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Jorge Restrepo's artist profile


Jorge's portfolio

•“Beyond the touchable”, Sala Aires, Aires de Cordoba Cultural Asociation Ayuntamiento de Cordoba, Junta de Andalucia, National Organization of the Blind Spanish, ONCE and Handicap International. Cordoba, Spain, November 6th to 22nd, 2006.

•“To see with the hands”, Museum House of escribano Don Juan de Vargas. XXXIV International Festival of the Culture. Handicap International. Tunja, Colombia, November 10th to 20th, 2006.

•“Contacto” - Alianza Colombo Francesa, Embajada de Francia en Colombia, Handicap International, Asociación Colombiana de Padres con Hijos Especiales, ACPHES, Fundación Carlos José Ramón Mi pie izquierdo, en el marco del 1er Festival Nacional de Arte Especial, Bucaramanga, Colombia, 3 a 12 de octubre de 2006.

•“Contact”, French Alliance, as part of the National Festival of Disabilities Art, Bucaramanga, Colombia, October 3 to 12, 2006.

•“Beyond the touchable”, Municipal Library, Handicap International and the National Center for Rehabilitation of the Blind. Esteli, Nicaragua, August 25 to September 1, 2006.

•“To see with the hands”. Colombo-French Alliance, Vice-presidency of the Colombian Republic, National Institute for the Blind (INCI), Handicap International and COPA Airlines. Bogota, Colombia, August 3 to 31, 2006.

•“Contact”. L´Etoile Galery Colombo-French Alliance, Center of Museums of the Caldas University, Vice-presidency of the Colombian Republic, Association of the Visually Impaired (ALFA), TCC, Handicap International and Government of Caldas. Manizales, Colombia. July 6st to 22nd.

•“Beyond the visual”. Handicap International, French Alliance, Organization of the Blind of Nicaragua, The Polus Center, Leon, Nicaragua. May 26sth to June 2nd, 2006.

•“Contact”, Patrimonial Hall Carlos Mejia Mesa, Universitarium Museum, University of Antioquia, System of Libraries, Non Limits Visually Impaired Territorial Association, Atril and Handicap International. Medellin, Colombia. May 3nd to 31th, 2006.

•“Carpet”. Public installation/intervention. Museum of the Honduran Man and Municipality of Tegucigalpa. Curator: Carlos Lanza. Tegucigalpa, Honduras, April 14th, 2006.

•“Contact”. Comfandi Cultural Center, French Alliance and Handicap International, Cali, Colombia. March 21st to April 22nd, 2006.

•“Beyond the touchable”. French Alliance, Handicap International and Organization of the Blind of Nicaragua. Managua, Nicaragua. February 24 to March 5, 2006.

•“Travesía”. Comfandi Cultural Center, Cali, Colombia. February 21st to March 18th, 2006.

•“El Mayoreo”. Museum of the Honduran Man and Municipality of Tegucigalpa. Curator: Carlos Lanza. Tegucigalpa, Honduras, September 30rd and October 1st , 2005.

•“Expolio” Museum of the Honduran Man. Curator: Donaldo Altamirano. August 9th to 26th, 2005, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

•“Beyond the touchable”. Exhibition of paintings dedicated to blind people. French Alliance of Tegucigalpa, Handicap International, National Union of Blinded People of Honduras and Embassy of the French Republic. July 28th until August 4th, 2005, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

•“Urdimbres”, National Gallery of Art, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. April 15 to 30, 2004.

•“Mantos Liricos”, Casa de Italia. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. March 26th to 29th, 2004
•Centro Cultural Sanpedrano, San Pedro Sula, Honduras. March 18th to April 11th , 2004
•"Azteca", Patronato Pro-Patrimonio Cultural, San Salvador, El Salvador. August, 14th to September 29th, 2003
•Vinalia Winecafé, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. August 19th to September 31st, 2003
•First individual exhibit at age of 14, Art Academy of the San Ignacio School, in Medellin, Colombia


•“Creators”, Cultural Association Aires de Cordoba, Spain. Contemporary an Modern Art Saloon, Zamorano Museums, Honduras. November 10th to 25th, 2006

•“Semantics”. Modern Art Center Casa Duro. Coordinator: Jaime Rodriguez. Ayuntamiento de Mieres, Asturias, Spain. September 28th to October 26th, 2006

•"Cordoba Creators", Espacio Amicus Gallery, Cultural Association Aires de Cordoba, Sala Aires, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, June 28th to July 8th, 2006.

