Born in Medellin, Colombia painter Jorge Botero Lujan grew up in a large family, as the sixth child of twelve. He was known for his artistic traits throughout elementary and high school. He has always been attracted by art books, comic books, films and music, which led him into the world of art. A self-taught artist, Lujan is always creating, searching, and trying new techniques such as pencil, colors, charcoal, acrylics, and oil. Always observing light, position, and composition of images has strengthened his work relating them to different times in history, costumes and trends. Lujan has participated in numorous solo and group exhibitions in the United States. His work has been expoed at art shows in Art Miami, Palm Beach, Naples, and NYC. His collections have been featured in the 9/11 Memorial Museum in NYC, El Museo de Antioquia and El Museo de la Universidad de Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia, along with the Fourth Brigade War Room on the Colombian Military Forces grounds. He currently has his work displayed at galleries throughout South Florida and he has works many important private collections and his paintings have been published in books, magazines and newspapers. He has exhibited in many international art fairs including ArtExpo, NY, ArtMiami, ArtPalmBeach and ArtBocaRaton.