Ricardo Báez (Caracas, 1983) is a graphic designer who focuses on book design.
More recently, he has been involved with artist’s books, art catalogues and photobooks as designer, editor, and collector.

Awards, Features, Exhibitions, Talks, Workshops:
–– Jury member. FOLA® Photobook Award, Argentina. 2018
–– Re-Editing / Re-designing / Re-visiting: Robert Frank’s The Americans, Workshop. FOLA®, Argentina. 2018
–– Why does design matter in a photobook? Workshop. La Cueva Casa Editorial (Madrid), Spain. 2018
–– Curso/Discurso Talk feat. Gonzalo Golpe. Ivory Press (Madrid), Spain. 2018
–– Photobook design Talk. CDF. Centro de Fotografía de Montevideo, Uruguay. 2018
–– Jury member. San José Photo Fest, Uruguay. 2018
–– Walter Tiemann Preis shortlisted. Germany. 2018
–– Best Book Design from all over the World. Stiftung Buchkunst, Germany. 2018
–– FotoTaxi Workshop. FOLA®, Argentina. 2017
–– 10×10’s CLAP! Reading Room. FOLA®, Argentina. 2017
–– Extra Magazine #22. FOMU (Fotomuseum Provincie Antwerpen), Belgium. 2017
–– Graphic Design Festival Scotland International Poster Exhibition, Scotland. 2017
–– The Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards shortlist, USA/France. 2017
–– Los mejores libros de fotografía del año. PhotoEspaña. Biblioteca Nacional de Madrid, Spain. 2017
–– XXXVII Exposición Los mejores libros para niños y jóvenes. Banco del Libro, Venezuela. 2017
–– 10×10’s CLAP! Reading Room. Hirsch Library – Houston Museum of Fine Arts, USA. 2017
–– 10×10’s CLAP! Talk. Aperture Foundation – New York, USA. 2016
–– 1st Prize Dummy Award Kassel 8. Kassel FotoBook Festival, Germany. 2016
–– Special Mention at Les Rencontres d’Arles Dummy Book Award, France. 2016
–– Unseen Dummy Award, Netherlands. 2016
–– MACK’s First Book Award shortlist, England. 2016
–– PhotoBook Bristol’s Dummies and First Book Table selection, England. 2016
–– Sol Calero’s Casa de Cambio. Art Basel, Switzerland. 2016
–– The Illustrated Ape (The Pass it on Issue), England. 2015-2016
–– Sol Calero’s Caracas. Sala Mendoza, Venezuela. 2015
–– XXXV Exposición Los mejores libros para niños y jóvenes. Banco del Libro, Venezuela. 2015
–– Sagrario Berti’s Realidades Instantáneas. Sala TAC, Venezuela. 2015
–– XVII Salón Jóvenes con FIA. Inside/Out the Book, Venezuela. 2014
–– Tribute to Juan Sánchez Peláez. GBG ARTS®, Venezuela. 2013
–– III Bienal Iberoamericana de Diseño. Matadero Madrid, Spain. 2012
–– The White Ravens. Internationale Jugendbibliothek, Germany. 2012
–– Snímky Archive (2008-2009, 2011), England. 2011
–– XXX Exposición Los mejores libros para niños y jóvenes. Banco del Libro, Venezuela. 2010
–– Snímky (Fall 2008), England. 2009
–– British Council’s 21st Century Souvenirs, Venezuela. 2007
–– Graniph Design Award (Bronze) – Tokyo, Japan. 2007

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