Patricio Crooker


Teacher of Photography, Evangelical University

Patricio Crooker is a documentary photographer and visual storyteller with a degree in Journalism from Texas Christian University. With more than 20 years of experience as a photographer, reporter and editor, Crooker has contributed with many local and international news organizations. He is the author of more than five photography books including, “Testimonio: Un Homenaje a los excombatientes de la Guerra del Chaco”, “Moxos Ichapekene Piesta”, “Lo Que La Tierra Nos Da”, “Los Alteños” and “Salar”. Crooker has exhibited in many local and international venues, some of the most important solo exhibits are: “Amazons: Portraits and Places” at the National Museum of Art in La Paz and at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Santa Cruz in 2001. “Fighters” in the Cultural Center Estación Mapocho in Santiago, Chile in 2008. In 2013 Crooker was invited to participate in the “Ojo Salvaje” International Photo Festival in Asunción, Paraguay. Crooker is a member of everydaylatinamerica and everydaybolivia on Instagram. In the year 2018 he was one of 20 tutors in the 20Fotografos Bolivia, international photo workshop, sponsored by National Geographic in Concepción, Bolivia. Patricio is also a University teacher of photography at the Evangelical University in Santa Cruz, Bolivia and at the Catholic University in La Paz, Bolivia. Now Patricio is working on a seven-year project creating a photo, video and sound collection for the Bicentennial of Bolivia which is going to be celebrated in the year 2025.