- Hallmark Institute of Photography,  Sept. 2006 – Certificate of Completion,  ..June 2007.
- Brooks Institute, Santa Bárbara, CA.
- Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Ciudad de México.
- Arquitectura Universidad de Monterrey.
- Medicina Universidad Juárez del Estado de Durango.


- "I worked for an international wedding magazine called "TU BODA" ,doing editorial photos".
- "Most recently, i was one of the fifteen students chosen to participate in a special workshop with world famous photojournalist Colin Finaly. You can see the project at Adobe's web site www.projectphotoshoplightroom.com under New England Mills".


- Director's Award at Hallmark Institute of Photography, Outstanding Achievement Award for Most Professional General Portfolio (2007) Hallmark Institute. Finalist, in Best of College Photography 2007.

- On 2005 I participated in one of the most important events of VOGUE magazine and El Palacio de Hierro ( a very important department store )
in Mexico City. I was chosen as one of 60 top fashion photographers around the country to shot Paris Hilton in a special event. I earned second place for my work, and I received special recognition at a special event in Mexico City.

© 2008 Jorge Rivas