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PhotographerViviana Torres
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountrySan Juan, Puerto Rico
Photo DateNovember 2010
About Photographer

Viviana Torres Mestey is a puertorrican actress, journalist and photographer who have been working within the arts for more than ten years. She began her career as a theater actress and grew into this field eventually becoming also a theater director, producer and dramaturge getting recognition as a young artist who started when she was 14 years old. After her success on the stages in Puerto Rico with more than twenty productions, she decided to explore the journalism field and completed a B.F.A. in Information and Journalism at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus. She has worked as a researcher and journalist for various radio stations, newspaper and local online magazine. Currently she is completing an M.F.A in Photography at the Academy of Arts University in San Francisco, California, through their online program. As a student she has gotten two of her images published in the Best of College Photography Book 2009 and 2010 by the Photographer’s Forum Magazine. Aside from the performing and producing experience, she has also gain knowledge as a teacher and has been educating children in the acting subject for 5 years now. She also worked as a professor at the University of Puerto Rico, Cayey Campus. Regarding her photography work, she has concentrated in the Fine Arts aesthetic, including portraiture and nudes with a hint of commercial and documentary style once in a while. On this ground she has still to find her voice and signature style.