Luis's Delgado-Qualtrough's photographic work integrates narrative and sequential still images to create idea-driven content. His work has evolved from documentary to a more personal style using humor, and constructed images which reflects his Mexican origins and his european humanist education, with an American quest for the new. His works has been exhibited worldwide and his prints and artist books have been widely exhibited and are held by many museums, institutions and private collectors. He has recently published work in “Pulsion Urbaines: Photographie Latino-Américaine” & “Noches Fieras” by Toluca Editions, “Changing Circumstances: Looking at the future of the planet” by FotoFest International and featured in Katalog - Journal of Photography, Denmark. Luis Delgado started Malulu Editions to publish artistic works of unique cultural significance by an international group of visual artists. Malulu Editions works are available as photo books, artist books, editioned folios, and fine art prints.
Private & Public Collections: Alumnos 47, Mexico City, Mexico - Centro Fotográfico Manuel Álvarez Bravo , Oaxaca, Mexico - Bancroft Library, University of California Berkeley - Bibliotheque National, Paris, France - Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico Consejo Mexicano de Fotografia, Mexico City, Mexico - En Foco, Bronx, NY Fundacion - Estudio 13, Gral. Roca, Argentina - Harry Ranson Humanities Research Center, Austin, Texas - Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hannover, NH - Houston Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas - Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Michigan State University Libraries, East Lansing, Michigan - McFarlin Library, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma - Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark - Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Salta, Argentina - Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California - Saint Olaf College - UCLA Library, Los Angeles, California - Stanford University, Green Library, Stanford, California - The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, California - The Wittliff Collections, San Marcos, Texas - Union of Culture, Germany (DDR) - The Gilbert Cardenas Collection, South Bend , Indiana - The Graciela Iturbide Collection - The Jean-Louis Larivière Collection, Buenos Aires, Argentina - The Jane Levy Reed Collection, San Francisco, California - The Joaquim Paiva Collection, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - The Leticia & Stanislas Poniatowski Collection, Paris, France - The Elianne Thweat Collection, Houston, Texas.
Recognition: Arts & Letters Council, The Mexican Museum, San Francisco - Bienal de Fotografia, Mexico - Black Book, AR 100, Top Ten Annual Reports Communication Arts, Awards of Excellence - Discoveries of the Meeting Place, FotoFest - Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico - Foundation of Art & Culture. NY - Fototeca de Cuba - MexAm Foundation - Photo Americas - Photo Metro - Potrero Nuevo Fund - The Peter S Reed Foundation - Spider Awards.