André Cepeda (1976) began exhibiting regularly in 1999, the year in which he received a residency grant to work at the Espace Photographique Contretype in Brussels. Since then, he has undertaken several institutional commissions and been an artist in residence, showing his work in many solo and group exhibitions the world over. In 2007, he was shortlisted for the EDP New Artists Prize, in 2010, he was nominated for the BESPhoto Photography Prize and in 2011, he was shortlisted for the Paul Huf Award from the Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam. Publication has been an important aspect of his work. Since 2008, he has run Inc. Livros e edições de autor, a bookshop specializing in art books. He also founded the Blues Photography Studio in 2005 in Oporto, where he produces work for many photographers, institutions and galleries, including printing, scanning and taking photographs. Cepeda is represented in a number of public and private collections.