JORGE Biography

Jorge  was born in Alcoy (Alicante), Spain on August 19th 1950.  When he was just a child, his teachers singled out his abilities to draw.  As he got older, his interest in art became greater, given the large number of artists that were living in his hometown and the relationship that Jorge had with many of them.

At the age of 16, he began to work for an art dealer, for whom he periodically did commissions, which allowed him to be more economically independent and leave his office job.  Meanwhile he had the chance to enter into an art studio, where he painted in the company of various artists and allowed Jorge to continue to enhance his knowledge about technique, color, drawing….

When he was 18 years old he went to Madrid with various colleagues, where he spent a year painting and sharing his experiences together in an art studio.  As time passed by, Jorge had to return to Alcoy.  Upon his return, he took up again the relationship with the art dealer he used to work with but in a more serious way, now that Jorge was already a trained artist.

At the age of 21 he began his military service, where due to his tendency to use his left hand, he endured difficult times, although thanks to the fact that he did his service in his own city, he never had to give up his job as an artist during this time.  When he finished the service he continued working and was able to achieve a stable professional position.

He has traveled from the north to the south of Spain, due to his eagerness to discover new landscapes for his compositions.  He is great lover of nature, and he likes that its spontaneity is captured in his paintings; however, he confesses that they are impossible to match nature’s true beauty.