Photo by Kate Morrison 

Alessia Resta

New York City based artist

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY currently living in New York City. Attended the School of Visual Arts, New York.

Alessia Resta's work addresses topics discussing simulated nature in a social media based society.

Alessia has received honors and awards such as the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (2012-2013) - New York Chapter Finalist for Naomi Winston Scholarship, National Society of Arts and Letters (2013) - Alumni Society Ameila Geocos Memorial Award, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (2013) - Fine Arts Department Brooklyn Glass Grant, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (2012-2013) - Fine Arts Department Digital Bronze Grant, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (2011-2012) - Nominee for Yale Norfolk Program (2012) - Dean's List, School of Visual Arts New York, NY (2009-2013)