Biography

Dominic Bracco II is a multidisciplinary artist  who places his work in bold installations that include photography, sculpture, video, and performance. With this work, he creates narratives about human connection and the cycles of life and death. He points to our interactions with geography, history, and the natural world. His process is informed by journalistic research and an animistic worldview.

His work has received broad recognition, including the W. Eugene Smith Fellowship and the Tim Hetherington Visionary Award. Bracco's multimedia installations have been exhibited in solo shows at El Museo del Hijo del Ahuizote in Mexico City and Cortona on the Move in Italy. His art is featured in collections at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the Worcester Art Museum and in private collections. As an actor, he most recently plays Dick in six episodes of the Mexican production La Cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta on Amazon Prime. Bracco’s reporting has appeared in National Geographic Magazine, The New York Times MagazineHarper’s, Smithsonian Magazine, and many others.

Born in Corpus Christi, Texas, Bracco currently resides in El Pescadero, Baja California Sur, Mexico, with his wife, Meghan Dhaliwal, who is also an artist. Both are National Geographic Explorers.

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