ALVIE J. GARCIA

Photographer・Retoucher

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

Calle X.

 

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

CURATED WORK by The Print Swap, Feature Shoot, 2020

CURATED WORK by The Print Swap, Feature Shoot, 2019

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

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.

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