•Maracena Exhibit, Art in Commerce. Association Valentin Ruiz Aznar Art Collection. 97 works from 35 countries. Maracena House of Culture and different areas of the city. Granada, Spain, May 8th to 26th, 2006.

•Arteclasica 2006. Third Fair of Classic and Contemporary Art. Argentinartes Gallery, Centro Costa Salguero, Buenos Aires, Argentina. May 4th to 9th, 2006.

•Sala La muralla, Rectorade of Malaga University, Spain. April 26th to May 14th, 2006.

•“Toma dos, tomates”, Paradisso Gallery and Cafe, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. March 9th to 23th, 2006.

•“Toma uno”, Café Paradisso, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. January 26th to February 9th, 2006.

•Expo Trastiendas 2005 Fair, Centro Municipal de Exposiciones de Buenos Aires, November 22nd to 28th, 2005, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

•“Vianal”. Exhibit of Lacrimogena Project (L.Rodriguez, D.Andino and A. Nuñez): Jorge Restrepo, invited artist. La Plazuela Gallery, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. August 19th to 27th, 2005.

•Exhibit of artworks that received prices at the III International Competition of Fine Arts "Aires de Cordoba" Edition of 2005. Aires de Cordoba Cultural Association, Sala Aires and International Center of Contemporary Art. 2nd to 14th of September, 2005. Cordoba, Spain.
•“Arte-Clásica 2005”. Represented by Argentinartes Gallery. Centro de Exposiciones Costa Salguero, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 5th to 10th, 2005.
•“With title. Educate in values, prevent gender violence”. Center of Art Ismael. Puerto del Rosario. Fuerteventura, Canary Icelands, Spain. April the 22nd to May 30th, 2005.
•“Anthology of the Honduras Fine Arts”. Jacob Karpio Galeria. San Jose Costa Rica. March 17th, 2005.
•"Diversité de l' Art Contemporain II", Galería Artitude and Argentinartes, Paris, France, March 3 to April 11th, 2005.
•"Diversité de l' Art Contemporain", Artitude Gallery and Argentinartes, Paris, France, February 17th to 28th, 2005.
•“9 in the Pool”, Galeria Casa Cuadrada, Bogota, Colombia. February 10th to 18th, 2005.
•“Palenqueras”. Subasta de arte y exposición en Carrion-Vivar Galery, Bogotá, Colombia. February 9th to March 1, 2005.
•“Made in + Collective art with El Circulo”, Sala museo de arte experimental, Zamorano, San Antonio de Oriente, Honduras. November 12th to 26th, 2004
•Anthology of the Honduras Fine Arts, “Ricardo Aguilar”. Tegucigalpa, Honduras. November 15 to December 15th, 2004.
•Affordable Art Fair London. The Autumn Collection, Perdurabo Art. Battersea Park, London, UK, from Thursday 21 - Sunday 24 Oct 2004
•ARTEXPO ATLANTA, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 9th to 12 of September, 2004.
•Invited artist to the XIX Fine Arts Biennale, Honduran Institute of the Inter-American Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, August 5th to September 3, 2004
•Latin American Masters and two invited artists: Jorge Restrepo and Ricardo Calanchini. HATMAN Art Space, Coral Gables, FL, USA, July 2nd, to August 30th, 2004.
•Sofitel Nicolás de Ovando, Dominican Republic, August 10th, 2004.
•Expo-Art, exhibit of photography and paintings. Honduran Institute of Hispanic Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, January 23rd to 31st, 2004.
•Anthology of Honduras Fine Arts, "Carlos Zuñiga Figueroa", Tegucigalpa, Honduras. November 15th to December 15th, 2003.
•Hyatt Suites Galleries, Lexington, Kentucky, USA. November 20th to 22nd, 2003,
•Anthology of Honduras Fine Arts, "Maria Talavera", November 15th to December 15th, 2002. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.


