jessica alazraki

jessica alazraki

New York, NY, United States

About jessica alazraki

Jessica Alazraki was born and raised in Mexico City and is based in N.Y.C. since 1998. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Universidad Anáhuac, a Diploma in Graphic Design from Parsons School of Design, a Certificate in Drawing & Painting from The New York Academy of Art.

She has exhibited her work in the U.S. in three solo exhibitions and over 40 group shows in both the U.S. and Mexico. She completed the Trestle Art Space Residency Program in 2020 and participated in the 2019 ARTWorks fellowship at JCAL. In 2019 she was accepted into the Creative Capital N.Y.C. “El taller program,” in collaboration with Hemispheric Institute.

In 2020 she was awarded by the Queens Art Fund the New Work Grant recipient. Her work got published in a few publications, including New American Paintings, No. 152, Northeast Issue. The Diane Etienne Founders Award, from Stamford Art Association, 2020. Shortlist Hopper Price and 2020 winner of the MvVo AdArt Show. She received “The Award of Excellence” from Huntington Arts Council. She was given an “Honorable Mention Award” by the Barrett Art Center at the Circle Foundation for the Arts and the prize for second place at the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition. Received “The Passion Project Award” and the “Artdex Award.”
Member of the New Latinx Art Collective.

Education

NY Academy of Art
MFA Studies
2015-2016

NY Academy of Art
Certificate in Drawing & Painting
CE 2010-2015

Long Island Academy of Fine Art
Atelier Armetta
2012-2014

Parsons School of Design, NY
Diploma Course in Graphic Design
2000-2001

Universidad Anáhuac Ciudad de México
Bachelor in Communications
1990-1995

Events

AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS

2021 Issue 52, Northeastern
New American Paintings

2020 New Work Grant recipient founded by Queens Arts Found & The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Artist Residency & Training Workshop Series Inc.
ARTWorks, Inc.
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL)
Jerome Foundation

ARTDEX
Inaugural Art Competition
2018

Passion Project Award
Booooooom Design Inc.
08/2018

Color
Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition
Best of show silver
2nd Place
07/28/18

Circle Foundation for the Arts
Honorable Mention Award
2017

New Directors '17
Barrett Art Center
33rd Annual National Juried Exhibition
2nd Place
10/07/17

Self-Portrait
Huntington Arts Council
Award of Excellence
04/10/2015

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBIT

Portraits of Latinx Immigrants
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning
11-12/2020

Jessica Alazraki New Work
Artifact Gallery
New York, NY
02/27/2019-03/05/2019

Celebrating Latino Life
West Side Arts Coalition
New York, NY
05/10, 05/13. 05/14, 2017

GROUP EXHIBITS

Life in a Pressure Cooker- Young Spaces Views, 2020
Personal Prospecting- Trestle Art Space Gallery,
Brooklyn, NY 2020
Contemporary Portraiture: Redefining the Figure, Visionary Art Collective, 2020
Artists to Artists- New York Academy of Art,
New York, NY 2020
Third Coast Biennial 2020- K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, Tx
Trestle Members Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY, 2020
MvVo Ad Art Show, Oculus, New York, NY, 2020
2020 South Queens Biennial York College Fine Arts Gallery, CUNY & The Miller Gallery, JCAL. Queens, NY. Take Home a Nude , Sotheby's Auction House. New York, NY. 2019
ARTWorks Inc Seminar Fellows Exhibition, Miller Gallery, JCAL. Queens, NY. 2019
Site:Brooklyn- Red. Brooklyn, NY. 2019
Helplessness- Experimental Space Gallery.
Queens, NY. 2019
9th Festival Group Show, Factory Gallery 2,
Queens, NY. 2019
May Group Show, Green Kill Gallery, Kingston, NY. 2019
We Believe RJD Gallery, Bridge Hampton, NY. 2019
Saturated: An Eye for Color, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY. 2019
Expo 38 Competition- b. j. Spoke Gallery.
Huntington, NY. 2019
LIC Arts Open- Factory Gallery 2, Queens, NY. 2019
México- Aguafuerte Galería, Mexico City, Mx. 2018
Somewhat Unwanted- Santo Santa Gallery,
Mexico City, Mx. 2018
Arts Open Summer Exhibition- Factory Gallery 2,
Queens, NY. 2018
Color- Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition.
Brooklyn, NY. 2018
Typical America- Field Projects Gallery,
New York, NY. 2018
5 Napkin Show- Factory Gallery 2. Queens, NY. 2018
For Woman- Rockaway Artists Alliance, Rockaway Point, NY. 2018
Mind-Sets- Green Kill Gallery, Kingston, NY. 2018
Once Upon A Dream - Era Contemporary. Philadelphia, PA. 2017
Color: Primary to Tertiary- Site: Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. 2017
26th Annual Benefit Art Auction- Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA. 2017
New Directors '17- Barrett Art Center.
Poughkeepsie, NY. 2017
Te amo México/I love you Mexico- Pan y Circo.
Mexico City, Mx. 2017
SINGLE FAIR 4, High-line Stages. New York, NY. 2017
We The People- Barrett Art Center.
Poughkeepsie, NY. 2017
28th International Juried- Viridian Artists Inc.
New York, NY. 2017
47th Annual Juried Members Exhibition- New Britain Museum of America Art. New Britain, CT. 2017
ICONIC Black Panther- Gregorio Escalante Gallery.
Los Angeles, CA. 2017
Site: Brooklyn- Cut and Paste: Contemporary Collage. Brooklyn, NY. 2017
Música Visual- La Casa del Caballero Águila. Cholula Puebla, Mx. 2017
Take Home a Nude, Sotheby's Auction House.
New York, NY. 2016
Black & White- One Art Space. New York, NY. 2015
Self-Portrait- Huntington Arts Council.
Long Island, NY. 2015