JORGE ARIEL ESCOBAR (b. 1994, Piribebuy, Paraguay)

Richmond, VA


Education:

2017 // BFA, Studio Art - Photography // James Madison University // Harrisonburg, VA


Solo + Two-Person Exhibitions:

2019 // Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going… // Art Works Richmond // Richmond, VA

2018 // [re]construction // VALET // Richmond, VA

2017 // Nevermore // The Gallery at Laughing Dog // Harrisonburg, VA

2016 // Easily Bruised: BFA Thesis Exhibition // Grace Street Gallery // Harrisonburg, VA

2016 // Colors with Abby Ellis // Artful Dodger // Harrisonburg, VA

2015 // Damaged // artWorks Gallery // Harrisonburg, VA


Group Exhibitions:

2019 // Radiance // Iridian Gallery // Richmond, VA

2019 // Priority Mail: 2019 Mail Art Biennial // Ground Floor Gallery // Brooklyn, NY

2019 // Secluded Spaces // Pop-up Art Collective // Harrisonburg, VA

2019 // New Beginnings // Del Ray Artisan Gallery // Alexandria, VA

2019 // The Naked Print // Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts // Providence, RI

2018 // Creatures of the Night // The Camel // Richmond, VA

2018 // Companion Planting // Arts Council of the Valley // Harrisonburg, VA

2017 // JMU Undergraduate Juried Show // artWorks Gallery // Harrisonburg, VA

2017 // Internal Dialogues // artWorks Gallery // Harrisonburg, VA

2016 // Kappa Pi Pop-Up Gallery // BadWolf Brewing Company // Manassas, VA

2016 // Larkin Arts Regional Juried Show // Pegasus Gallery // Harrisonburg, VA

2016 // Exploring Lent in Black & White // 292 N. Gallery // Harrisonburg, VA

2016 // Mystical Evolution // artWorks Gallery // Harrisonburg, VA

2015 // Prague Studio Exhibition // Grace Street Gallery // Harrisonburg, VA

2015 // Fully Human // Warren Hall Ballroom // Harrisonburg, VA

2014 // Alchemical Correlative: Photo Department Show // artWorks Galley // Harrisonburg, VA

2014 // Kappa Pi Group Show // Artful Dodger // Harrisonburg, VA


Residencies + Workshops:

2019 // Workshop Participant // Penland School of Craft // Bakersville, NC

2019 // Artist in Residence // AZULE // Hot Springs, NC

2018 // Artist in Residence // VALET // Richmond, VA


Awards and Honors:

2019 // Penland School of Craft Windgate Scholarship

2019 // Viewer’s Choice Award for New Beginnings Exhibition

2017 // Senior Art Achievement Award for Photography

2017 // College of Visual and Performing Arts Research Grant

2016 // Junior Art Achievement Award Nominee


Related Work Experience:

2019 - Present // Instructor // Visual Arts Center of Richmond // Richmond, VA

2018 - Present // Darkroom Studio Monitor // Visual Arts Center of Richmond // Richmond, VA

2017 - Present // Photographic Specialist // Richmond Camera // Richmond, VA

2016 - 17 // Gallery Intern // Arts Council of the Valley // Harrisonburg, VA

2014 - 16 // Gallery Assistant // artWorks Gallery // Harrisonburg, VA

2014 - 16 // Photo Studio Assistant // School of Art, Design, and Art History // Harrisonburg, VA


Lectures:

2019 // Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going Artist Talk // Art Works Richmond // Richmond, VA

2018 // PHTO 243 Darkroom, Visiting Artist // Virginia Commonwealth University // Richmond, VA

2018 // Companion Planting Artist Talk // Arts Council of the Valley // Harrisonburg, VA

2018 // Advice from Alumni, Panelist // James Madison University // Harrisonburg, VA

2017 // Nevermore: CVPA Research Presentation // James Madison University // Harrisonburg, VA

2017 // BFA Capstone Artist Talk // James Madison University // Harrisonburg, VA


Publications:

Gardy Loo Art & Literary Magazine // Volume 21, Issue 1

Gardy Loo Art & Literary Magazine // Volume 20, Issue 1

Gardy Loo Art & Literary Magazine // Volume 19, Issue 1


Professional Membership:

Kappa Pi Honorary Art & Art History Society

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