Erika Nina Suárez


Professional Experience

Assistant Director of Photography, the University of Texas at Arlington, 2021- Present 

Freelance Photographer, 2018 - Present 

Freelance Studio Assistant, 2022- Present 


Education, Portfolio Reviews, and Workshops Attended

2022 Portfolio Review, Kate Bubacz, The Wall Street Journal

2022 Workshop with Celeste Sloman

2022 Women Photograph Workshop

2020 Icons Workshop with Cig Harvey

2016 1st Place, Annual Portfolio Review, Austin Community College Department of Professional Photography, Austin, TX


2016-2019 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography, College of Visual Art & Design, University of North Texas


Travel and Languages Spoken

Native fluency in Hungarian - Traveled to Hosszúhetény, Hungary in 2022

Intermediate fluency in Spanish -Traveled to Managua, Nicaragua in 2014

Working-level fluency in German


Selected Published Works

2022 Our Stories, Photo Trouvée Magazine

2022 New UT Arlington program aims to help public health, KERA

2022 As Delta Variant Surges, Workers With Health Issues Face Tough Choices, Dr. Erin Carlson, The Wall Street Journal

2022 Best Public Health Expert 2021, Dallas Observer

2016 Heirs to the Sexual Revolution, New York Magazine


Awards and Recognition

2022 Twenty Women Film Photographers You Need to Know in 2022, Analog Forever Magazine

2022 Top 10 Emerging Artists, Arts Fort Worth, TX

2021 Arch and Anne Giles Kimbrough Fund Grant Recipient, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

2020 Artist to Watch, Vast Magazine

2020 Artist Feature, Deep Red Press


Lectures and Presentations

2021 Ethics Behind Photographing Family and Subjective Memory, Fort Worth Art Dealers Association Fall Gallery Night, Artes De La Rosa Cultural Center, Fort Worth, TX

2021 Working as a Young Woman in the Field of Photography, Austin Community College, Austin, TX

2020 Artist Profile, Vast Magazine, Online

2020 Diary Entry: Erika Nina Suárez, Flip Media

2020 Család, Float Magazine

2019 Inspiring Stories, VoyageDallas Magazine

2017 Local Women in Art, The Dentonite


Solo Exhibitions

2021 Don't Go Out Naked Foot, Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center for the Arts, Fort Worth, TX

2019 Család, University of North Texas Union Art Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX


Selected Group Exhibitions

2022

Fish Stories, SP/N Gallery, Dallas, TX 

2021

GCPL Photo Annual, Gwinnett County Public Library, juried by Maria L. Kelly (the High Museum of Art), Duluth, GA

REPRESENT Series Intersections, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

La Ofrenda, May Street Studio, Fort Worth, TX

Lubbock Arts Festival, Lubbock Arts Alliance, Lubbock, TX

Visions of Fatherhood, The Luupe

Altered Silence, PhotoXCollective

Soul Art Renewal: Pens & Lenses, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX

23rd Annual Rio Brazos Juried Exhibition, Dora Lee Langdon Center, curated by Diane Durant, Granbury, TX

Decay, Arch, Hanoi, Vietnam

Family, Loss, Memory, and Place, Esperanza Project Space

The Family Of, Peep Space NY, curated by Jeff Dietz, Tarrytown, NY

The Art of Instant Photography, Analog Film Photography Association, Sputnik Gallery, Orlando, FL

La Frontera, Humble Arts Foundation

2020

Autumn 2020 Show, The Curated Fridge

The 2020 Self-Quarantining Exhibition, Lenscratch

Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University

2019

Art, Activism, and Attitude: Photography B.F.A. Exhibition, Greater Denton Arts Council

Family Reunion II, Art Tooth, Arts Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

Six Angry Women. No B.F.A. Show., Lightwell Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2016

En Amorato, Due West, Daugherty Arts Center, Curated by Yuliya Lanina, Austin, TX


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