Biography

Self-taught

The artist has dedicated most of his career to painting. In parallel to that he has done research and worked on related fields including graphic design, stage design, jewelry, animation and others.

1.997 – 1.999 /  Metal engraving workshop with Edgar Correal, Bogota, Colombia
1.985 – 1.986 /  Meza Bates art departments, Bogota, Colombia
1.982 / Sancho advertisement art department, Bogota, Colombia
1.982 / Stage design and animation for Patricia Azuero’s short film “Let’s paint a picture or the world of the planets” Bogota, Colombia
1.978 – 1.979 /  Painting and metalwork workshop with Manel Nuñez and Sandra Duran, Barcelona, Spain
1.976 / Design workshop with Gustavo Sorzano, Bogota, Colombia
1.975 / Leo Burnett art department, Bogota, Colombia
1.975 / David Manzur School of Arts, Bogota, Colombia
1.974 / University Jorge Tadeo Lozano, graphic design, Bogota, Colombia

Group Exhibitions

2017 /  PAINTING THE CINEMA – CAFAM Gallery, Bogocine, Bogota, Colombia
300 ARTISTS FOR PEACE IN COLOMBIA, (Itinerant Exhibition), Espacios Compartidos JRM

  • 2016 / Public Library Julio Mario Santo Domingo, Bogota, Colombia
  • 2016 / EL SOLAR CULTURAL HOUSE, Bucaramanga, Colombia
  • 2017 / Cultural and Educational Center Catolic Kings, Bogota, Colombia

2016 / TRIBUTE TO GABO – Magical Realism and Visual Arts, Public Library Julio Mario Santo Domingo, Espacios Compartidos JRM, Bogota, Colombia
2.014 / Anapoima Art Salon 14 -15, House of Culture, Anapoima, Colombia.
2.014 / Central Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand, AOTAart
2.014 / DTCC (The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation), AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.014 / Pfizer, AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.014 / Remembering Enrique Grau, Public Library Julio Mario Santodomingo, Bogota, Colombia
2.014 / Graphia B/N GRAPHIGRUPO, Universidad de los Andes, Enrique Grau Araujo Foundation, Bogota, Colombia
2.014 / Otras Meninas (Itinerant Exhibition), Women Together Foundation

  • Cartagena Historial Museum, Palace of the Inquisition, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Galería de la Aduana, Pilot Library of the Caribbean, Barranquilla, Colombia
  • Departmental Library Jorge Garces Borrero, Santiago de Cali, Colombia

2.013 / Kilpatrick Townsendm, AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.013 / Epstein Becker Green, AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.013 / Proskaur Rose, AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.013 / Bristol-Myers Squibb N.J., AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.013 / Dechert, AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.013 / The History of the Creative, See.Me Gallery, N.Y., USA
2.012 / New York Life Insurance, AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.012 / KPMG, AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.012 / Ernst & Young, AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.012 / JPMorgan Chase, AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.012 / Kelley Drye, AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.012 / Goldman Sachs, AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.012 / Credit Suisse, AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.012 / BlackRock, AOTAart N.Y., USA
2.012 / Imagen Gallery, Panama City, Panama
2.011 / Imagen Gallery, Panama City, Panama
2010 / Daniels Center For The Arts, Miami, USA
2010 / Art Shangahi, Latin – American Pavillion LAP, Elite Arteditions Gallery, Shangahi, China.
2.010 / The Wit Gallery, Lenox Mass., USA
2.007 / Let’s Paint Around Colombia, El Nogal Club, Bogota, Colombia
2.007 / La Calleja Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2.006 / The Wit Gallery, Lenox Mass., USA
2.006 / Art and Nature, Jose Celestino Mutis Botanical Garden, Bogota, Colombia
2.006 / Art on Canvas, Alonso Garces Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2.005 / The Wit Gallery, Lenox Mass., USA
2.005 / Art for the Children, La Pared Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2.004 / Art comes to the ASAB Library, District Archive, Bogota, Colombia
2.004 / GDS Gallery, San Jose, Costa Rica
2.004 / The Erotic Eye, Cafe Libro Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2.004 / The Wit Gallery, Lenox Mass., USA
2.004 / Hall of January, La Pared Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2.003 / La Noche de la Pinta, Colombo-French Alliance Gallery Waiting Room, Bogota, Colombia
2.003 / La Pared Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2.003 / 1st Salon, La Pared Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2.003 / Denim in Art, Bal Harbour Shops, Miami, USA
2.002 / Denim in Art, Alonso Garces Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2.002 / Children’s Museum, permanent mural, Bogota, Colombia
2.002 / Epilogue, La Pared Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2.001 / Iberarte Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2.000 / Toronto International Art Fair 2000, Felipe Grimberg Fine Arts, Toronto, Canada
2.000 / Art Miami 2000, Felipe Grimberg Fine Arts, Miami, USA
2.000 / Prologue, La Pared Gallery, Bogota, Colombia

