Graduated from the Academia de Bellas Artes San Alejandro (2001) and from the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) of Havana (2008).

Jorge Otero is professor at the ISDI, Instituto Superior de Diseño of Havana.He receives the prize of photography during the 12th Festival Internacional de Documentales Santiago Álvarez in Memoriam in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba (2011) as well as the first prize for the national competition Temas y variaciones organized by the Alliance Française de Cuba (2009).