Born in Lima, Peru in 1971. She has been living and working in Mexico for the best part of the last 20 years, having also spent a few years in Barcelona and more recently lives and sails around the world in a sailing boat.

Holds a degree in Communications by the University of Nuevo Mundo in Mexico and studies of photography in Gris Art School and the Institute of Journalism Studies, both in Barcelona.

Her personal work and photography projects has been exhibited in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Spain, Italy and Japan.

Has been photographer and photo editor for different magazines and publishing companies, including Travesía, Chilango, Travel & Leisure among others.


September 2010           
XIV Biennial of Photography
(series Fifteens)
Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City

June 2009                       
Portraits of the City by Grupo Editorial Expansion Time Inc
Rejas de Chapultepec, Mexico City

September 2006           
XII Biennial of Photography
(series Inward sight)
Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City

October 2005                       
How do you imagine your plaza?
Antimuseo de Arte Contemporaneo, Madrid, Spain

May 2002                       
Young Portfolio Acquisitions
Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Japan

June-July 1998           
Visual Arts Exhibition
University Museum El Chopo, Mexico City

August 1997                       
New Mexican photographers
Subway stations, Mexico City

June 1997                       
Writing with light
Del Notario Gallery, Montevideo, Uruguay

November 1996           
Photography Acquisitions
Galleria Civica, Modena, Italy

September 1997           
Young Photography
School of Journalism, Mexico City

September 1996           
Latin American Photography
 (series Gays photo collages)
Centro de la imagen, Mexico City

September 1995           
VI Biennal of Photography
(series Dreams of a room)
Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City

Itinerary Exhibitions:
Museum of Contemporary Art, Oaxaca, Mexico
Cultural Institute Cabanas, Guadalajara, Mexico
Old Navy Armory, San Juan, Puerto Rico


April-June 1997           
Image and Voices of Mexican Children
National Anthropology Museum, Mexico City


Mexico by Hand
Art, crafts and portraits of Mexican artisans
Editorial Pathos, Mexico, 2007

52 weekends in Mexico
Editorial Mapas, Mexico 2004

160 years of Mexican Photography
Editorial Oceano and Mexican Ministry of Culture Conaculta, 2004

Face of a truth
Portraits and testimonies of survivors of the holocaust
Editorial Memory and Tolerance, Mexico 2002

Visual dictionary of Mexico
Editorial Diamantina, 2002

Image and voices of Mexican Children
Portraits and interviews of Mexican Children under 10 years old
Mexican Ministry of Culture, Conaculta 

All images © Theda Acha