Based in Mexico City & Miami, FL 

Alicia Vera is a photographer based between Mexico City and Miami, FL. Upon moving to San Francisco, CA and studying at the Academy of Art University, Alicia began to document the complex lives of sex workers. Eventually she moved to Mexico City to freelance full time and rediscover her families' roots. She is an Eddie Adams XXIII alumni, is part of Reportage for Getty Images after winning the Getty Emerging Talent Award in 2013, and was shortlisted for Burn Magazine's Emerging Photography Fund 2013.

Selected clients include: The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Al Jazeera America, BuzzFeed News, Condé Nast Traveler, Airbnb, Nestle, Malala Fund, Delta Sky Magazine, Dwell Magazine, Smirnoff Vodka, Neon, Lufthansa Magazine, Christianity Today and Vice.

Exhibitions and Artist Talks:

2017 - Women Photograph's "Insider/Outsider" Group Exhibit in Photoville, New York City, NY

2017- Refinery 29's "Body Talk" Group Exhibit in Photoville, New York City, NY

2017 - Enamorados de La Mujer Barbuda Exhibit- Los Angeles, CA

2016 -  ENIF Docufricción -  Centro de Imagen -  Mexico City

2015 - Electric Pussy Group Exhibit - Espacio Artereal -  Mexico City

2015 - Eden - Encuentro Fotografico Mexico - Puebla, Mexico

2014 - Art and Letters Day - Miami Dade College - Miami, FL 

2014 - Tania Exhibit - Foro Alicia -  Mexico City

2012 - "Open Show" Group Exhibit -Rayko Photo Center  - San Francisco, CA 

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