Jamie Martinez


  • BIO
  • STUDIO
  • CV
  • EXHIBITIONS
  • ARTWORKS
  • PRESS

About Jamie Martinez

Colombian American artist Jamie Martinez immigrated to Florida at the age of twelve from South America. He attended The Miami International University of Art and Design before moving to New York to continue his fine art education at The Fashion Institute of Technology and The Students Art League in NYC.

He is also the publisher of Arte Fuse, which is a contemporary art platform focused on art shows that are currently on display, interviews and studio visits with today’s top artists from NY and all over the world. He is also the founder and director of The Border Project Space, which was recently featured in Hyperallergic’s top 15 shows of 2018.

Martinez’s work has been featured in multiple outlets. He appeared in a half hour personal TV interview on NTN24 (Nuestra Tele Noticias, a major Spanish TV channel) in the show Lideres (leaders), which was shown in 21 countries with an audience of 41 million people. Other features include Hyperallergic, Good Day New York (TV interview), Fox news (TV interview), The Observer, Whitewall Magazine, CNN, New York Magazine, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, Untitled Magazine, Bedford + Bowery, Whitehot Magazine, Decompoz Magazine (print) and many more. Martinez has shown in Berlin, Belgium, Russia, Spain, Canada, and numerous galleries in the United States including Petzel Gallery, Galerie Richard, Whitebox NY, The Gabarron Foundation, Flowers Gallery, Elga Wimmer PCC, Foley Gallery, Rush Gallery, Galerie Protégé, Untitled Space and many more. He also participated in a well-received group show curated by Vida Sabbaghi at the Queens Museum in New York City.

EDUCATION
2008-2010
Art Students League of NY (studied painting under Ronnie Landfield and others)
2001-2003
Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC (Painting and New media)
1997-2000
Miami International Fine Arts College, FL (BFA)

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS
2015 “An Inclusive World” curated by Vida Sabbaghi at The Queens Museum, NY
2013 “The Americans in Russia” curated by Berik Kulmamirov, The Marina Tsvetaeva Museum Moscow, Russia


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
“Hunting for Inspiration” curated by Oscar Laluyan at Gallery Protégé, New York, NY
2011
“I’m Having Trouble Cutting this Ballerina” Pop Up Gallery for Art Basel week, Miami, FL
2011
“I’m Having Trouble Cutting this Ballerina” Orchard Windows Gallery, NY, NY
2011
“Guilt” Orchard Windows Gallery, NY, NY
2008
“Gone Away” A Gathering of The Tribes Gallery, NY, NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

