JorgeAriel Escobar is a photo based interdisciplinary artist who is a current MFAcandidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he is an AdvancedOpportunity Fellow. His work looks to explore ideas of intimacy, desires, andrelationships between queer men using his own experiences as the basis of hisresearch. Jorge has exhibited throughout the US including group exhibitions atRI Center for Photographic Arts (Providence, RI), Ground Floor Gallery(Brooklyn, NY), Trout Museum of Art (Appleton, WI), and Center for Fine ArtPhotography (Fort Collins, CO). As a solo artist, he has exhibited with TheGallery at Laughing Dog (Harrisonburg, VA), VALET Gallery (Richmond, VA), andArt Works’ Jane Sandelin Gallery (Richmond, VA). He has been anArtist-in-Residence at AZULE and a recipient of the Penland School of Craft WindgateScholarship, the Anderson Ranch Arts Center Paddle Raise Scholarship and JamesMadison University’s CVPA Research Grant.

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