Sebastian Montalvo was born in 1989 in Lima, Peru. He is a documentary photographer, a storyteller and an image based journalist currently living in New York.

Since he started studying journalism in Lima, his need for human stories has led him to travel throughout more than 20 countries and to publish several stories in different media around the world.

In 2014 he was awarded with the Emerging Talent award by Getty Images.

He has exhibited his work in Lima and New York.