Dec 26 – Jan 26, 2019 “Cosi Via” curated by Paul D’Agostino at Centotto, NY.
October 26 – Nov 17, 2018 “Color Matters” curated by Jean-Luc Richard at Galerie Richard, NYC.
Sept 7 – Nov 11th, 2018 “Liminality” The Border Project Space, NYC.
June 23 – July 23, 2018 “New York meets Berlin” curated by Vida Sabbaghi, Carla Goldberg, Anna Franek and Romy at Galerie Ana 25 in Berlin, Germany.
May 3rd – May 26th, 2018 “Triangle Dialogues” Chashama 425 Madison, NYC.
April 26 – May 17, 2018 “Intricate Neighbors” at Galerie Protege in NYC.
April 11 – June 15th “In Bloom” curated by DK Johnston and Lori Zimmer at The Quin Hotel in NYC.
March 3rd – April 16, 2018 “The Border #1” Inaugural exhibit at The Border project space in Brooklyn, NY.
Jan 16 – Feb 4, 2018 ″One Year Resistance” curated by Indira Cesarine at Untitled Space Gallery, NYC.
Dec 15 -Dec 31, 2017 “Yellow Chair Holiday Extravaganza” A collaboration show between D&S and Trancender group, at David & Schweitzer Contemporary in BK, NY.
Oct 12 – Nov 7, 2017 “It Takes a Village” curated by Jaclyn Acker at Gallery Protégé, NYC.August 16 – August 26, September 22 – 24 “Transcendence of Us” curated by Tim Gowan and Meer Musa at Brooklyn Fire Proof during Bushwick Open Studios.
2017 “Analog vs Digital” at Foley Gallery, NYC
May 2 – May 26, 2017 “She Inspires” at Untitled Gallery curated by Indira Cesare
February 23 – March 25th, 2017 “Manual Digital” at Space 151 Gallery curated by Beth Waldman
January 7 – February 11, 2017 “We need to talk… Artists and the public respond to the present conditions in America” At Petzel Gallery in Chelsea.
February 28 – March 6, 2017 “New York Art Week” at Caelum Gallery curated by Drorit Gur Arie, Holly Hoger and John Seed. Oct – 27 to Nov 21, 2016 “Bombay Sapphire contest” at Rush Gallery, NYC
February 1 – February 21, 2016 “#makeamericagreatagain” curated by Raul Zamudio and Juan Puntes/ Co-curated by Blanca de la Torre at Whitebox Art Space, NYC
December 3 – January 27, 2016 “Extra! Extra! See all about it!” Installation at The Port Authority in NYC curated by Vida Sabbaghi
December 19 – January 2, 2016 “Small is Beautiful” Flowers Gallery, NYC
August 5 – August 12, 2015 “Trophy Art” curated by Melissa McCaig Welles and Rodrigo Valles at Azart Gallery, NY, NY
May 12- June 15, 2015 “60 Americans” curated by Noah Becker, Terrence Sanders, Elma Wilmer PCC Gallery, NYC
May 31 – May 17, 2015 “East/West a bi-coastal dialogue” curated by Mateo Mize, Zener Schon contemporary art, Mill Valley, CA
January 15- February 10, 2015 “Emerging Artists” Coohaus Gallery New York, New York
Dec 1 – Dec 8, 2015 “Festina Lente” Curated by Laura Cartagena at Create Collect Gallery for Art Basel week, Miami, FL
March 11 – March 29th, 2014 “Δ” a three man show at Con Artist Gallery NY, NY
Sep 12th – 18th, 2013 “Dieselreboot” Large installation with Diesel (Re-Launch of the brand) in Union Square, NY, NY
Sep 8 – Sep 20th, 2013 “The New Ones” Con Artist Gallery, NY, NY
Dec 3rd – Dec 12th, 2012 “The Ladies” Pop Up Gallery for Art Basel week, Miami, FL
Sept 14th – Nov 12th, 2012 “Two Hemispheres” Juried competition, The Gabarron Foundation Gallery NY, NY
July 19th – Aug 11th, 2012 “Backlash” Soho20 Gallery NY, NY
April 2 – April 16, 2012 “It’s a Small World” curated by Hennessy Youngman, The Family Business Gallery NY, NY
Feb 25 – March 5, 2012 “Entourage” curated by Jamie Martinez NY, NY
Dec 26 – Jan 6, 2012 “Massive Group Show”Orchard Windows Gallery, NY, NY
Dec 20 – Jan 31, 2012 “Curate NYC” Online show curated by Erick Shiner director of the Andy Warhol Museum
Oct 26, 2011 “Conception” Pop up Gallery in Tribeca NYC
August 1 – 10, 2011“Massive Group Show” Orchard Windows Gallery, NY, NY
June 17 – 27, 2011“Art Bash” Artist Revolution Studios, NY, NY
Dec 7 – 11, 2010 “NAAS” Ceres Gallery, NY, NY
Dec 8, 2010 “Toast To the Season” The Mediterranean Mansion, Miami Beach, FL
November 11 and 12, 2010 “The Contrast Art Show” 320 studios, NY, NY
October 3 – 31, 2009 “Never Think Small” Climate Gallery, Long Island City, NY
Sept 17 – Oct 17, 2009 “Hispanic Heritage” National Immigration Gallery, NY, NY
February 19 – March 21, 2009 “Emerging Artists” Art Raw Gallery, NY, NY

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS


The Marina Tsvetaeva Museum Moscow, Russia
The Gabarron’s Foundation collection in New York and Spain.
Foursquare headquarters, New York City.

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