ALVIE J. GARCIA
Photographer, creative individual, traveler and aspiring filmmaker, originally from the rural area
of Monteverde and based in San José.
Active member of the Artistic Photography Association of Costa Rica.
Currently studying Social Sciences with a focus
in Photography and Sciences of Communication with a focus in Audiovisual Production at the
Latin University of Costa Rica, and a Specialization in Graphic Design at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).
Former teacher in Theatrical Production Technology at MFS Monteverde with the direction of the National Theatre Company. Winner of Canon Best Photography award
With five years of experience in theatrical production, as Tech Director, Lighting Designer, Art Director, and Assistant Set Designer for companies like FCCMT and Danza U
(University of Costa Rica).
HONORS & AWARDS
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT, BBA Circle Gallery, Berlin Germany 2020
CURATED WORK by The Print Swap, Feature Shoot, 2019-2020
COLLABORATOR, Photography with Purpose [Workshop], El Bloque Documental, 2018
BEST PHOTOGRAPHY, Calle X, Canon & Imax de Costa Rica, 2017
CERTIFICATION, Street Photography Workshop, Canon & Imax de Costa Rica, 2017
QUALIFICATION JUDGE in Drama & Performing Arts, Monteverde Student Arts Festival, 2015
TECHNICAL THEATRE MASTERCLASS, National Theatre Company, 2012
CERTIFICATION, Lighting Design, National Theatre Company, 2012
Ambassador for the brand TenTree, which empowers everyone to plant trees with their purchases, while offering sustainably made products for everyone to enjoy.
In addition, I am an ambassador for BeyondBeanie, a social fashion brand that combines fashion with solidarity to help change lives. Every time you purchase an item, you are empowering an artisan and helping a child in need.