Profile

Jessica is a linguist, writer, and photographer. Through her educational background in geography and professional experience in the social justice field, she has gained the ability to critically investigate and document an array of subject matter

Publications

Remezcla:
(2017) A Glimpse into the Life of a Selena Tribute Artist (photographs)
(2017) Helemozão Fotopoesia is a Brazilian Photo Project Centered on Black Joy, Love and Excellence
(2016) Brazilian Photographer Felipe Dana Reveals the Beauty and Brutality of Life in Rio’s Favelas
(2016) We Talked to 5 Young Bahia Artists Fighting to Keep Their Cultural Institutions Alive

Photography Exhibitions

(2017) Group Exhibition, “Queer Grito” Esperanza Center, San Antonio TX
(2017) Group Exhibition, “Creative Women Unite: Labels” BlueOrange, Houston TX
(2016) Group Exhibition, “Explicitly Chingona”, East End Gallery, Houston TX
(2015) Group Exhibition, “The Art of Revolution, East End Gallery, Houston TX
(2014) Solo Exhibition, “Las Caras de Centro America, Liberty Station, Houston TX
(2014) Group Exhibition, “Una Promesa: Altar de los Inmigrantes Doshi House, Houston TX

Translations

Service Employee International Union (SEIU):
(2017) Web Pages Translations
(2017) Internal Organizers in Training Recruitment

UNESCO Brazil
(2016) Experiences Involving Assessment of Digital Technologies in Education- Working Papers

Conference Presentations

(2016) Zine Fest Houston: Digital storytelling and other Alternatives Workshop
(2014) “Mujeres en Medio: Feminist Anarchist Collectives as Legacies of the Mexican Revolution Round Table Discussion at Illustrating Anarchy and Revolution: Mexican Legacies of Global Change, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Awards

(2017) Individual Artist Grant: Houston Arts Alliance

Education

(2013) B.A. in Geography, University of Texas, Austin, TX.

Languages

English: Read, write, and speak fluently
Spanish: Read, write, and speak fluently
Portuguese: Read, write, and speak fluently