Jordan Martins is a Chicago based visual artist, curator, educator, and musician. He received his MFA in visual arts from the Universidade Federal da Bahia in Salvador, Brazil in 2007 and has been an instructor at North Park University since 2008.  Martins’s visual work is based in collage processes, including mixed media two dimensional work, photography, video and installation. His recent work is primarily concerned with visual codes, camouflage, and gestalt theory. He is the director of Comfort Station (a multi-disciplinary art space in Chicago with a wide variety of programs), collaborates on programming with the Salvador-based Projeto Ativa, serves on the programming committee for the Chicago Jazz Festival, and curates visual art at Elastic Arts.