Jesús Briceño Reyes utilizes a diverse range of formats - from small-scale sketches to large-scale murals - to capture the very essence of figures.
Jesús Briceño Reyes is a visual artist from the vibrant city of Caracas, Venezuela, whose work delves into the intricate connections between art and society. He elevates everyday images to reveal their profound meanings.
Having earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the National University of the Arts in Caracas and a master's degree from the University of the Arts in London, Jesús has showcased his art in prestigious galleries and museums across Venezuela, the United Kingdom, and the United States. His work has been recognized by prestigious institutions such as the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) and the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA).
Jesús is also the founder of Haciendo Ciudad, a non-governmental organization that utilizes art to revitalize public spaces and promote community engagement.
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