Camilo Gutiérrez
Argentina and Printmaking

17.07.18 10.08.18

Camilo is an artist, researcher and educator, or all that together. He is conducting an Exploration Residency to continue with the research and reflection for his master’s thesis, which deals with artistic graphic production in Buenos Aires during the end of 20th century. Camilo seeks to have an idea about the historical, social and Argentinean historiography to compare it with the situation in his country, Colombia, where he was educated as an artist and researcher.

ABOUT HIS THESIS Printmaking in Colombia and Argentina, comparative analysis (by Camilo Gutiérrez)

The project to be carried out is a research on the history of graphics in Argentina, its production dynamics at the end of the 19th century, how it began its imparting in university institutions and, finally, how graphic art is currently positioned in the arts. I also intend to know how is the teaching of different graphic languages ​​in Argentina and whether these methods have changed or not from those used in previous times, emphasizing whether these methods changed according to the political situation in the country. This investigation will be the final chapter of my thesis of the Master’s Degree in Art Education, in which I am conducting an investigation on the same questions that I will develop in Argentina. The purpose of this research is to be able to reconsider and recognize if we have made mistakes with the production and teaching of the graphic in Colombia, comparing it with a country of our own continent and with which we share some historical records.

Camilo Gutiérrez
1992 | Born in Zipaquirá, Colombia.

Visual Arts teacher, National University of Colombia
Currently completing the MA in Artistic Education at the National University of Colombia
Assistant professor in the same institution in the areas of engraving and gravure

XI Meeting with the Regional Art
Exhibition of Graphic Arts of the Arteria Magazine
Mini Trez Exhibition
Cano Room
Degree thesis titled Phaleris in the XXXIII Sample of Gustavo Zalamea degree works of the National University of Colombia
XXV Spring in Cajicá
IV International Exhibition of Contemporary Graphics of Colombia
1st Biennial of the Small Print of Latin America and the Caribbean in Ecuador

2017 | Nominated for the Memory Award of the University Museum of the University of Antioquia and the International Engraving Biennial of Sarcelles

Artist-in-Residence International Program

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International Airport

Ministro Pistarini- Ezeiza (EZE)
Buenos Aires
45' to 60' trip

Domestic Airport

Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
Buenos Aires


38, 39, 41, 42, 59, 63, 65, 67, 68, 151, 152, 161, 184, 194 and 168 (stop in the front door)


D Line (Green)
Olleros Station (4 blocks, 4')


Mitre Line (either to Leon Suarez or Mitre)
Colegiales Station (1 block, 1')

The Latin America's Paris

Buenos Aires is Argentine Republic's capital city. With 15,000,000 inhabitants, it is one of the largest cities in Latin America and one of the 10 most populous urban centers in the world. Its cosmopolitan and urban character vibrates to the rhythm of a great cultural offer that includes monuments, churches, museums, art galleries, opera, music and theaters; squares, parks and gardens with old groves; characteristic neighborhoods; large shopping centers and fairs. Here we also find a very good lodging facilities, with accommodation ranging from hostels to five-star hotels of the main international chains. Buenos Aires also show off about its variety of restaurants with all the cuisines of the world, as well as to have cafes and flower kiosks on every corner.

A neighborhood founded on the Jesuit farms in the 17th century

We are located in Colegiales neighborhood where the tree-lined streets, some of which still have their original cobblestones, invite you to walk. Although the apartment buildings advance, low houses still predominate. It is a district of the city where about 20 TV production companies, design studios, artist workshops and the Rock&Pop radio have been located. The neighborhood also has six squares, one of which pays homage to Mafalda, the Flea Market, shops, restaurants and cafes like its neighboring Barrios de Palermo and Belgrano, with which it limits.

Artist-in-Residence International Program

Open Call #3
Residencies 2021-2022
Deadline July 31th, 2021


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