EDUCATION
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY, Richmond, VA Graduated 2018 Honors/Awards: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship 2019, Best in Show Award 2018, Senior Project Grant
2017
Major: Photography and Film

SHOWS

Isla.colectivo, Bogotá, Colombia : Intinerant Photographic Screening: Donde lo oscuro sangra hacia la luz , December 2019 -2020 

Current Art Fair, Richmond, Virginia: Oakwood Arts Group Exhibition, October 2019

La Bodega Gallery, Brooklyn, New York: PURO COLOR ! 2, October 2019- November 2019

Institute for Contemporary Art, Richmond, Virginia : Colonial White, in participation with Charlotte Lagarde, October 2019

Photocarrefour Gallery, Nigeria, Africa: Re-centering Africa in a Digital Universe, September 2019

Candela Gallery, Richmond, Virginia: Silent Auction, June 2019

Lasfotosproject, Los Angeles, California: Migrant Mamas, May - June 2019

Self Help Graphics & Arts, Los Angeles, California: Weaving Our Legacies Thru Prayer, April – March 2019

Candela Gallery, Richmond, Virginia: Silent Auction, June 2018

COLLECTIONS

Candela Gallery: Silent Auction, Private Collector: Patrick Kelly, 2019

Candela Gallery: Silent Auction,Private Collector: Valerie Cassel Oliver, 2018

LECTURE

2017 Panelist, Latinx in the Arts, PLUMAS @ VCU, Sculpture and Extended Media Department, Richmond,
Virginia

BLOG/PUBLICATIONS

VCUArts Blog: What Makes A Photo: Amarise Carreras November 13, 2017

TEACHING

New York City Department of Education, NY, New York- Charter Schools Substitute Teacher, October 2019- Current

Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA – Darkroom Teacher   July 2018 – August 2019

Oakwood Arts P35, Richmond, VA –Photography/Photoshop Teacher  Spring 2017 – June 2019 

Art 180, Atlas High School Program, Richmond, VA – Program Leader – Developing Narrative/Illustration  May 2019- June 2019 

Art 180, Boushall Middle School, Richmond, VA- Program Leader – Developing Narrative/Illustration, December 2018-June 2019

Richmond Public Schools, Boushall Middle School, Richmond, VA –Long Term ESL Substitute/IA,  January 2019-June 2019 

Art 180 , Boushall Middle School, Richmond, VA – Assistant Instructor – Self Portraiture/Identity 2D, December 2018- March 2019

Carver Elementary School, Richmond, VA-Long Term Substitute- Spanish, April 2018 – June 2018

VCU Photography Department, Richmond, VA- Teacher’s Assistant - Alternative Processes (Darkroom), Spring Semester 2016