•First Price. 10º Saloon Mercosur International Price Diogenes Taborda 2005. Cultural Volpe Stessens Foundation. September 21th, 2005, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
•Accesit, III International Competition of Fine Arts "Aires de Cordoba" Edition of 2005. Aires de Cordoba Cultural Asociation, Sala Aires and International Center of Contemporary Art. July 15th, 2005. Cordoba, Spain.
•Selected artwork. International Fine Arts Contest 2005, "Composer Antonio Gualda". The Cultural Association Valentin Ruiz Aznar, Granada, Spain, July 2005.


•Art Solidarity. Honduran Institute of the Hispano-American Culture and French Alliance. Tegucigalpa, Honduras, November 9th, 2006
•Auction “Noche Latina”. The Children’s Aid Society, September 29th, 2005 at LQ in New York City, NY, USA
•“Artesubasta”. Guatemala, Guatemala. February 21st to March 9th , 2005.


•Lucena Point of Encounter. Colectivo Punto y Aparte Arte y Punto. Lucena, Cordoba, Spain, 2007
•“Open”, Insertspace Project. Islington Mill, Manchester, USA.
•4th International Miniart Exchange. Belfast, Northern Ireland. March 5th until 6th April, 2007 (Scheduled exhibit).
•The Abstract Mind Mural at O'Hare International Airport, Art exploring individuals living with mental illness. A Traveling Segmented Mural. Curator: Aldo Castillo - Chicago, IL, USA.
•The Abstract Mind Mural at USA Daley Center. Art exploring individuals living with mental illness. A Traveling Segmented Mural. Curator: Aldo Castillo - Chicago, IL USA August 2, 2006.
•"The Magic of the Elements". Net-Art work 7th edition, the Magic Fair in collaboration with Taller del Sol. Commissioning: Ángel S. Martínez and César Reglero. Santa Susanna, Cataluna, Spain, 23 to th june 2006
•The International `Eco-Arts' Project. World Environment Day Celebration, Arts for Global Development, Washington DC, USA. June 5th, 2006
•“Patchwork” by Denis Charmot. Painting and Sculpture Exhibition of the Pyramid of Marnaz, Paris, France, December 2006 (scheduled exhibit).
•“Golden Opportunity”, Association for Contemporary Jewelry conference, July 2006, London, England (scheduled exhibit).
•“draw_drawing_2” as part of the London Biennale 2006.The Foundry, London, UK, July 4th to 9th 2006 (scheduled exhibit).
•3rd International Miniart Exchange, Queen B’s Gallery, Queen Charlotte City, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canada. June 2nd to July 14th 2006.
•“Golden Opportunity”, digital projection, Society of North American Goldsmiths conference. May 26, 2006, Marx-Saunders Gallery, exhibition online from May to November 2006, Chicago, IL, USA.
•The Abstract Mind Mural at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. Art exploring individuals living with mental illness. A Traveling Segmented Mural. Chicago Festival of Disability Arts and Culture. Curator: Aldo Castillo - April 20th through July 14th, 2006. CHICAGO, IL, USA.
•“For a future”, artist book. Servicio Universitario Mundial, SUM Argentina and SOS Tierra. March 24th, 2006, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
•“Art and Dignity 30 Years”. As part of the project organized by the Faculty of Fine Arts, La Plata University. Zonadearte, April 24th, 2006. July 9th, Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
•5th Annual 10 World Artists Show. Invited by organizer. . March 1st 2006 – 2007. Tewantin, Qld.,Australia.
•Din A4, Gabinete de Hyde, January 12 to 26, 2006 Malaga, Spain
•Blindness Congress, Health Ministry, OPS, FHIS, Colegio de Oftalmologos, November 30th, 2005. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
•Republic of Artists. Mail art. Galería de Arte Wifredo Lam. August 10th, 2005. La Habana, Cuba
•“envi@tuarte”. Artco Gallery of Art. August 24th to September 19th, 2005. Lima, Peru (scheduled exhibit).
•"Porto Alegre em foco", Porto Alegre, Brazil, Pinacoteca Barao de Santo Angelo/Instituto de Artes/ UFRGS, October 22nd to December 10th , 2003


