Victor Rivera                                                             



M. F. A. Photography, Department of Transmedia, Syracuse University 2014

B. F. A. Photography, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design 2010


Adjunct Instructor, Syracuse University, Fall 2012-  Present

Adjunct Instructor, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, 2014 - 2015


Light Work, Syracuse,NY, 2015-Present Exhibitions and Collection Manager

Urban Video Project, Syracuse, New York, 2017-Present, Photographer

Light Work, Syracuse, NY, 2012-2014 Intern

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 2013-2014 Teaching Assistant

Media Works, Syracuse, NY, 2012-2013 Photoshop Retoucher

Syracuse University,Syracuse, NY, 2011-2012 Graduate Assistant

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA 2010-2011 Lab Assistant/ Intern

The Photoreview, Langhorne, PA, 2009-2010 Intern



What’s Apparatus, Journal 2014

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, 2010-2011 (Photobook Reviews)

The Photo Review, 2010 (Photobook Reviews)



NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship, 2019

Joy of Giving Something Fellow, 2019

Ginsburg-Klaus Art in LA, 2014, Fellowship Residency


Group Exhibitions 

All The World’s A Stage 2018 Pingyao Int’l Photography Festival Pingyao, China 2018

Boundaries, Edges, Light & Frame, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, New York 2018

Baxter Street at CCNY, New York, NY 2017

Wallach Art Gallery, New York,NY 2017

Salt Quarters, Syracuse, NY 2015

InSight Photography Show & Auction, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN 2015, online, 2015

Faculty Biennial Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Lancaster, PA 2014, online, 2014

The Way Out, Rouge Space, New York, New York 2014

MFA Exhibit, Syracuse University Gallery, Syracuse, New York 2014

Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, New York 2013

Studious Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, New York 2011

Senior Exhibition Pennsylvania College of Art & Design Lancaster, PA 2010

Indenial Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Lancaster, PA 2009

Exchange Rowan University, New Jersey, 2009

The Illuminated Image Demuth Museum, Lancaster, PA 2009

Amtrak Train Station Barrier Project Lancaster, PA 2009

Technocracy Carnige Mellon University Pittsburg, PA 2008

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design Lancaster,PA 2008

Departures II Southeast Museum of Photography Daytona, FL 2005