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OVERVIEW

Maquiamelo is a self-taught Colombian artist who has had solo shows at important international museums including Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Bogotá in Colombia; Museo de Las Americas in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Centro Cultural Estación Mapocho in Santiago, Chile; Pinacoteca Albertina in Turin, Italy and Museo de Arte Moderno de Cartagena. He has also participated in six international biennials as well as important art fairs such as ARTBO in Colombia, ZONAMACO in Mexico, and the LA Art Show, Art New York, Art Wynwood and Art Miami in the United States.

Maquiamelo Studio

Maquiamelo Photo by Oscar Monsalve

Maquaimelo, oil on canvas
Maquiamelo,  oil on canvas
Maquiamelo, oil on canvas

AMETHYST, 2022

Oil and collage on canvas

Signed on the reverse

63,7 x 78,7 In / 162 x 200 cm

ORTUS SOLIS, 2022

Oil and collage on canvas

Signed on the reverse

63,7 x 78,7 In / 162 x 200 cm

AJNA, 2023

Oil and collage on canvas

Signed on the reverse

63,7 x 78,7 In / 162 x 200 cm

Maquaimelo, oil on canvas

LITTLE READHEAD, 2023

Oil and collage on canvas

Signed on the reverse

63,7 x 78,7 In / 162 x 200 cm

ARTWORKS

Maquiamelo Bronze sculpture
Maquiamelo Bronze sculpture
Maquiamelo Bronze sculpture

SOLSTICE, 2022

Bronze sculpture in brown patina

Edition of 3

17 x11 x 9 In / 43 x 28 x 23 cm

COSMONAUT, 2022

Bronze sculpture in green patina

Edition of 3

17 x12.5 x 9 In / 43 x 32 x 23 cm

LIKE,, 2023

Bronze sculpture in brown patina

Edition of 3

19.6 x10.4 x 10.6 In / 50 x 26,5 x 27 cm

BIOGRAPHY

 

 

1972                           Born in Bogotá, Colombia

EDUCATION

1995–1997               Associate Degree, Interior Design, Ashworth College, Connecticut

1991–1993               Scholarship in Art, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2024                             "Desconfinados," Museo de Arte Moderno de  Cartagena; Cartagena, Colombia

                                          "Faces" Kiosek Kim - Maquiamelo, Colour Senses Project; Miami, United States

2022                          "Antologia" Pinacoteca Albertina di Torino; Torino, Italia

                                    "Desconfinados," Galeria Casa Cuadrada; Bogotá, Colombia

2020                          "Vanitas," ZONAMACO, Galería Casa Cuadrada; Mexico City, Mexico

                                    "Vanitas," La Galería; Bogotá, Colombia

2019                          "The Extreme Art of Maquiamelo," Sala de Exposiciones Cafam; Bogotá, Colombia

2017                          "Divas," Centro Cultural Estación Mapocho; Santiago de Chile, Chile

2016                          "Divas," Museo de las Américas; San Juan, Puerto Rico

2015                          "Testas," La Galería; Bogotá, Colombia

                                     "Divas," Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Bogotá; Bogotá, Colombia

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

2019–2021              Associate Member, National Sculpture Society, United States

2018                          Honorary Member, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Bogotá, Colombia

2016                          Prize, Bacatá II, Art for Heart Foundation; Bogotá, Colombia

                                    Honorable Mention, Carolina University; San Juan, Puerto Rico

                                    Nominated for Guggenheim Scholarship, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, United States

2012                           Prize, XVIII Biennial de Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

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