Jahaira Ríos Campos y Gálvez
Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor | Photography
Jahaira Ríos Campos y Gálvez is a professional artist in photography, mixed media and performance art. Professor Gálvez has been featured in numerous professional exhibitions such as Art Basel, MOCA, the Projects/ South & FAT Village and many others. She was previously a teaching artist for eleven years at Perez Art Museum Miami. Gálvez teaches from a love of investigation, experimentation and self-reflection. She looks to inspire the spark of wonder in others. Through her artwork she delves into themes pulled from childhood experiences, motherhood, investigations and reflections into her indigenous heritage. Her work stems from her desire to touch on delicate subjects in a way that provokes conversations and reflection. She believes art is medicine. Gálvez received her B.F.A. from New World School of the Arts (University of Florida) and her M.F.A. from Barry University, both in creative photography.