Artist Bio

Jessica Ofelia is a visual geographer and storyteller. Coupled with her background in journalism and social justice organizing, she uses photography as a way to document and reimagine immigrant narratives, particularly that of the Central American Diaspora. In Spring 2017, she was awarded an Individual Artist Grant from the Houston Arts Alliance and the City of Houston for her work on the Central American population in Houston. Jessica is currently completing a Master of Journalism at UC Berkeley.