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. get in touch.
PARTICIPATION IN PRIZES AND CONTESTS
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 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition / CIFAC, New York City
2018 BIG Barcelona International Gallery Awards / CAGE Gallery, Spain
2017 Luxembourg Art Prize / Galerie Hervé Lancelin, 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
2018 Artist selected for the IFC Asset Management Company Annual Review (print and online) / World Bank Group
2012 Top 10 Finalist / Abstract showdown / Saatchi Art Santa Monica, CA
2011 Finalist / Canon National Photography Contest / Bogota
2007 Artist selected by PricewaterhouseCoopers for the book Voces 60 Años PwC / Bogota
2000 Winning Artist / National Award for Individual Creation in Painting / The Government of Colombia - Ministry of Culture / Bogota
Jaramillo´s artworks has been featured in several Books, Magazines, Newspapers, TV Shows, Virtual galleries, Art catalogs, Art Blogs, and websites.
The artwork has been featured in the following collections:
- PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bogota
- New This Week Collection by Rebecca Wilson
- Inspired by Yves Klein Collection by the Curator Kat Henning
- NPQ's Summer 2013 Edition curated by Cassandra Heliczer
- The Bright Fantastic Collection by Rebecca Wilson and the Saatchi Art curation team
- Celebrating Kusama curated by Katherine Henning
- Spotlight on Latin America Artworks curated by Rebecca Wilson
- In Celebration of Yayoi Kusama Artworks curated by Yosha Moudgil
- Private Art Collections / Germany, Monaco, United States, United Kingdom, Poland, Switzerland, Spain, Chile, Costa Rica and Colombia
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 Red Dot Spectrum / Art Basel Miami Art Week
2017 De Autor / Le Village / Cero Art Gallery, Bogota
2016 Art auction / 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 / Casa Cuadrada Art Gallery, Bogota-Zurich
2012 Best of the House / Casa Cuadrada Art Gallery, Bogota-Zurich
2011 Art Takes Time Square / Chashama, NYC
2009 Art + Soul / Los Angeles, California
2008 Voces 60 Años PwC / PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bogota
2007 Dementesbrillantes / Casa Cuadrada Art Gallery, Bogota-Zurich
2006 Erotic Art / El Benjamin Alternative space, Bogota
2005 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 Fusionarte / Davril Gallery, Bogota
2001 / 2002 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, Bogotá
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Luise, Bavaria, Germany
“I received your piece 'Bold' today and it is absolutely stunning! I LOVE it! Thank you for creating such a show stopper beautiful piece! You are incredible talent! My whole family - husband and 3 daughters- thinks it is amazing”.
Lisa, Chicago, USA
“Today I received the paintings! The images is in the words of Steve Jobs "insanely great". Probably I'll spend with this paintings a few decades of my life. The 'Summer Rain' It is great! Much more optimistic and bright than 'Golden Rain'. Thank you very much for your talent and cooperation!”.
Piotr, Warsaw, Poland
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Julia & Alex, Monte Carlo, Monaco
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Ann & Doug, Dallas, USA