Jorge Alberto González was born in Cuba in 1949 and emigrated to the United States with his family in 1965. His appreciation for art began when he was a child, he observed the work of the Old Masters, he was attracted to the realistic quality of the work of Caravaggio, da Vinci, and Velazquez. He first began his study of art at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, later working for the school in the graphic arts department. In 1975 he completed a second degree, earning a Bachelor of Fine Art with a focus in graphic design. His talent for design led to a 15 year career with Baltimore’s WJZ-TV in the graphic art department, working with make-up, set design, graphic arts, and more.
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