Behind the unknown artist is the photographer Oliver Haupt and his team. His work was recently selected and awarded at the AOP London Photographers Award, at PX3
Prix de la Photographie, Paris. Other Awards include Luerzers' Archive 200 Best International Ad Photographers, AOP Open London, AFP Spain, Cannes, El Sol y Anuncios.
Before becoming a photographer he studied art and advertising and worked in various agencies as an art director, then he founded the unknown artist, a studio which specializes
in photography and retouching. Oliver now creates images for advertising, magazines, industry, direct clients and galleries. the unknown artist is a small outfit, which when necessary
offers the added flexibility of teaming up with other production companies. Oliver feels comfortable with both, large scale productions as well as smaller more intimate projects.
His main role in production is the subtle and effective way of directing people and contributing vital enthusiasm, energy and style to each project. He is passionate about his work
and this is evident in the unbroken dedication given to every project from the initial stages to the final result.
The ¨Jet¨ Series is Winner in the AOP Photographers Awards 2012 as Best In Category.
In 2011 Oliver gets selected to shoot the international Cacique Campaign for Diageo with the Advertising Agency The Farm.
¨Nature Morte¨ is Winner in the AOP Photographers Awards 2012 as Best In Category.
The series ¨Anna¨ wins a Silver Medal in the PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Paris 2012. At the same award ceremony
Olivers' work receives a Gold Medal for ¨Nature Morte¨ and five Honorable Mentions in various sections.
The portraits of Pau Gasol for Banco Popular for the Agency R* wins a Silver Medal at the Lux Awards at the AFP Spain, 2010.
In the same festival Olivers' work recieves one Gold Medal, another Silver Medal and two Bronze Medals.
In 2010 Oliver creates the campaign visuals for the new Mercedes-Benz Class M.
The Agency behind this is El Laboratorio. The work is published in the Design Magazine Matador.
The J.Walter Thompsons Corona Campaign about Madrid, with Olivers' photos is finalist at Cannes Ad Festival in 2010. It is also finalist at El Sol 2011.
The series ¨Fight the Hoodie¨ for the H Magazine recieives an Honorable Mention at the PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Paris 2012.
For the 2012/13 edition of Luerzers' Archive 200 Best Advertising Photographers, the series gets selected making this the third
consecutive year Olivers' work entering the special.
This image for Mercedes-Benz for the agency El Laboratorio wins in the print section at the awards of ¨ Los Anuncios del Año 2011.¨
The ad gets published in the Matador Design Magazine.
The series ¨Mujeres Maltratados¨ for the El Pais weekly magazine wins a Silver Medal at AFP Lux Awards in 2008.
The Luerzers' 200 Best Advertising Photographers 2012/13 selects four fotos from the series Kids. The pictures also get an
Honorable Mention at the PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Paris 2012, and a Lux Silver at the AFP Lux Awards 2010.
The series ¨Wild Thing¨ gets published in the H Magazine, wins a Gold Medal at the AFP Awards in 2010
and enters the Luerzers' 200 Best Advertising Photographers 2012/13.
The shots of famous Spanish Creative Directors for the Art Directors Club of Spain receives
a Bronze Medal at El Sol Festival in 2009 and a Silver Medal at AFP Lux Award 2010.
The photograph ¨Teddy¨ gets selected for the Luerzers 200 Best Advertising
Photographers in 2008 and is Finalist at the AFP Lux Awards in the same year.
The series ¨Little Heroes¨ for the El Pais weekly magazine gets selected as Finalist at the AFP Lux Awards 2011.
The series ¨Conversos¨ for the El Pais weekly magazine receives a Bronze Medal at the AFP Lux Awards 2007.
The photo for Chillout is Finalist at the AOP Open at London 2011, it also gets selected by the Luerzers'
Archive 200 Best Advertising Photographers 2010 and the series receives an AFP Lux Bronze Award in 2010.
The series ¨Nature Morte¨ wins a Gold Medal at PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Paris 2012.
The image ¨Hada¨ gets a Honorable Mention at PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Paris 2012.
This Photograph Oliver did for Diageo / Larios for the Madrid based Agency Diluvia.
This is the last campaign for the Fortuna Racing Team with Olivers' photos,
before the ban on cigarette advertising was enforced in Spain.