Project AMA (Itinerant Engraving Exhibition), Paramo Park Museum

  • 2.000 / Museum of Museums, Colsubsidio, Bogota, Colombia
  • 1.999 / Book Fair, Bucaramanga, Colombia
  • 1.999 / Expoambiente, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 1.998 / Corporate headquarters, Bogota, Colombia

1.999 / Nation Alive, Hacienda Fusca, Bogota, Colombia
1.999 / The Fenalco Collection, Fenalco Art Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
1.999 / Compas Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
1.999 / Expontanea III, Verarte Gallery, Villa de Leyva, Colombia
1.998 / Latin American Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1.998 / Expontanea II, La Calera, Colombia
1.998 / Expontanea I, La Calera, Colombia.
1.994 / Arts Cooperative, Bogota, Colombia
1.994 / Forma y Color Colombia. Bogotá, Colombia.
1.991 / La Bijoux. Caracas, Venezuela.
1.990 / Cooperativa de Artes Plásticas. Bogotá, Colombia.
1.981 / La Imaginaria Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
1.978 / Temps Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
1.976 / April Arts V, University Museum, Medellin, Colombia
1.975 / New Names in National Plastics, MAC, Bogota, Colombia
1.975 / IX August Salon, third place, MAC, Bogota, Colombia
1.974 / National Salon of Artists, National Museum, Bogota, Colombia

Solo Exhibitions

2016  / Andean Parliament, Bogota, Colombia
2.016 / Ecuadorian Embassy, Bogota, Colombia
2.015 / Exhibition and presentation of his artist book, Casa Cano Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2.007 /Skandia Cultural Center Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2.005  /La Pared Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
2.002 /International Monetary Fund (IMF) Exhibition Hall, Washington, DC, USA
2.002 / John F Kennedy Center, Colombian Embassy, Washington, DC, USA
1.999 / Fenalco Art Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
1.995 / Luis Pérez Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
1.980 / Colombian Architectural Association, Bogota, Colombia
1.979 / Banco Central Hipotecario, Bogota, Colombia
1.977 / XX Hall, Banco de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia

