FERNANDO JARAMILLO

FERNANDO JARAMILLO

Bogotá, D.C., Colombia

About FERNANDO JARAMILLO

Fernando Jaramillo Born and grew up in Santa Marta, the oldest Hispanic city in Colombia's Caribbean coast that is surrounded by amazing beaches, swamps, rivers, and mountains rich in biodiversity and ancestral cultures. His DNA carries the tradition of Spanish painting and pre-Hispanic American art.

Fernando have been a keen artist since a young age and has studies in Visual Arts, Design & Photography.

Fiction-based painter with fluid-style contemporary abstractions in colorful shapes, textures and lines. The artist builds his own universes that awaken the imagination.

Jaramillo’s work has been widely featured and its enthusiastic collectors are increasing globally.

Education

Fine Arts at the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota. Graphic Design, 3D Animation and Multimedia at LaSalle College Bogota. Professional Photography at the New York Institute of Photography NYIP. Other courses: Exposing Digital Photography. The Book: histories Across Time and Space at Harvard extension school. Art and Design Studies at Node Center for Curatorial Studies Berlin. Drawing and Painting at the School of Fine Arts in Santa Marta. Also attended several Art Workshops studies in Bogota.

Events

PARTICIPATION IN PRIZES AND CONTESTS

2020 Tokyo International Art Fair contest / Circle Foundation for the Arts + World Wide Art and Artavita

2020 Art Expo New York Art Fair contest / Circle Foundation for the Arts + World Wide Art and Artavita

2019 Spectrum Miami Art Fair contest / Art Basel Week / Circle Foundation for the Arts + World Wide Art and Artavita

2018 BIG Barcelona International Gallery Awards / CAGE Gallery, Spain

2018 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition / CIFAC, New York City

2017 Art Basel at Red Dot Spectrum / Miami Art Week

2017 Luxembourg Art Prize / Galerie HL, Luxembourg

2017 Self Expression / Saatchi Gallery London UK

2017 Painting & Drawing / Celeste Prize, Italy

2016 Contemporary Visions VII / Beers, London UK

2016 Diversity Bogota / Casa Cuadrada Art Gallery, Bogota-Zurich

2015 Tina Prize Amsterdam / Associazione culturale Radar, Venezia Italy

2014 In Glorious Color Showdown / Saatchi Art Santa Monica, CA

2014 Factory-Art Projects New York, London and Berlin

2014 Painting & Drawing Celeste Prize Italy

2013 Factory-Art Projects New York, London and Berlin

2012 Abstract Showdown / Saatchi Art Santa Monica, CA

2012 Portrait Showdown / Saatchi Art Santa Monica, CA

2012 Art Takes Times Square / Chashama NYC

2012 Canon discover Colombia Photography contest / Canon Bogota

2011 see l me Photography / Squarespace + Chashama + see l me NYC

2011 Canon Colombia National Photography contest / Canon Bogota

1990 Millicom Sculpture Commission / Millicom London UK


AWARDS & RECOGNITION

2020 Finalist Art Expo New York Art Fair contest / Circle Foundation for the Arts + World Wide Art and Artavita

2019 Finalist 2019 Spectrum Miami Art Fair Contest / Art Basel Week / Circle Foundation for the Arts + World Wide Art and Artavita

2012 Top 10 Finalist Abstract Showdown / Saatchi Art Santa Monica, CA

2011 Finalist Canon National Photography contest / Canon Bogota

2000 Winning artist National Award for Individual Creation in Painting / the Government of Colombia Ministry of Culture Bogota


PUBLICATIONS

2018 IFC Asset Management Company Annual Review / World Bank Group

2007 Voces 60 Años PwC / PricewaterhouseCoopers

Jaramillo´s artworks has been featured in several books, magazines, Newspapers, TV Shows, Virtual galleries, Art catalogs, Art Blogs, and websites.

Exhibitions

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018 M-art / M maison 6348 / SN maCarena / Galería El Garaje, Bogota
2018 Christmas Art-Auction / Casa Teleios - Jorge Jurado Art Studio Gallery, Bogota (upcoming)
2018 Art auction / Sculptures / Davril Gallery, Bogota
2018 Miradas Iniciales / Jorge Jurado Art Studio Gallery, Bogota

2017 De Autor / Le Village / Cero Art Gallery, Bogota

2016 Art auction / Sculptures / Davril Gallery, Bogota
2016 Diversity / National Art Exhibition / Casa Cuadrada Art Gallery, Bogota-Zurich

2014 Abstract / Frame of Mind Art Gallery, Miami Beach

2013 International Art / ArtBo Weekend / Casa Cuadrada Art Gallery, Bogota-Zurich

2012 Best of the House / Casa Cuadrada Art Gallery, Bogota-Zurich

2011 Art Takes Time Square / Chashama, NYC

2008 Art + Soul / Los Angeles, CA

2007 Dementesbrillantes / Casa Cuadrada Art Gallery, Bogota-Zurich

2006 Erotic Art / El Benjamin Alternative Space, Bogota

2005 Works on paper / Santo Tomás de Aquino, Bogota

2004 - 2016 Diversity / National Art Exhibition / Casa Cuadrada Art Gallery, Bogota-Zurich

2003 The Poetics of Space / Galería Sala de Espera, Bogota

2002 Hipermercarte / Galería Sala de Espera, Bogota
2002 Fusionarte / Davril Gallery, Bogota

2001 Hipermercarte / Galería Sala de Espera, Bogota

2001 Paintings and sculptures / Davril Gallery, Bogota

2001 Transformacción / Casa Cuadrada Art Gallery, Bogota-Zurich

2000 Kunst 77 / Casa Cuadrada Art Gallery, Bogota-Zurich

2000 Fine Arts Exhibition / Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation, Bogota