Minta Maria is a photographer based in Austin, Texas. After graduating from the University of Texas with a concentration in photography, she worked as a documentary photographer for UNICEF in the Latin America and Caribbean regions. In 2011, she received her MFA in Photography, Video & Related Media from the School of Visual Arts. The major themes that make up her work are the people and places of Texas and Latin America . She is currently focused on projects in Texas – Nativo and The Springs.