About

Hugo Zanzi is a photographer who creates compelling imagery for advertising and marketing. He delivers creative photography that makes the client’s products and services look visually exciting and commercially appealing. Hugo is based in Miami, FL.

His past work experience includes: creative director for J. Walter Thompson (Chile and Venezuela) and for McCann Erickson (Chile); art director and photographer for DM9 (Brazil); art director for Ogilvy & Mather (Brazil), and for Premier Maldonado (Puerto Rico). He joined J. Walter Thompson's international task forces in Argentina and Mexico. Hugo was responsible for major automotive advertising campaigns throughout Latin America, for Peugeot at McCann Erickson (Chile), Alfa Romeo launch at Norton (Brazil), and Ford Sierra launch at J. Walter Thompson (Venezuela). He has won numerous international awards.

Hugo has provided design, production, and photography services for direct clients in Miami, including: Philip Morris Latin America, Industria de Tabaco Leon Jimenez (Dominican Republic), Kraft Foods International, Sunbeam Oster, Nubeluz, Canal Sur, Natural Immunogenics, Fortune International, and Heico Aerospace Corporation.

Hugo’s background in Advertising and Fine Arts brings a high level of aesthetic value to his commercial photography work. He has a sense of how to organize things with a lens, a feeling of balance, and a clear idea of what to look for when shooting.

Member of PPA - Professional Photographers of America.


Nationally and Internationally Recognized Prizes and Awards.

CLIO / 2 Award Winner Certificates / Art Director
CLIO / Award Finalist Certificate / Art Director
NEW YORK FESTIVAL / Finalist Award Certificate / Creative Art Director
CREATIVE ART CLUB OF BRAZIL YEARBOOK (São Paulo) / Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards
FIAP (Ibero-American Advertising Festival) / First Place Award: Poster / Creative Art Director
CENTRAL DE OUTDOOR (Brazil) / 2nd and 3rd Place Awards / Art Director
ANDA (Venezuelan Association of Advertisers) / Gold Medal:Poster (Ford Motor of Venezuela) / Creative Director
ANDA / Gold Medal Award:The Best Advertising Campaign of the Year (Ford Motor of Venezuela) / Creative Director
ANDA / Gold Medal Award:The Best Catalog (Ford Motor of Venezuela) / Creative Director
ANDA / Honorable Mention:TV Commercial-Ford Sierra (Ford Motor of Venezuela) / Creative Director

Artistic Exhibitions / Showcases

32nd PARANA STATE MUSEUM EXPOSITION (Brazil) - Painting Category / Award Winner
III VISUAL ARTS EXPOSITION (Brazil) - Painting Category / Participant
XXIV MODERN ART NATIONAL EXPOSITION (Brazil) - Painting Category / Participant
I PLASTIC ARTS NATIONAL EXPOSITION (Brazil) - Painting Category / Participant
PLASTIC ARTS NATIONAL EXPOSITION - SOUZA CRUZ (Brazil) - Painting Category / Bronze Medal Award
I CONTEMPORARY ART EXPOSITION (Brazil) - Painting Category / Award Winner
REALISM - ART EXHIBT PAÇO DAS ARTES (Brazil) - Painting Category / Award Winner

Photography Art Publications/Exhibitions:

MIAMI HERALD publication (2006)
DIRECT ART MAGAZINE - Volume 13 -One Page Publication Award (2006)
DIRECT ART MAGAZINE - Volume 14 - One Page Publication Award (2007)
DIRECT ART MAGAZINE - Volume 14 - Strange Figurations - One Page Publication Award (2007)
DIRECT ART MAGAZINE Volume 16- Strange Figurations: One Page Publication Award (2009)
LIMNER GALLERY Exhibition, Hudson NY- Direct Art Magazine - Strange Figurations (2006)
AMBROSINO GALLERY Exhibition (Miami 2007)