Sidarta Corral, born in Mexico City in 1972, grew up in the Veracruz state capital Xalapa and on a family organic farm in the nearby municipality of Xico. His vocation as a photographer started at young age when he started using a Mamiya 35mm and reading photography books belonging to his Mother. He grew up very close to nature and was surrounded by opportunities to capture images in the mist forest in the mountainous region of Veracruz.
He received an alternative education at active primary schools with a focus on the arts and home-schooling. He later went on to learn the art from acclaimed photographers and professors at the renowned university for Fine Arts, Universidad Veracruzana, such as Teúl Moyrón, Fernando Meza, Héctor Vicario and Sergio Maldonado. He has worked as a graphic designer and photographer for his family business and organic produce for many years, as sports photography for white-water river rafting companies in Veracruz, and as a freelance commercial photographer for tourism, real estate, theatre, portraits and more.
Previous exhibitions include solo exhibitions at Manantial de las Flores and Urbana, in Xalapa, Veracruz, and collective exhibitions in La Galería in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico and with Cork Camera Group in Cork School of Music and Cork Vision Centre winning best photography in one of them. In 2015 he has exhibit in Cork's Wandesford Quay Gallery a solo exhibition called "Abstract Reality" and In La Galería in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Fundación Sebastian, Mexico city and Fototeca, Veracruz, Mexico in 2016, In Galería Ramón Alva de la Canal, Xalapa, Veracruz in 2017, and in Museo Regional, Cholula, Puebla and Centro Cultural Palmas, Xalapa, Veracruz in 2018 a project called "De Rocas, Arena y Agua" a photo essay of the Irish coast, also in 2018 parcipate in the collective exhibition “Libro de Artista” with his book "De Rocas, Arena y Agua" a photo essay of the Irish coast.
He now spend his time beetween Mexico and Ireland Capturing images in both countries, working in several projects that would love to share sometime soon.