Jessica Suarez is a documentary photographer and filmmaker who specializes in non-profit, environmental and editorial storytelling in Latin America and the United States. Through her work she explores humans’ relationship to the environment, scientific research, wildlife, and wild spaces. She also is the multimedia director at the conservation non-profit, Tropical Conservation Fund. Most recently, she can be found in the Peruvian Amazon or Atlanta, GA, USA.
She holds a master's degree in Multimedia, Photography and Design from S.I. Newhouse School of Communications, Syracuse University and a bachelor's degree in Cultural Anthropology from Colby College. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, ViewFind, Scalawag Magazine, Greenpeace and Catchlight. She has exhibited with Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA, Photoville, Brooklyn, NY, Light Work Student Invitational, Syracuse, NY, Newhouse One, Syracuse, NY, and Awamaki, Ollantaytambo, Peru.
She was selected for the West Award, Momenta Project New Orleans, and was a recipient of the Lui Multiculturalism Scholarship from Syracuse University and recently participated in an artist-in-residence with Amazon Conservation Association, Villa Carmen Biological Station, Peru. She is also currently an International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) grantee.
She has previously worked with Amazon Conservation Association, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, American Society of Hematology, The Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, The American Legion and The School for Field Studies. She is a member of Women Photograph and NPPA.
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