<<<<<Currently traveling in Turkey and working on the third volume of Ancient Abstract stories>>>>>

CARLOS ALFONSO
1986, Popayán, Colombia

LINKS TO OTHER WORK
www.ancientabstractstories.blogspot.com

ART RESIDENCIES
2013_Flat Stichting Bijlmer, Amsterdam, NL
2013_Agora, Berlin, DE

EDUCATION
2015_ MFA, LUCA School of Arts, Brussels, BE
2010_ Industrial Design, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, CO

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018_ Sleepwalker, Salon 1030-hosted by Theun Vonckx. Brussels, BE
2017_ Historias son fantasmas de dominio público, Sketch Gallery. Bogotá, CO
2015_ Margaritas, Sketch Gallery. Bogotá, CO

2013_ South Land Sub, Flat Stichting, Bijlmer. Amsterdam, NL
2012_ Er-Grah, Espacio 101. Bogotá, CO

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018_Metapoiesis, perspectivas y poéticas del arte desde América Latina. Estudio Ráneo. Cuenca, Ec
2017/2018_Continent des anecdotes. (Hotel Europa), project space of Felix Frachon Gallery. Brussels, BE
2016_Composition with two tables. Collaboration with Jonas Vanhullebush, In de Ruimte. Ghent, BE
2016_Interactions Durables, Galerie Louise. Paris, FR
2016_Open studios, NUCLEO. Ghent, BE
2016_Globo 2, Por estos días. Medellín, CO
2016_Before love or something else, Window, Hopstreet Gallery. Brussels, BE
2015_Sightseeing-Currents # 3, Marres (Opel building). Maastricht, NL
2015_
Risas Pregrabas, SGR Gallery. Bogotá, CO
2015_
Nominated artists Sara Modiano Prize, Cafam Theater Gallery. Bogotá, CO
2015_Minutos, SITIO, ArtBo, (Collaboration with Sketch Gallery), Bogotá, CO
2015_Jan Naaijkens Prijs exhibition, Kunstpodium T. Tilburg, NL

2015_More Cuts Please, Komplot. Brussels, BE
2014_In-semble, Kunstpodium T. Tilburg, NL
2014_Fantasmas, Rat Trap. Bogotá, CO
2014_
Exorcised, LUCA School of arts campus. Brussels, BE
2014_Collection of Useless Cosmologies in Empty Spaces, B32. Maastricht, NL
2014_Title of the Exhibition, Sint-Lukas art gallery. Brussels, BE
2013_BijlmAir 2013, CBK Zuidoost. Amsterdam, NL
2013_Beyond The Map, Open Art Route Zuidoost. Amsterdam, NL
2013_Atlantic Ocean Drive, Vondelbunker. Amsterdam, NL

2013_Modelo para una narrativa no funcional, Los Unicos. Lima, PE
2013_Remains, Agora. Berlin, DE
2012_Monumentos a lo casi eterno, ArtBo/Artecámara. Bogotá, CO
2012_Comunes no Corrientes, Sótano 30-45. Bogotá, CO
2012_Sabadabadú, Gallery Santa Fe. Bogotá, CO

2012_Como Pan Caliente, Gallery Espacio 101. Bogotá, CO
2011_V Two-dimensional Art Salon, FGAA, (Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation). Bogotá, CO
2011_REC, Gallery El Container. Quito, EC
2010_Santa Cecilia, 7th Venice Biennale of Bogotá. Bogotá, CO
2009_Zapatero a tus Zapatos, Mapateatro. Bogotá, CO 


GRANTS
2013_Grant for national and international circulation for artists and agents of visual arts, Ministry of Culture, CO
2013_Flat Stichting grant for two-month art residency in Amsterdam, NL

BOOKS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS
2016_ ‘La Fiesta del Querer’, Ed. La Silueta, drawing book, May, 208 p, CO
2014_ ‘Ancient Abstract Stories’, Ed. La Silueta, vol.2. Graphic novel, October, 32 p, CO
2014_‘The means of not attaining an end’, Charles Nyples Lab, Van Eyck, June, 92 p, NL
2013_ ‘Low Land’, self-publication with the support of the Ministry of Culture in Colombia, 
December, 64 p, CO
2013_‘Ancient Abstract Stories’, Ed. La Silueta, vol.1. Graphic novel, April, 16 p, CO
2012_ ‘El Sótano del Edi cio’, Ed. Gato Encerrado, Cover, November, CO
2012_‘Catalogue ArtBo’, 
Ed. La Silueta, October, CO
2012_‘Piel’, Ed. La Silueta, Cover and content drawings, April, CO
2012_‘Libro para hacer del cuerpo’, Self-publication, March, 72 p, CO
2012_‘Dinero’, Matera Magazine, vol.5, Illustration page content, February, CO
2012_‘Catalogue V Bidimensional Art Salon’, Ed. Tangrama, January, CO
2011 ‘La Mentira’, Letrataque, vol.1, Poster, April, CO

NOMINATIONS/SELECTIONS
2017_Nominated for OMA prize with video “BALA”, ArtBo, Bogotá, CO
2015_Nominated for the Jan Naaijkens Prijs, North Brabant Society, Tilburg, NL
2015_Selected for SITIO, Experimental section of ArtBo, Bogotá, CO
2015_Selected for Currents # 3 ‘Sightseeing’, Marres, Maastricht, NL
2015_Selected for Feria del Millón, (Million Art Fair), Textura, Bogotá, CO
2014_Nominated for CIFO, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Grants program for Latin American artists, Young artists category, Miami, US
2014_Selected for Feria del Millón, (Million Art Fair), Textura, Bogotá, CO
2012_Selected for Artecámara Emergent artists pavilion in ArtBo, international Art Fair of Bogotá, Curated by Conrado Uribe, Bogotá, CO
2011_Selected for V Salón de Arte Bidimensional, (V Two-dimensional Art Salon), FGAA, (Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation), Bogotá, CO
2010_Selected for The Venice Biennale of Bogotá, Collective Santa Cecilia, Bogotá, CO

PARTICIPATION IN ART FAIRS
2017_ArtBo, Sketch Gallery. Bogotá, CO
2016_Artissima, Sketch Gallery. Torino, IT
2016_ArtBo, Sketch Gallery. Bogotá, CO
2016_Material, Sketch Gallery. Mexico City, MX
2016_Off Course Art Fair, Brussels, BE