Born on November 3.
Publishes the book La ría del Nervión: Bilbao metropolitano, supported by a grant from the provincial government of Vizcaya.
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao chooses Ortiz to photographically document the construction of the museum’s building.
Wins first prize in the II Concurso Internacional Ciudad de Oviedo.
Wins first prize in the Imagínate Euskadi photography competition, sponsored by Banco Central Hispano. Publishes the book Caosmos, supported by a grant from the government of Vizcaya.
Participates in the XIV Muestra de Arte Joven, organized by the Instituto Nacional de la Juventud in Madrid.
Receives first prize in the Villa de Madrid photography competition, organized by the Madrid City Council. Exhibits at the Archivo Foral de Álava in Vitoria, Spain, and Galería Juan Manuel Lumbreras in Bilbao.