Big Brain Awards

Jorge Ignacio Torres: 2015 Big Brain Awards Finalist, Visual Art

You submitted nominations for the best and brightest emerging Valley creatives, and the results are in. Presenting the 2015 Big Brain finalists.

Leading up to the announcement of winners at Artopia on May 9, Jackalope Ranch, Chow Bella, and Up on the Sun will introduce the finalists. Up today is Jorge Ignacio Torres.

"I never want art to be an accessory."

Jorge Ignacio Torres stands in his well-lit downtown Phoenix workspace hovering intently over a young man with a pair of fine scissors. In the background, you can hear friends chatting on the turquoise couch in the middle of the room and the sound of rush-hour traffic filling the streets outside.

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