 15.
At 13, while watching America's Next Top Model, she found herself intrigued by the makeup, styling and poses that go into creating a major fashion photo shoot. Otero is self-taught.
Otero uses a Pentax K-5 for shooting, most of the time she takes self portraits, specializing in close-up. Otero is the youngest artist in Spain who has ever exhibited individually in an art gallery, at the age of 15.
Her portraits have been showcased in exhibits across Spain including the Kir Royal Gallery in Valencia from October 15, 2011 to January 15, 2012; and again from June 7–10, 2012 in participation of MadridFoto.
She has also exhibited in the "Fundación Caixa" in Carlet (Valencia, 2012) in the Fnac Marbella (Spain) (2013).
She also has an ad campaign with the Spanish train wheel company, Renfe (2012–2013).
In 2022, she was one of the judges of the Istock Awards annual inclusion grant.
In Spanish: Cristina Otero para niños
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