Julia Colmenares Curriculum Vitae
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Education
1999-2001 Master of Fine Art, Byam Shaw School of Art, London, United Kingdom
1996-1998 Diploma with Mention, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Versailles, France
1984-1988 BFA Illustration, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California USA

Selected Exhibitions:


Solo and 2 Person
2019 Forbidden Garden, Bow Bells, Bow, London, June/July
2016 Salomania with Zoe Simon, One Hundred Years Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2014 Holy Smokes, Arcane Exhibitions, London, May
1999 Memories of a Child ’Mal Criada’, Pelo Salon, San Francisco/ California USA, September.
Souvenirs d’un Enfant ‘Mal Criada’ with the participation de La Galerie Les Singuliers, Paris,/ France, (May).
1998 A La Recherche de Galateé, Galerie Les Singuliers, Paris / France

Group
2019 Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, London, November
National Print Exhibition , Bankside Gallery, London, September
Wells Contemporary, Wells, United Kingdom, July/August
2018 Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, London, November
2017 Lynn Painter - Stainers Competition Exhibition, Mall Galleries and Guildford House Gallery, London, Guildford, February
2013 Lynn Painter - Stainers Competition Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, February
Insomnia, Arcane Exhibitions, London, March
2012 Humbug, Arcane Exhibitions, London, December
Amnesia, Arcane Exhibitions, London, November
2012 Threadneedle Competition Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, September
2010 Kirkcarrion, Market Gallery, London, August.
2007 Durty Turkey, Gone Tomorrow Gallery, London, December
A Shady Outpost, APT Gallery, London, Art Council, February
2006 Bunny Incinerator, Gone Tomorrow Gallery, London, December.
12 Box Gallery in Kyungwon University, group exhibition, Seoul, Korea
2005 Rien a Declarer, group exhibition, Kingsgate Workshops and Gallery, London, UK, January
2004 Rien a Declarer, group exhibition, La Faiencerie (partof Novart) Bordeaux, France, October
Hoarders, Lock & Davies, Hackney, London, October
Grout, Empire Studios, Hackney, London, October
Axis Mondi, Vector Vecteur, Espace de l’Animation Blancs Manteaux , Paris, France, April
2002 Poustinia, Land Art Park, Belize, Residency , August
Axis Mondi-San Francisco/Paris Exchange, Espace de l’Animation Blancs Manteaux , Paris, France, July
Axis Mondi-San Francisco/Paris Exchange, Espace Vieux Colombier, Paris, France (April)
Axis Mondi-San Francisco/Paris Exchange, Glaz’art, Paris, France (February)
Axis Mondi - San Francisco/Paris Exchange, Somart Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA (February)
2001 Des Peaux, Des Mots, Cagnes sur Mer, Côte d’Azur, France (December).
Boxes, Kingsgate Gallery, London, UK.
Galerie Les Singuliers, Paris/France
2000 From All corners of the World, Somarts Gallery, San Francisco/USA.
Houseworks, Lauderdale House, installation: (Identité, Possession, Présence et Absence), curated by Isabel

Vasseur, Londres, UK Jan.
1999 69ème Salon de Printemps, Clichy /France, Mai.
1997 Caisse d’Epargne, Versailles/France.
Espace Jean Racine, Saint Rémy Les Chevreuses/France
1996 Inter-Cultural Show , Sonoma State University Inter- Cultural Gallery, Sonoma, California, USA., Curated by Indra

Mungal.
Another Life Up Inside Her Head, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, Californie/ USA, Curated by Amelia Mesa

Bains.
Lagrimas y Sonrisas, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, California/USA Curated by Armando Rascon.

Residencies/Projects
2011 Drawing by Light: Archway/AIR project (CSM partnership), community drawing project inspired by David Batchelor light

sculpture installed above Archway Tube.
2009-2011 Art Facilitator, IDEAL EU funded drawing project, in partnership with the Campaign for Drawing: reporting/organising of

commissioned community and educational drawing projects in England and abroad.
2007 Residency – Katowice 2007, Polish Artist’s Association, Poland, July
2005 Residency-Almeria, Espagne-Fundacion Valparaiso
2000-04 President and co-founder of Axis Mondi, an association organising and promoting intercultural exhibitions between artists

from the European continent and the United States. First venue(s) was Winter San Francisco/SOMARTS gallery, following

with Paris/Spring 2002 and Paris/Summer 2002. Invitation and follow- up show in Blancs Manteaux, Paris 2004.


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