Marcela Taboada is a freelance photographer based in Oaxaca, Mexico, who works on long-term stories. She has received many national and international accolades, including a Hasselblad Foundation scholarship and a National Geographic All Roads Photography award. Her work is in the collections of the Hasselblad Center, the Sonoma Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, the Wittliff Collections in Texas, and the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, among others. She has twice received the National System of Art Creators Award in Mexico.
Marcela has taught workshops for the Manuel Álvarez Bravo Photographic Center and from 1996 to 2012 she produced workshops in Oaxaca with Mary Ellen Mark.