Jorge Mascarenhas was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated with honors from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. In addition to his illustration career, Jorge teaches illustration at the Academy of Art University. He currently resides in Southern California with his wife and their two boys. 

Awards and Honors:  Society of Illustrators NY, Communication Arts, Lürzer's Archive 200 Best Illlustrators, 3x3 Magazine, Spectrum Fantastic Art, American Illustration, Creative Quarterly (Silver Medal) and Illustration West.

Selected Publications: Communication Arts Fresh, Taschen Illustration Now, HOW Design "Seen"

Selected Clients: The New Yorker, The New York Times, Random House, Lürzer's Archive, Runner's World, Family Circle, Estado de São Paulo, Asset International, Heinemann LLI, BLAB!World, Six Red Marbles, Dell Magazines, Stanford University, Villa Montefiori Winery, Popload Gig, Beltrano Musical, 5280 Magazine, UC Berkeley, 1105 Media, D Magazine, Becker Mayer, P & G Wine Tech, Autonomous University of Baja California, Pacifica Real Estate, Llewellyn Worldwide Books, and National Labor Federation.