Camilo Restrepo - CV + Bio

Camilo Restrepo (born 1973, Medellín, Colombia), earned an MFA from CalArts (2013) and a masters degree in aesthetics from the National University of Colombia (2008). He has had solo or two-person exhibitions at Steve Turner (2013 & 2014; 2015); Art Brussels (2016); ARCO Madrid (2015); Untitled, Miami Beach (2013); Galería Santa Fe, Bogotá (2011); Casa Tres Patios, Medellín (2010); Galería de la Oficina, Medellín (2010) and LA Galería, Bogotá (2009). In 2010, Restrepo was nominated for the Premio Luis Caballero, the most important prize in Colombia for artists over 35.


Born 1973, Medellín
Lives and works in Medellín

Education
2013
MFA in Art, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California

2008
Masters in Aesthetics, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2016

ArtBO (with Steve Turner, Los Angeles), Bogotá (upcoming)
Artist-in-Residence, Lux Art Institute, San Diego
Art Brussels (with Steve Turner, Los Angeles)

2015
Tight Rope, Steve Turner, Los Angeles
Camilo Restrepo & Pablo Rasgado, ARCO Madrid (with Steve Turner, Los Angeles)

2014
El Sueño De La Razón Produce Monstruos, Steve Turner, Los Angeles

2013
This is a Wound, Not Just The Drawing of a Hole, Steve Turner, Los Angeles

2011
Small figures on the ground, Premio Luis Caballero, Galería Santa Fe, Bogotá

2010
Recent works, Galería de La Oficina, Medellín
Small figures on the ground, Casa Tres Patios, Medellín

2009
This is a pipe, LA Galería, Bogotá

Selected Group Shows

2016
CODE Art Fair (with Steve Turner), Copenhagen
Seattle Art Fair (with Steve Turner)

2015
HISTORIAS LOCALES / PRÁCTICAS GLOBALES – ENCUENTRO INTERNACIONAL DE ARTE DE MEDELLÍN 2015 MDE15, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín
Expo Chicago (with Pablo Rasgado & Michael Staniak) (with Steve Turner, Los Angeles)
Space Program, Steve Turner, Los Angeles

2014
Una Linea de Povolo, FLACSO, Quito, Ecuador
ARTBO (with Steve Turner, Los Angeles), Bogota
Pinta London (with Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles)
Zona Maco (with Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles), Mexico City

2013
Untitled, Miami Beach (with Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles)
Subrepticio, Historias Encubiertas, Galería Banasta, Medellín
Gloria/Dinero, Galería de la Oficina, Medellín
Uma linha de pó, Barracao Maravilha Arte Contemporanea, Rio de Janeiro
La gente en la colección del Museo, Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín, Medellín

2012
Poetas en tiempos de escasez. El parqueadero Banco de la República, Bogotá

2011
Más allá de la Crisis, 6a Ventosul, Bienal de Curitiva, Museo Oscar Niemeyer, Brazil
Salón BBVA – Nuevos Nombres Banco de la Repúlbica, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá

2010
42 Salón Nacional de Artistas, Museo Antropológico Universidad del Atlántico, Barranquilla
Premio Bienal de Artes Plásticas y Visuales Bogotá 2010, Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño, Bogotá
Casa Tres Patios – No Soul for Sale, Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London

Awards and Distinctions

2011-2013
Fulbright Grantee, USA

2012
First place, XXII Salón Colombiano de Fotografía, Sala de Arte Suramericana de Seguros, Medellín

Bibliography
2015
Maloney, Darby. “The L.A. Art Scene: Mega-galleries and Narco Art.” The Frame, KPCC, September 25
Miranda, Carolina A. “Art born of the drug wars: Camilo Restrepo on ‘narco bananas’ and pen-on-paper violence,” Los Angeles Times, September 23

2014
Black, Ezrha Jean. “Pacific Standard Surreal – A wish list,” Artillery, May 8

2013
Cembalest, Robin. “Artwork on Violence in Colombia Too Dangerous for Art Fair in Miami,” ARTnews, December 4
Samuels, A.J. “When Art Gets Violent,” Artfetch, September

ArtBO, Bogotá

Camilo Restrepo

October 26 – 30, 2016
Booth C28

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CODE Art Fair, Copenhagen

Jonas Lund, Camilo Restrepo, Rafaël Rozendaal, Michael Staniak & Yung Jake

August 26 – 28, 2016

Code Art Fair, Code, Copenhagen, Copenhagen Art Fair, Steve Turner, Steve Turner Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Michael Staniak, Rafaël Rozendaal, Yung Jake, Camilo Restrepo, Jonas Lund, Net art, Post-Internet art, contemporary art,

Seattle Art Fair

Pablo Rasgado, Camilo Restrepo, Rafaël Rozendaal, Michael Staniak, Yung Jake

August 4 – 7, 2016

Seattle Art Fair, Seattle Art, Seattle, Steve Turner, Steve Turner Contemporary, Steve Turner Los Angeles, Los Angeles Art, Los Angeles, Camilo Restrepo, Yung Jake, Michael Staniak, Pablo Rasgado, Rafael Rozendaal, Rafaël Rozendaal, Medellín art, Melbourne art, Mexico City art, Amsterdam art, Soylent, Abstract Browsing, Unfolded Architecture, Post-Internet, Net art

Art Brussels

Camilo Restrepo & Yung Jake

April 22 – 24, 2016
Booth C21

Brussels web

EXPO CHICAGO

Pablo Rasgado | Camilo Restrepo | Michael Staniak

September 17–20, 2015

expo cover photo

ARTBO

Restrepo / Lund / Rasgado / Rozendaal / Staniak

October 24 – 27, 2014

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Pinta London

Martiel / Rasgado / Restrepo

June 12 – 15, 2014

Camilo Restrepo, Pablo Rasgado, Carlos Martiel, Steve Turner, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, Pinta London, Pinta, London, Latin American Art, contemporary art

Zona Maco, Mexico City

Anwander / Cortright / Rasgado / Restrepo / Staniak / Torres-Alzaga / Orlaineta

February 5 – 9, 2014

Zona Maco, Mexico City, Steve Turner Contemporary

UNTITLED, MIAMI BEACH

Cortright / Rasgado / Restrepo / Staniak

December 2 – 8, 2013

Untitled-13-B18