Harold was born in Bogota D.C, Colombia. He is a graduate of the Andes University in Bogota, Colombia, from the Fine Arts program, with emphasis in History. He was awarded with the Carolina Oramas Scholarship, which is given to National Artist from Colombia. With the Scholarship, he attended the GrisArt School of Photography in Barcelona and completed a Specialization in Lighting Fashion Photography, Portrait and Digital Advertising. He has worked for several magazines in Colombia, such as Fucsia, Infashion, Axxis, Credencial, Carrusel, and La Fotografía (Spain)among others. He has worked for advertising agencies. Harold has been teaching photography at different Universities throughout Colombia. He has participated in many photography exhibitions. He has also worked as a photographer for editorial fields.
Lately, he has completed various certificates at the School of Visual Arts. Currently, he is the coordinator in Colombia of the yearly summer workshop that is held at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York. Every year Harold coordinates a group of Colombian students that travel to New York to attend the SVA summer sessions. He is academic coordinator of the Diplomat of fashion photography at the University of Javeriana and professor of the module of fashion photography in the specialization of photography at the National University of Colombia.
Universidad de los Andes/ Fine Arts & History/Bogotá
Escuela GrisArt /Barcelona
School of Visual Arts/ NY
Bogotá, Colombia 2018.
Collective LaBo for Venezuela
Carlos Blanco Studio & Quipo
Ed. Art Nexus.
Bogotá, Colombia 2016.
Imágenes de Luz.
Curator and texts:
Bogotá, Colombia. 2013
V Biennial Professors,
Bogotá, Colombia. 2009.
Fondo Ellen Riegner de
Gallery Casas Riegner
Ojo al Museo (Photography Center)
Contemporary Art Museum, Bogotá
4th Artists Collective STRIPART
Horta Guinardó District and Barcelona
• 1st International Video Festival and Electronic Arts.
F.I.V Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1995.
• 4th Franco Festival Latinamerican Video - Art
Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Santiago de Chile and Bogotá, 1995.
• 1st and 2nd Youth Photography Bennial In Colombia
Bogotá- Biarritz, 1995.
• “Barcelona Macht Gaudi” World of TUI
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