"Don't mind my messy hat hair, I had been camping in the Olympic National Park." - photograph by Elizabeth Stemmler

"Don't mind my messy hat hair, I had been camping in the Olympic National Park." - photograph by Elizabeth Stemmler

About
José A. Alvarado Jr. is a freelance photographer and New York native, focused on social documentary, outdoor sports, still-life, and portraiture photography. Always expressing himself through the means of imagery, an eighteen-year-old José discovered the photographic medium and soon after make it his favorite form of digesting the world around him. Now in the later side of his twenties, much of his work focuses documenting sub-cultures and social issues.

Contact
jalvaradojr@gmail.com
Based in New York City, New York

Publication, Interviews, Features, etc.
"Killer Mike, Big Boi, Bone Crusher & more played a Netroots Nation party," Brooklyn Vegan, online, August 12, 2017
Waz, Magdalena. "Lua Bar Is Bushwick's Newest Spam and Cocktail Purveyor," Bushwick Daily, online, August 11, 2017
Medina, Jacque. "Irving Bottle Wine Shop Brings Organic and Natural Wines & Spirits to Bushwick," Bushwick Daily, online, August 2, 2017
Medina, Jacque. "Central Ave's Newest Joint, Fine Time, Is Hosting a Grand Opening Party Tomorrow," Bushwick Daily, online, August 1, 2017
Shyvonne. "Back to the Beach", Album Cover - SHYVONNE, in print and online,  July 29, 2017
Barksdale, Aaron. "Rapper's VR Music Video Gives You The Experience of a Live Protest", Vice Impact, online, July 24, 2017
"From NHI to Congress: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez", NHI Magazine, online, June 1, 2017
Harden, Daniel. "The Brooklyn Riviera," Anglers Journal, online, May 25, 2017
Harden, Daniel. "The Brooklyn Riviera," Anglers Journal, pg 100 , in print, Spring Issue 2017 (6 pages), May 2017
Portraits of Staff, La Loteria NYC, @laloterianyc, online, May 2017
Murray, Billy. "29 Remarkable Photos of Women's March on NYC: Make Racists Afraid Again," Resource Magazine, online, January 22, 2017
"Walking in Fireweed, A Remembrance," The Photographic Journal, online, November 28, 2016
"Falling," Not Entirely Unlike, pg 32, in print and online, issue 1, September 2016
NY 1, "Five-Alarm Fire Tears through Three Bushwick Buildings," NY 1, online, March 29, 2016
"Up and Down," Find Rangers, pg 37 , in print, issue 9, September 2015
"Profoto Global Lighting Workshop Advertisement", @rootstudios, online, July 16, 2015
ROOT NYC Advertisement, Paper Magazine, in print, New York Issue, March 2015
ROOT Studios, @rootstudios, online, March 2015
Ramone Go, Marky. "POTD José Alvarado," Resource Magazine, online, June 9, 2015
Save Art Space, #SAVEARTSPACE, online, April 2, 2015

Solo Exhibitions
The Brooklyn Riviera, Peekskill Arts Alliance, Peekskill, New York, April - May 2016
New York Apple Core, Peekskill Arts Alliance, Peekskill, New York, July - August 2014

Group Exhibitions
Print Swap, Feature Shoot, Worldwide, August 2017
Assistant Show, Smashbox Studios, Culver City, California, August 2017
March Opening Show, Bushwick Community Darkroom, Brooklyn, New York, March - April 2017
The SF Collective: Spring Edition | A 'Fun-Raiser' for the ACLU + Planned Parenthood, Oakland, California March 2017
Hot August Night, Bushwick Community Darkroom, Brooklyn, New York, August 2015
BTAH Christmas, Baby Teeth Art House, Brooklyn, New York, July 2013
Lost in Transit, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York, May 2013
PhotoFeast Fall, Parsons The New School, New York, New York, September 2012
Glimpse, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York, December 2011

Radio and Television:
Around the Lens / David J. Murphy, Zach D. Roberts, Stephen Swofford, Ron Hamilton, Carl Johnson, Alex Tetreault, Aaron Cynic, Episode 87, August 14, 2017
Around the Lens / David J. Murphy, Zach D. Roberts, Jeremy Allen-Arney, Episode 29, June 15, 2016
Around the Lens / David J. Murphy, Zach D. Roberts, Episode 17, March 22, 2016

Experience:
Artist Assistant, Chris Verene Studios, New York, New York, January - May 2013

Education
BFA in Photography, Fashion Institute of Technology. 


TBD:
"A Guides Day Off," The Fly Fish Journal, pg ... , in print, issue ... , (Month) 2017


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