EDUCATION
Candidate, Master of Fine Arts, Computer Graphics, Long Island University, Brooklyn NY 
2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Computer Art, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY 
2012 Certificate of Completion, Adobe Graphics & Web Design CS5, NetCom Learning, Adobe Training Classes, New York, NY 
2010 Associate of Science Degree, Animation Art &Design, The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL 
2005 Associate of Arts Degree, Computer Art & Animation, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL
 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Photographer's Forum Magazine - 38th Annual Spring Photography Contest 
Featured one Black & White Photography published in a book called Best of Photography 2018

2018 Blank Wall Gallery Athens, Greece 
Featured one photograph called Manhattan Bridge - digitally showcased at GuruShots - City Scenes Exhibition 

2018 Fujifilm Print Life: 2018 Photo Exhibition – Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central, New York, NY 
Featured ten photographs pieces on a wall display

2018 Society Education of Photography - Online Gallery 
Featured photograph on home page website from September thru December

2018 Black and White Magazine | For Collectors of Fine Photography 
Online Gallery: Black & White Portfolio Contest 2018 - https://www.bandwmag.com/photographs?search=Jessica+Alva

2018 Long Island University, Selena Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
Portraits for Lauren Mc Kowen thesis project called Limitless

2018 Society of Photographic Education, Philadelphia, PA 
Open printed portfolio called Animae for reviewers and curators

2017 Long Island University, Selena Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
Portraits for Puja Shah thesis project called Duality

2016 American Society of Media Photographers, Brooklyn, NY 
Open printed portfolio review called Portraits for reviewers, curators and employers

2015 Long Island University, Selena Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
Ancestry utilizing mixed media of digital illustrations, 3D modeling stills, 3D sculpting

2010 The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Broward Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL 
3D Environment Demo Reel and Printed Portfolio for reviewers, curators and employers

2003 Miami Dade College, Miami Dade College's Centre Gallery, Miami, FL 
Featured two Black & White Photograph pieces untitled

2002 Miami Dade College, Miami Dade College's Centre Gallery, Miami, FL 
Featured one Black & White Photograph piece called Self Portrait

AWARDS
2018 Photographer’s Forum Magazine 
Finalist Certificate: 38th Annual Spring Photography Contest

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS 
Society of Photographic Education
American Society of Media Photographers
Penumbra Foundation 

LANGUAGE
Spanish 

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