Jorge Queiroz was born in 1966 in Lisbon (Portugal). He lives and works in Lisbon (Portugal).

Jorge Queiroz holds a Master of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts de New York (1997-1999) and was resident at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin in 2004.

Since the late 1990s, Jorge Queiroz has exhibited in many institutions: What paper can support at the Horst-Janssen-Museum in Oldenburg (Germany) in 2006 ; at the Museu Serralves in Porto (Portugal) in 2007; Devaizo das pedras da Calçada a praia! at the Fundaçao Carmona e Costa in Lisbon (Portugal) in 2012 ; 0 Caso at the Pavilhao Branco, Museu da Cidade in Lisbon in 2015 ; his work was awarded the Daniel & Florence Guerlain Contemporary Art Foundation Drawing Prize at the Autofictions - Contemporary Drawing exhibition at the Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Germany in 2018. More recently, Jorge Queiroz was given a solo exhibition at the Serralves Museum in Porto, Portugal in 2020 and his work was shown in 2022 at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon, alongside that of Arshile Gorky.

He has participated in Clandestine, 50th Venice Biennial, Arsenale (2003), curated by Francesco Bonami, Território Livre curated by Alfons Hug, 26th Sao Paulo Biennial, Of Mice and Men, 4th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, Berlin and in 2016 he was present at the Rennes Biennial curated by François Piron.

The works of Jorge Queiroz are included in many prestigious private and public collections, including those of MoMA (New York), SF MoMA (San Francisco), the Museum of Contemporary Art of Funchal (Portugal), Carré d'Art, Musée d'Art Contemporain (Nîmes), the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), the Deutsche Bank (Frankfurt), the Banque Postale (Paris) as well as the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art (Portugal), the Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian (Portugal), FRAC Haute-Normandie (Sotteville-les-Rouen), FNAC (Paris) and CaixaForum (Madrid).

Jorge Queiroz is represented by the Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris/Bruxelles since 2004.