Jessica Alazraki was born and raised in Mexico City. Since 1998, she’s been based in New York City. Jessica has exhibited her work in six solo exhibitions in the United States and in over 50 group exhibitions. In 2018, she received the Award of Excellence from the Huntington Arts Council and an Honorable Mention Award from the Barrett Art Center. In 2019, she participated in the ARTWorks Fellowship at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) and was selected into the Creative Capital NYC “El Taller” in collaboration with the Hemispheric Institute. In 2020, Jessica completed the Trestle Art Space Residency Program, was awarded the New Work Grant by the Queens Art Fund, and won the Diane Etienne Founders Award from the Stamford Art Association. In 2021, she was shortlisted for the Hopper Price Award and was a finalist for the Alexander Rutsch Award. She participated in a group exhibit at MoCa Museum in Westport, CT. Jessica was named the 2021 MvVo AdArt Show winner and The Jackson Painting Prize Emerging Artist Award 2021. In 2022 she was selected for Fountainhead Artist Residency in Miami Fl. and participated in a group exhibit at Hudson Valley Moca Museum. And in 2023 was a finalist for the Alexander Rutsch Award. Her work is featured in several publications including New American Paintings, No. 152, Northeast Issue.
Her works are in important collections like the Hort Family Collection, the Rubell Family Collection, the Jorge Perez Collection, the Lipson Collection, the Hornik Collection, the Whitley Collection, the 5M Collection, the Vascovitz Collection, the Gautereaux Collection, Straus Collection and more. Young Collectors include Leah Glimcher and Yasmin Gee among others.