Tiago was born in Serro, MG, Brazil and crossed the Tijuana/San Diego border with his hammily at the age of 6, being always back and forth from Brazil and USA.
Has a BA in advertising, straight after graduation went to Hallmark institute of Photography, MA, USA graduating in 2007.
Moved to NYC and worked as a Photo Assistant to several photographers from 2007 to 2009.
Started Tiago Nunes Fotografia in 2009 as mostly a still-life photographer, but has always been drawn to portraiture on personal projects.
In 2013 started art school in Escola UEMG, Guignard, Belo Horizonte, when got in touch with a different facet of photography and embraced portraiture, drawing interest especially for the relational and ethnographical aspects of it.
In 2017 was selected for his first solo Exhibition in the "CameraSete" on a national open call and in the same year also was a runner up for the "Prêmio Nacional de fotografia Pierre Verger"one of the most prestigious art photography prizes in Brazil.