JESSICA ALAZRAKI

VISUAL ARTIST (Mexico - New York)

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 3 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 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. Shortlist Hopper Price and 2020 winner of the MvVo AdArt Show. 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.”