The human mind is the most fascinating part of the body to me. I’m interested in researching how identity is formed by the presence of time and place.  As humans, we have the natural tendency to attach memories, feelings, and thoughts to a physical place, as well as, differing our view of our own identity depending on what point we are in our lives. This correlation between identity, time, and place is what my work looks to explore.

Jorge Ariel Escobar is a photo-based interdisciplinary artist currently living in Richmond, VA. He received his BFA in studio art with a concentration in photography from James Madison University in 2017. Jorge has exhibited in group shows in Rhode Island, New York, and throughout Virginia. As a solo artist, he has exhibited at VALET Gallery, Art Works Gallery, and The Gallery at Laughing Dog. In addition to exhibitions, Jorge has been in artist-in-residence at AZULE and a recipient of the Penland School of Craft Windgate Scholarship.


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