b. Bogotá, 1985
Lives and works in Pittsburgh, USA.
2010 – 2013, MFA in Media Arts
Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, PA.
2012 – Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.
Skowhegan, Main. USA
2003 – 2008, BFA in Visual Arts
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Bogotá, Colombia.
>> ARTISTIC EXPERIENCE
2008 – Project Sujeto / No / sujeto. Galeria Valenzuela Klenner, Bogotá
2013 – The Foreigner (collaboration with Jon Rubin). SPACES Gallery, Cleveland.
2012 – LIDO Project, urban intervention in Lawrenceville public pool. Pittsburgh, PA.
2012 – CMU MFA Annual Show, Bakery Square, Pittsburgh, PA.
2011 – Tough Art Artist Residency, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh PA.
2011 – FE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA.
2011 – CMU MFA Annual Show, Bakery Square, Pittsburgh, PA.
2010 – BYOBeamer, Space Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2009 – Project “Museo de Venecia”. National salon of artists. Cali, Colombia
2008 – Project “Museo de Venecia”. Museo de arte de la Universidad Nacional, Salón regional zona centro, Bogotá, Colombia.
2007 – Salón ARTECAMARA, ARTBO, Bogotá, Colombia
2006 – Memoria del cuerpo (“Memory of the body”), galería de arte FENALCO, Bogotá
FILM, MEDIA & PARTICIPATORY ART FESTIVALS
2013 – “Re-Tratos II” Camagüey International Video Art Festival, Cuba.
2012 – “We Paint Houses.” Open Engagement Conference. PSU Portland, Oregon. USA
2011 – “DREAM ACTS: Sueños En Vilo”. Faces of Migration CMU Film Festival.
Pittsburgh, PA. Participatory documentary, in collaboration with Jovenes Sin Nombres.
2006 – Festival VIART, Caracas, Venezuela.
2005 – Festival ARTRÓNICA, Luís Ángel Arango Library, Bogotá, Colombia
DISTINCTIONS AND RESIDENCIES
2013 – Honorable Mention, CAA Professional Development Fellowship
2012 – Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Skowhegan ME, USA
2011 – Tough Art Residency, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
2007 – Official Selection Promising Young Artist, ARTECAMARA Salón. Bogotá, Colombia
2006 – Artistic and Cultural Merit, National Award for “La Bienal de Venecia de Bogotá” Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Colombia.
2012 – “The Drift” NPR Public Radio. Pittsburgh Network.
2010 – “Andy in the Andes” Carnegie Museum Magazine
2010 – “Andy in the Andes” El Tiempo, Main newspaper in Colombia
2007 – ARTECAMARA, Colombia 2007.
2006 – “She, un poema concreto,” El Nuevo Siglo newspaper, Colombia.
>> PROJECTS AND COMMISSIONS
EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS FOR THE ANDY WARHOL MUSEUM’S IPHONE APP AND EXHIBITS. PITTSBURGH, PA. USA
Production and postproduction of instructional video content based on Andy Warhol’s silkscreen and blotted Lined techniques. February – May 2012
CHILDREN’S ROOM, THE MUSEUM OF THE BANK OF THE REPUBLIC, BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA
Concept design, production, and project management for a permanent installation to educate and engage children in the museum’s art collection through interactive video, animation, sculpture, and lighting. May 2008 – January 2009
THE EPHEMERAL MUSEUM OF VENICE, BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA
Artistic direction. In collaboration with architecture students from Javeriana University, community leaders and artist Franklin Aguirre, industrial designer Fabio Bernal and architect César Ramirez. Production: VISIVA Foundation, 2009
* Native Spanish Speaker, fluent in English and conversant in French.