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Catalina Jaramillo

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Bogota, Colombia

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exhibition/performance, conceptual, abstract, photography, traditional, modern, performance, landscape, installation, mixed-media



(b. Colombia, 1980)

Catalina Jaramillo’s work explores the universal notions of transience, loss, grief, oneness and impermanence. Through participatory installations that combine aspects of performance, video, photography and sound; she places herself in emotionally and spiritually trying states in order to overcome personal boundaries of pain and experience the mythopoetic transformational power of art.

Recent exhibitions of Catalina Jaramillo’s work include: You Are Always Here at Dimensions Variable; Open at David Castillo Gallery; The Passing at Calix Gustav Gallery; The Fifth Biennal  at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, and Facsimile at Girls’ Club Collection. Her works can be found collections such as Girls’ Club, Bonnie Teller Swerdloff, Amy Pollack, The Mosquera Collection, and Fom Design Co.


Jaramillo has been recently featured in the Miami New Times and City Link in which she was their cover story. The articles are quite lengthy and interesting. Check out the links below if your interested in reading some of the articles.

Catalina Jaramillo’s “You Are Always Here” Explores Her Deceased Mother’s Objects
By Liz Tracy
March 11, 2011

Artists Typoe and Catalina Jaramillo explore the afterlife
By Carlos Suarez De Jesus
March 31, 2011

Catalina Jaramillo: Mother’s keeper
In a breathtaking exhibition, Catalina Jaramillo says goodbye to her mother by giving away her things.
By Colleen Dougher
April 5, 2011

 Catalina Jaramillo | About Artists. Art is About, May 31 2012 | Digital Article

Suarez De Jesus, Carlos. Artists Explore the Afterlife. Miami New Times, April 2011 Digital Article

Daughter, Colleen. Sun Sentinel, Catalina Jaramillo: Mother’s Keeper. Florida April 1, 2011 Digital Article

Suarez De Jesus, Carlos. Review: Catalina Jaramillo’s “You Are Always Here” at Dimensions Variable. Miami New Times, March 2011 | Digital Article

Tracy, Liz. “Catalina Jaramillo’s “You Are Always Here” Explores Her Deceased Mother’s Objects.” Miami New Times. Mar 11 2011(2011) Digital Article

Carmona, Sergio. “Art Exhibit Explores Sukkot Holiday.” Sun Sentinel Florida 26 October: 2011.

Carmona, Sergio. “Art Exhibit Explores Sukkot Holiday.” Florida Jewish Journal 24 October: 2011.

Mills, Michael. Bi-Curious: The Art & Culture Center’s Biennial Show Includes Some Surprises. Broward New Times, May 2011 | Digital Article

Daughter, Colleen. Biennial Artists. Sun Sentinel. Florida, April 26, 2011

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Solo Exhibitions

You Are Always Here. Dimensions Variable, Miami FL (2011)

1983, You Are Always Here. Colombian Consulate, Coral Gables, FL (2009)

Catalina. Florida Artist Series, Hallandale Beach Government Center, Hallandale, FL. (2000)

Selected Group Exhibitions

Salon de Notre Société. Primary Projects, Miami FL (2012)

Impermanence. Curated by David Castillo and Samantha Salzinger FIU Urban Studios, Miami (2012)

Four Species. Maor Gallery, Miami FL (2011)

Miami Currently Under Improvement. Miami FL (2011)

Ear Conditioning. Miami FL (2011)

Smash and Grab. Locust Projects, Miami FL (2010, 2011)

All Media Juried Artist Biennial Hollywood Art and Culture Center, FL (2011)

Sound Art. 18 Rabbit Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (2011)

Abracadabra, Exhibition comprised of a selection of approximately 100 works in all media by artists who have been invited to participateHollywood Art and Culture Center, FL (2011, 2010)

Facsimile. Girls’ Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (2010)

Megaplex: Juried Annual Show. 6th Street Container, Miami FL (2010)

Art Fallout. Girls’ Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale FL (2010)

The Myth Of Power. 1310 Gallery, Ft Lauderdale (2010)

The Passing. Calix Gustav Gallery, Miami Fl (2010)

Open. David Castillo Gallery, Miami FL (2010)

Full Load. Featured Guest Artist, Design District, Miami, FL (2005)

10 The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum (2004)

Can We Be Your Objects? Norton Building, Miami, FL (2004)

MilenioA New Perspective. New Media, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia (1999)

Selected Exhibitions Curated

A longer Shinbone. Girls’ Club Collection. Ft. Lauderdale Florida (2011)

Taiwan Discovered: In Place and Time. Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum (2010)

The Art of Buddhism. Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum (2010)

Recent Exhibits

Catalina Jaramillo participated in these exhibits:

Jun, 2013 Miami Performance International Festival
Edge Zones Art Center
Apr, 2013 Abracadabra
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
Mar, 2013 Identity Miami
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
Feb, 2013 Aesthetics & Values 2013
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
Feb, 2012 Abracadabra
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
Click here to see all exhibits for Catalina Jaramillo

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