Born in the United States in 1983 and raised in Venezuela, Ivan Nava has quickly become a native to the Miami photography scene and is taking it by storm. He attended the Institute of Digital Design in Caracas, which is a Parsons School of Design associate, receiving his BA with honors in Visual Communication (Specialized in Digital and Interactive content).


Self-taught in photography since he was 18, he has come to be a jack-of-all-trades in this ever evolving, eclectic, and fast paced industry. With an extensive background as director, graphic designer, and of course photographer, he's worked with the likes of Land Rover, Jaguar, Mercedes Benz, Franco Pianegonda, Koenigsegg, Rolex, IWC, Porsche, Rico Love, VOGUE, Latin American Idol, Moet & Chandon, P&G, Koleston, Mercedes-Benz AMG, Harper’s Bazaar and Haute Living Magazine to name a few.


2017. One Eyeland Photography Awards – Finalist – “AMG GT3”
2016. Prix de la Photographie Paris – Winner Bronze – “Thrilling Contradictions”
2015. Luerzer’s Archive 2016/2017 200 Best Ad Photographers of the world
2015. IPA – Honorable Mention – Professional – Fine Art Portrait “The Hunter”
2015. IPA – Honorable Mention – Professional – Photo Essay “Blacksmith”
2015. IPA – Honorable Mention – Professional – Architecture “The Office”
2015. IPA – Honorable Mention – Professional – People Children “Princess Andrea”
2014. Top 200 Advertising Photographers of the World – Luerzer’s Archive
2014. One Shot: One World - Winner Professional - Secondus (Paris) - Landscape
2013. Best Shot Awards - Award of Merit Cinematographer – “Harmony”
2013. Int'l Photography Awards, Lucie Awards - 2nd Place Architecture - Paris 300 Seconds.
2013. See.Me - The Story of the Creatives Winner - NYC
2013. Lucie Foundation – Honorable Mention Automotive, Architecture, Advertising, Fine Art.
2013. Latin-American Photographer of the Year.  AI-AP
2012. Land Rover USA – Winner “Passion for Life”
2012. KIA Worldwide Photographer Award - South Korea
2012. Honorable Mention Int'l Photography Awards – Portrait
2011. Lucie Awards – Third Place Automotive Advertising - "Porsche"
2011. Lucie Awards – Second Place in Automotive Advertising - "Ferrari 458 Italia"
2011. Lucie Awards - Honorific Mention in Wild Nature - "Elephant"
2010. Honorable Mention Int'l Photography Awards
2009. Advertising Photographers of America - Fine Art Winner - "It's a small world" (USA)
2009. Winner APA National Awards
2008. Venacham International Year of water - Winner - "Droplet" (Venezuela)
2006. Smithsonian Magazine - Winner - "Lizard" (Wordlwide)
2006. Pavco de Venezuela - Winner - "Agua" (Venezuela)
2006. ePhotoDigital & Alcaldia de Baruta - Winner - "Retrato de una carta" (Caracas)
2004. National Geographic Latin America - Honorific Mention - "Sunset" (South America)
2003. Sony Latin America - Winner - "The Tree" (South America)