Malú Alvarez

Born Mexico City, Mexico. Lives and works in Austin, TX



The New York Times; The New Yorker; Vogue; Travel + Leisure; Condé Nast Traveller UK; Bloomberg Markets; JW Marriott; Avenue; Foursquare; Jungles in Paris; VEDA; Cords for Music; School Year Abroad


2023 The Contemporary Austin Board of Trustees, Austin, TX
2023-2022 Blanton Museum of Art National Leadership Board, Austin, TX
2023-2014 Art Collection Advisory Committee (Chair 2020-2017), Davidson College, Davidson, NC
2023-2009 Malú Alvarez Studio, Photography Director, Austin, TX; New York, NY (2018-2009)
2023-2020 Prakasha Studio, Himalayan Meditation & Kriya Yoga Master Teacher, Austin, TX
2019-2017 Fund For Education Abroad Committee, Washington, D.C.
2012 Kriti Gallery Artist in Residence, Varanasi, India
2008-2005 Assistant Photo Editor, Travel + Leisure, New York, NY
2006 Photo Editor, Travel + Leisure: The World’s Greatest Hotels, Resorts, and Spas book
2004-2003 Art and Editorial Assistant, MONUMENT magazine, Melbourne, Australia


2020 Sattva Yoga Academy Master Teacher Training II; Bhagavad Gita Course (138 Hours RYT), Rishikesh, India
2019-2018 Sattva Yoga Academy Master Teacher Training I, Beyond 500 Hours RYT, Rishikesh, India
2009 International Center of Photography General Studies Program, New York, NY
2002 Davidson College, Bachelor of Arts, Davidson, NC
2000 Vassar-Wesleyan Program, Paris, France
2000 School for Field Studies, Marine Resource Studies, Turks and Caicos Islands


2013 Present Memory, Christopher Henry Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Exhibition Lab, Sasha Wolf Gallery, Foley Gallery, New York, NY
2009 Homesick, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
2009 Pluperfect, International Center of Photography, New York, NY