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ALBERTO BARAYA

Bogotá, Colombia 1968

 

EDUCATION

1995     Master in Aesthetics and Art Theory. Autonomous University of Madrid

1991     Master in Plastic Arts. National University of Colombia, Bogotá.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2015     Berlin Expedition. Herbarium of artificial plants. Mutisiana tropical greenhouse , Projects Space Fernando Pradilla. Madrid, Spain 

      Nominal Nature. CA2M. Móstoles. Madrid, Spain 

      Water weavers. Conde Duque Center. Madrid, Spain 

      Ideal Project # 2.CCSP. Sao Paulo, Brazil.

2014     The Green Light District. Kunstencentrum BUDA, Belgium. /Natural disaster. AB & Jonathan Hernández. Lake House. UNAM. Mexico. 

             Mexico Expedition. Parallel Project. Mexico DF.

2013     Naturalism / Artificiality: Expeditions and Research of the Herbarium of Artificial Plants. The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum. Florida International University. Miami USA.

             Border plantings, with Yhonnie Scarce. Australian Experimental Art Foundation. Adelaide Australia.

2012     Zoo. Together with Jonathan Hernández. The Central Gallery. Bogotá, Colombia.

             Río. Place to Doubts. Cali, Colombia.

2011     Indianapolis Expedition. Together with Danielle Riede. Art Institute Contemporary. Herron School of Arts. Indianapolis USES

             River. MUZAC Zenu Museum of Contemporary Art. Hunting. Cordova

2010     Nova Brasiliensis Expedition. Nara Roesler Gallery. Sao Paulo, Brazil.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

 

2019     Flora. Stavanger Art Museum. Norway.

             Mesuras. Fundación Cerezales Antonino y Cinia.  León. Spain

             "Bloosomed and captured". Gallery Stihl Waiblingen. Germany .

2017      Metrópole - Galeria Nara Roesler - Sao Paulo, Brasil.

              Rescatando el paisaje COMPARATIVE STUDIES OF LANDSCAPES Espacio Odeón, Bogotá, Colombia.

2016     Las horas perdidas - Artist x Artist, Havana, Cuba.

             Espesa Savia - Casa del Lago, Mexico City. 

             Botany under Influence - Apexarte, New York, USA. 

             Inaccurate Areas - Museum of Modern Art of Bogotá (MAMBO), Bogotá, Colombia. 

             Another Dimension - The Overcoming of Bidimensionality in Contemporary Art - Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

2015     Lenguajes de Papel VI - Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain. 

             10th Mercosul Biennial - Messages from a New America - Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre.

             Waterweavers - The River in Contemporary Colombian Visual and Material Culture - Art Museum of the Americas - AMA, Washington, DC, USA.

             Nominal Nature - CA2M - Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid / "Belleza?" - São Paulo Cultural Center, São Paulo, Brazil.

2014     After the Previous. Santa Fe Gallery. Bogotá, Colombia. 

             Beyond the Supersquare. Looks at South American Modernism. Bronx Museum. New York USES

             Waterweavers. The river in Contemporary Colombian Visual and Material Culture. BARD G.C. New York, USA. 

             Berlin Expedition. Herbarium of artificial plants. 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art. KW Institute for Contemporary Art. Etnologische Museum. Dahlem Berlin Germany.

             Constrictions. Museum of Antioquia. Medellin Colombia.

2013     Knowing how to ignore. 43 National Salon of Artists. Museum of Antioquia.Medellín, Colombia.

             Fotonovela. III Latin American Forum of Photography. Itau Cultural. Sao Paulo .

             Erinerungs Felder, Berlin, Ratzkeller, Germany; FuGAA, Bogotá. 

             The Hunter and the factory. Jumex Collection Foundation. Mexico 

             Tropical Hangover. ArtLima. Art Fair. Lime. Peru / Some Lagoons. Parallel Project. Mexico 

             El Dorado. To Gentil Carioca. Rio de Janeiro & FuGAA. Bogota Colombia.

2012     The Bogota China Town, 9th Shanghai Biennale. Bogotá Pavilion.

             Voyage voyage. Maison de L'Amerique Latin. Paris. France.

             Play with me. MOOLA. Long Beach The Angels. USA.

             Material Information. Norske Kunsthåndverkeres Temautstilling. Kunstmuseene. Berguen Norway

2011     Botánica After Humboldt. Comisaria por Rosa Olivares. CDAN, Huesca.

             Estación Experimental. Comisarios Andrés Mengs y Virginia Torrente. CA2M. Móstoles. Madrid, España.

             La fábula de los Pájaros. Bienal Internacional de Arte. Cuenca. Ecuador

 

COLLECTIONS

Banco de la República, Bogotá, Colombia

Luis Angel Arango Library, Bogotá, Colombia 

Youth Institute, Madrid, Spain 

Art Museum of the National University of Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia 

Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, USA 

United States Information Agency, USA.