Eleonora Ronconi was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her work explores ideas of memory, family and the perception of home, based on her experiences as an immigrant with a ties to two worlds.
After four years in Medical School, she shifted gears and received a BA in Scientific Literary Translation and Conference Interpreting in her hometown of Buenos Aires. After a move to the United States, she began to create fine art photography as yet another language.
Eleonora has taken intensive photographic workshops at Santa Fe Photography Workshops, Maine Media Workshops and LACP among others. Workshop instructors included Sam Abell, Ed Kashi, Mary Ellen Mark and Cig Harvey.
Her work has been selected to participate in several group and solo exhibitions around the globe, including the Triton Museum, the Griffin Museum, Building Bridges Art Gallery, Rayko Photo Center, Verve Gallery and San Francisco Arts Commission in the US, Festival de la Luz in Buenos Aires, and Fotofever in Paris. Her photographs are in the collections of several museums and also in private collections. Her first solo exhibition was in her native Buenos Aires in 2009.
Her photographs have been featured in publications such as A Photo Editor, Aesthetica Magazine, Le Journal de la Photographie, Palo Alto Weekly, Lenscratch and Fraction Magazine among others.
Eleonora now divides her time between California and Buenos Aires, together with her husband, photographer Paccarik Orue, and their dog Frankie.