MARÍA JOSÉ D' AMICO was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1972, she lives and works in Buenos Aires, where she works on space as a witness, on family disintegration and memory and identity reconstruction through Visual Arts.
She studied Filmmaking and she worked in Publicity Film for several years. In 2000, she decided to dedicate herself entirely to Photography.
Her works has been exhibited in galleries and institutions such as: British Art Centre (BAC) (2010, Bs. As. Argentina), Paraty em Foco (2010, Brasil), 5 FotoFestPoA (2011, Brasil).FotoGalería del Teatro General San Martín (2012, Argentina).Centro Cultural Recoleta (Descubrimientos Encuentros Abiertos- Festival de la Luz 2012, Bs. As. Argentina), Archivo de Bogotá (Fotográfica Bogotá 2013, Colombia). Blue Sky (2013, Portland,USA). 9.980 kilómetros, El horizonte que nos separa, DA2 (2014, Salamanca, España). Nave Cultural (2014, Mendoza, Argentina).
She has received the prize of the International Forum of Portfolios 2010, XVI Encuentros Abiertos – Festival de la Luz.
She has participated in several colective exhibitions.
In 2008, she released a book called "Imágenes Latentes, diario de viaje" ("Dormant Pictures, travel journal"), which is an only-one copy, exposed in Feria del Libro de Autor Espacio Ecléctico and also in Feria Internacional de Libros de Artista, Fotoseptiembre, (2009, Mexico).
Her works is part of private and public collections such as: English Culture Association (Asociación Cultural Inglesa) and the British Arts Centre, Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes (Argentina), FotoMuseo (Bogotá, Colombia) y Portland Art Museum, (Oregon, USA).