About Angel Chevrestt


New York City based photojournalist.
Father to a beautiful teenaged daughter.




EXPERIENCE

- New York Post Newspaper, New York, NY
  Freelance Photographer, 01/07 - Present

- MSGVarsity HS Sports, NY/NJ/CT tristate area
  Freelance HS Sports Photographer, 09/14 - Present

- ZUMA PRESS Photo Agency; Dana Point, California

  Contributing photographer for international photo agency, 09/05 - Present

- Splash News & Picture Agency, New York, NY
  Contributing photographer for international photo agency, 09/07 - Present

- New York Daily News Newspaper, New York, NY
  Freelance Photographer, 09/03 - 12/06

- Observer-Dispatch Newspaper, Utica, NY
  Staff Photographer, 10/01 - 10/02

- Hoy Newspaper, New York, NY
  Staff Photographer for a Spanish language newspaper, 1/01 - 9/01

- Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY
 Photography Teacher, children to teenagers, 09/99 - 09/01

- Middle School Science/Math teacher, NYC Board of Ed, New York, NY
  7th/8th grade Science/Math teacher, 09/99 - 01/01

- El Diario/La Prensa Newspaper, New York, NY
 Freelance Photographer, 5/99 - 9/99


EDUCATION
                      

- Barnstorm XV: The Eddie Adams Workshop, Liberty, NY & New York, NY 
  Photojournalism Workshop, September 2002

- International Center of Photography (ICP); New York, NY
  Courses in advanced B/W printing.  1997, Advanced Studio Lighting. 2005

- Hunter College, CUNY; New York, NY
  BA Biology, Minor Chemistry, 1995


AWARDS

- 2002 – New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship, Gregory Millard Fellow, Category:  Photography

- 2004, 2000, 1997, 1995 – Bronx Recognizes Its Own fellowship, Bronx Council on the Arts, Category:  Photography

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

- Bilingual: English and Spanish
- Travels to Cuba, Mexico, Guatemala, Israel/Palestine, India, Spain and Turkey
- Volunteer work: Taught English to Tibetan refugees, Dharamsala, India