Born in 1953 in Madrid, Javier Vallhonrat studied Painting at the Fine Arts Faculty of the University of Madrid in the early 70’s. Just after receiving a degree in Fine Arts at the University of Madrid, he reached international recognition while contributing his photos to several fashion designers and for Cond? Nast Publications. In 1992 he broadened his interest in photography and began creating advertising films, while on the side teaching photography at the Cuenca School of Fine Arts (1997). Today, while continuing his contribution of photos for French Vogue, Italian Vogue, Japanese Vogue, Mixte, Big, among others, Javier also teaches creative photography in various universities in Spain. Javier Vallhonrat resides in Madrid ; his personal work can be regularly seen in expositions all over the world.
EDITORIAL WORK :
Big Magazine USA. Glamour France. Mixte. New York Times Magazine. View and Color Magazine. Vogue France. Vogue Italy. Vogue Japan. Vogue Spain. Vogue UK.
PUBLICITY CAMPAIGNES :
Ayura (cosmetics). Azzaro (perfume). BNP Paribas. Cacharel (perfume/cosmetics). Carte Noire. Casadei (shoes). Chlo?. Chopard Perfumes (Wish and others). Christian Lacroix. Coca-Cola. Comme des Gar?ons. Eau Future (perfume). Faliero Sarti (fabrics). Fructis (hair). Gaz de France. Gitanes. Guerlain. Halston & Borghese (perfume). Jesus del Pozo (perfumes). Jil Sander. Joan Vass (fashion). John Galliano. Krizia. Lanc?me. Martine Sitbon. Mo?t et Chandon. Neiman Marcus. Nescaf?. Nicole Matsuda (fashion). Paloma Picasso. Pomellato. Shiseido. Swarovski. Sybilla. Telefunken (hifi).
COMMERCIAL FILMS :
Bio Danone. Cacharel (Eden perfume). Eau Future (perfume). Fructis (hair). Gaz de France. L’Or?al (hair). Nescaf?. Yves Saint Laurent (make-up).
Carla Bruni. Charlotte Gainsbourg. Lou Doillon. Rie Rasmussen. Sylvie Fleurie. Sophie Dahl.