Monica Jorge is a photographer based in Hartford, CT.  

After graduating with a B.S. in Financial Accounting in 2015, Monica relocated from Northwestern Ohio to New York City where she studied visual journalism and documentary studies at The International Center of Photography (ICP).  Her work in photojournalism has focused on news, politics, and social issues beginning with the 2016 presidential election cycle. Since, she spent time at The Hartford Courant - photographing for the paper on her home turf and allowing her to continue work on long form personal projects revolving around her family, heritage, and the area she is from. In 2017, Monica was awarded the Alexia Foundation student grant for her longterm work on senior caretakers, focusing on her Grandmother Maria's experience as a sole-caretaker to her husband with Vascular Dementia.  Monica attended the 2017 session of the Eddie Adams Workshop. Currently, a freelance photographer based in Hartford, Connecticut - Monica works with various clients including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and countless others.

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