•“The sanitarian fill” – Zamorano. Performance. Millán Ludeña and Jorge Restrepo. Documented by the artists. June 11th, 2005
•Documentation of “Roque Marginal”. Public work of Allan, Lester Rodriguez and Darwin Andino. June 5th, 2005
•“Maletas y maletines”. Happening. Allan, Lester Rodriguez y Darwin Andino. May, 7th, 2005
•“La Maquila at Galeras”. Galeras, Morocelí, FM, Honduras. Documented by Donaldo Altamirano. November 27th, 2004
•“Influence of Biotehcnology in moral” – The design of textile. Center of Design and Arquitecture, CEDAC, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Documented by Donaldo Altamirano. November 7th, 2004
•Alix Bix Stone Primary School. Collective work with children. San Antonio de Oriente, Honduras. October 24th, 2004
•“The story”. Collective art with “El Círculo”. Documented by the artists; analysis: Dr. Erich Raddataz. October 6th, 2004

•Museum of the Honduran Man, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
•National Gallery of Art, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
•Candido Bido Museum, Dominican Republic
•International Center of Contemporary Art. Cordoba, Spain
•Honduran Institute of Hispanic Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
•Centro Cultural Sanpedrano, San Pedro Sula, Honduras
•Comfandi Cultural Center, Cali, Colombia
•Chamber of Commerce, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
•Contemporary Art Collection, Zamorano Museum of Art, San Antonio de Oriente, Honduras
•Honduran Institute of the Inter-American Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
•Entrepreneurs for Education Foundation, Bogota, Colombia
•Sustainable Development Foundation, Madrid, Spain
•Galeri Seni, Faculty of Art & Design, MARA University of Technology, Shah Alam, MALAYSIA
•Pinacoteca Barao de Santo Angelo, Porto Alegre, Brazil
•ITIMUSEUM, Argentina
•DIN A 4, The International Drawing Project, Roermond, The Netherlands
•Handicap International, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
•Hostal Museum Las Palmas, Puerto Armuelles, Chiriqui, Panama
•Victor Neumann Association, Chicago, USA

•International Center of Art and Literature, Cordoba Team, CIALEC, Cordoba, Spain
Galleries/Agents Represented in Istanbul by:

Güzel Sokak , Birgen Apt. No:5 Dai:1
Selamiçeşme - Kadıköy İstanbul
Tel : 90 (216) 386 34 56 Fax : 90 (216) 386 14 34

Represented in Honduras by:

Galería Orígenes
Centro Comercial Los Arcos
Boulevard Morazan
Tel. 221-4895
Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Represented in Miami, USA, by:
Jorge J. Hulian
Phone (786) 417 1292
South Miami, FL, USA

Represented in El Salvador by;
La Pinacoteca
Address Blvd. Sergio Vieira de Mello
(El Hipódromo) 305,
Col San Benito, Zona Rosa
San Salvador, El Salvador
Phone/Fax Tels: (503) 223-2808
Telefax: (503) 223-2832

Ana y Carmen

Represented in Guatemala by:
Galeria Attico
Tel. (502) 2368 0853
Tel. (502) 23335138
4a Avenida 15-45 Zona 14
Guatemala, Guatemala

Represented in Bogota, Colombia by:
Galería Casa Cuadrada
Calle 69 No. 4 – 64, Rosales
Bogota, Colombia
Tel: (571) 5454266 and (571) 545470

Represented in Nicaragua by:
Galería Códice
Managua, Nicaragua
Colonial Los Robles, II Etapa N° 15
Phone +505 267-2635

Represented in Cali, Colombia, by:
Galería Fabiola González
Av 8a N # 23-64
Tel. 667-5162
Email Address restrepo[AT]
Address POBox 93
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Nationality Colombia
EducationStudied drawing and painting at the Art Academy of the San Ignacio School, in Medellin, Colombia, with master Gabriel Duque S.J. Undergrad studies as agronomist, and post grad studies in Public Administration (MPA, Harvard University) and Business Administration
Date of birth 24.04.1961
Why make art? This is a really important part of my life