BIOGRAPHY

Jaime Carrejo is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice and research explores alterity and it’s relationship to the ‘American Dream'. He was Born in El Paso, Texas, where he completed his BFA at University of Texas El Paso in 2002. Carrejo received his MFA from the University of South Florida in 2007. He has exhibited national and internationally and received multiple grants.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2014

 

Identity; University of the Andes; Bogota, Colombia

Answering Gauguin: Where Do We Come From? What Are We?  Where Are We Going?; Academy of Fine Arts Sarajevo; Gallery of the Academy; Sarajevo, Bosnia  

Answering Gauguin: Where Do We Come From? What Are We?; National University of the Arts; Bucharest, Hungary

Art & Poetics; Mahmoud Darwish Museum; Ramallah, Palestine

Be a cloud not a grid; Vertigo Art Space; Denver, Colorado ; curator Theresa Anderson

 

 2013

 First Draft: Biennial of the Americas; McNickles Building; Denver Arts and Venues; Denver, CO; Curator Cortney Stell

Diptych America: Private Spaces/Public Places; Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Building 7, seventh Floor Gallery; Beijing, China

Ironic Object; Redline, Denver, CO

A Better Society; Public Art At 7 Metro Stops: Hosted by ELTE University of Budapest Hungary; Budapest, Hungary

Line, Pattern and Color; Arvada Center of the Arts, Arvada, CO

An Invisible Boundary; Redline; Denver, CO; Curator Carmen Winant

Soft Subversions; Pirate Gallery; Denver CO; Curators Cortney Stell and Amber Cobb

Homeland: Home & Identity In Time And Space; Dar al-Kalima College, Bethlehem, Palestine

 

2012

Material Engagements; Redline, Denver, Co, Curator Harmony Hammond

Food Lore; Present Box, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

Interplay; Downtown Aurora Visual Arts, Aurora, CO

Subterranean Delights, Boulder Museum Of Contemporary Art, Boulder CO

 

2011

Displaced; Ice Cube Gallery, Denver CO, Curator Katie Carron

AU: Exchange, Redline, Denver, CO, Curator Cortney Stell

 

2010

Neighborhood Watch: a projection walk, take 3 1/2, video projections on homes in neighborhoods; El Paso, TX, Paris, France, Sydney, Australia, Mexico City, Mexico, & The Kingdom of Bhutan, collaborative project

Our Own Worst Enemy, Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA

 

2009

Neighborhood Watch: a projection walk, take 3; video projections on homes in neighborhoods, Paris, France, and El Paso, TX, collaborative project

Our own Worst Enemy, The Wooster Museum, College of Wooster, Wooster Ohio 

 

2008

Neighborhood Watch: a projection walk, take 2 and take 2 ½;video projections on homes in neighborhoods, El Paso, TX  

 

2007

New Millennial Hanky Code Project, The William Oliver Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL