Nilton Santolin, a photographer from Porto Alegre, started his career in 1984. Joining the reporter's attention to the aesthetics of advertising, he carried out several projects that portray the daily life and architecture of cities in Brazil and abroad. Besides the strong performance in professional photography groups and exhibitions in Rio Grande do Sul, he has already exhibited his works in Rio de Janeiro, Uruguay and Switzerland.
His most recent work is the photo book commemorating the 20 years of UNICRED RS, which are portrayed in black and white forty cities of Rio Grande do Sul, as a result of this work follows a traveling exhibition of eleven photographs of the State book . Santolin has photos that are part of the MARGS collection Rio Grande do Sul Art Museum, Ado Malagoli. Defining itself as "an imaginary spoiler of details", its greater interest is to impact the viewer by the lightness or strangeness of the image.