Publications

  • Adaptation of his pictorial material for the illustration of “ZENÓCRATE”, collection of books of poetry and novel of Uniediciones Editores’s . Titles: “The Mosaics of Babylonia” – Fernando Denis, 2015; “The Nostalgia of the Colonel” –  Rafael Dario Jimenez, 2016; “Rituals of Trade” – Raul Vallejo, 2016; “Attempt of Suspicion” –  Victor Rojas, 2016; “Everything what has Got Lost” – Leonardo Jose Maya, 2016; “To Extinguish the Fire” –  Basilio Calazans, 2016; “The Breathing of the Things” – Nidia Garrido, 2016; “Eric’s Perverse Circle” – Gloria Bernal Acevedo, 2016; “In Aeternum III’s Parable” – Bernardo Carreño, 2016; “The Four Circles”- Gloria Bernal Acevedo, 2016; “Seeds of Shade and Light” – Beatriz Rodríguez, 2016; “The Life in Rent” – Edgar Hernan Fuentes C., 2016; “Those Promises” – Jose Manuel Ursua Castro, 2016; “The Nautilus Treasury” – Pablo Uribe Ricaurte, 2016; “Distances that Return” – Jesus Angel Linares Vesga, 2016; “Pulses of the Skin” – Carlos Acosta, 2017; “Vintage of the Bearer” – Jose Luis Diaz-Granados, 2017; “Memory of the Fish” –  Luis Fernando Macias, 2017; “You Remember Monin de Boll” – Clinton Ramirez, 2017; “Dangerous Adornments and Other Fictions” – Nestor Quiroz Moreno, 2017; “Geographies For the Yellow Animal” – Demetrio Lukacs, 2017; “Loudspeaker Rescued of the Titanic” – Samuel Jaramillo Gonzalez, 2017; “The Court of the Seas” – Jose Manuel Elias, 2017; “The Interrupted Eternity” – Fernando Iriarte, 2017; “The Wound of the Centuries” – Orietta Lozano, 2017.
  • Social Foundation Transplant Colombia. Calendar, 2016
  •  Calendario Koaj, 2015
  • Social Foundation Transplant Colombia. Calendar, 2015
  •  Daniel Borda, retrospective edition (208 pages), Fernando Denis – Fernando Toledo – Cristina Maya – Jotamario Arbelaez ; Jaime Vargas Editions Editions, 2014
  •  Morbo magazine (México), Number 13, Pages 60, 61 & 62, August 2014
  • Adaptation of his pictorial material to the illustrations for the book “The Remains of Time”, Cristina Maya poetry anthology, Trilce Publishers, 2014
  •  Art Book GRAPHIA blanco/negro, GRAPHIGRUPO, Universidad de los Andes
  • Social Foundation Transplant Colombia. Calendar, 2014
  •  Adaptation of his pictorial material to the illustrations for the book “Dialogs with the Secret Sculpture”, poetic anthology of Fernando Denis, Collage Publishers, 2013
  •  Ana Tzarev Gallery N.Y. (Univision Interview)
  • Social Foundation Transplant Colombia. Calendar, 2013
  •  Landscape & Landscape Painting in Colombia, Francisco Gil Tovar; Editorial Intergraficas S.A., 2012
  • Social Foundation Transplant Colombia. Calendar, 2012
  •  Art for the Fanatics Number 1, September 2006
  •  Art Shanghai, Latin-American Pavilion LAP, catalog, 2010
  •  The Resources of Imagination – Visual Arts from the Andean Region in Colombia, Eduardo Marceles Daconte; Editorial Publicultural Ltda., 2010
  •  Matamoros Corporation. Calendar, 2008
  •  Permoda S.A. Calendar, 2007
  •  Le Monde Diplomatique (Colombian Edition), Number 43/March 2006, Number 45/May 2006, Number 46/June 2006, Number 50/October 2006, Number 51/November 2006
  •  Daniel Borda, Metal against Skin, Edgar Correal – Jotamario Arbelaez; Jaime Vargas Editions, 2005
  •  Art Goes to the ASAB Library, District Institute for the Culture and Tourism, 2004
  •  Art in Colombia Number 82, ART MIAMI 2000, Carol Damian
  •  Art Miami Catalog, 2000
  •  Adaptation of his pictorial material to the illustrations for the book “Guide to the Afterlife” – Ken Akehurst; Elektra Publishers, 1995
  •  Daniel Borda, The Eye of the Cyclone or Internal Landscapes, Klaus Steinmetz – Diego Leon Giraldo; Saenz Publishers, 1995
  •  Colombia, Shape and Color, 1994