Co-founder of FotoVisura (2009) & Visura Media (2010), Adriana Teresa Letorney (aka Adriana Teresa) is committed to supporting the international photography community, as well as education. She has participated in and produced, most notably,Visura Magazine (Publisher/ Editor-in-Chief), FotoVisura.com (co-founder/creative director), The FotoVisura Grants (co-founder/Juror), and The FotoVisura Portfolio Consultations (producer/reviewer). Seeking to support international photography events, Adriana Teresa produced The FotoVisura Pavilion during the New York Photo Festival 2008-2011, and she co-produced the inaugural 2010 GuatePhoto Festival in Guatemala. Adriana Teresa has written about photography in The New York Times Lens Blog, Huffinton Post Latino Voices Section, La Lettre de la Photographie, The New York Photo Festival Blog, Visura Magazine and FotoVisura. As a curator, her experience includes The FotoVisura Pavilion at the New York Photo Festival (2008-2011) and the 2011 International Photo Awards Best of Show exhibit during the Lucie Awards. Recently, she co-founded The Envision Foundation for Photography and Digital Media, an international non-profit organization that empowers young people to become involved in, and contribute to, their communites and the world through photography and digital media.
Adriana Teresa was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She earned a BA from the University of Puerto Rico, District of Rio Piedras in Anthropology (2001), and a BFA in Photography from The School of Visual Arts in New York (2007). Over the course of her career, she interned at Harper’s Bazaar Magazine (2006), Bruce Silverstein Gallery (2006) and Rolling Stone Magazine(2007). In addition, Adriana Teresa worked for The powerHouse Arena (2008), an experience which culminated in her first curatorial project titled Song of Myself.
* Visura: \vee-zhu'-ra\ (spanish): an examination made by the eye.
- The Envision Foundation
Founded by James Estrin with Visura’s Adriana Teresa and Graham Letorney, The Envision Foundation is dedicated to using the power of visual media to help youth people to change their world. More infoVisura Magazine
FotoVisura announces 2011 Grant
Adriana Teresa/ Visura is contributing to the New York Times Lens Blog, (view archive).
Graham Letorney / Visura is curating a column for the NPR Picture Show Blog titled, 100 Words, Photographers Speak
FotoVisura Latin Pavilion WebsiteRecent Press
Best Photography Blogs of 2011
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FotoVisura Grant :
Lettra De La Photographie
Things We Love: Projects Worth Watching
View video clip of Miguel Zenón’s new project, Esta Plena. Filmed and edited by Adriana Teresa.