Nicolás Consuegra

COL (1976). Lives and works in Bogota


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Nicolas Consuegra studied art at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogota and received his master of arts with a concentration in sculpture and interdisciplinary processes from the Pratt Institute in New York. Consuegra’s projects are sensitive of the context, audience, and moment of exhibition. Besides his personal projects, Consuegra is a co-founder and member of the editorial board for Asterisco, an independent art magazine. He lives and works in Colombia.

Consuegra has had solo shows and created site-specific projects for Paréntesis, at the French Alliance in Bogota (2003), En algunos vacíos (In some voids), at the Museo Nacional de Colombia in Bogota (2003), Loosing, at the Pratt Institute in New York (2007), Void (in collaboration with Mónica Páez), at the Magnan Emrich Contemporary in New York (2008), and Pasado Tiempo Futuro (Past time future), at the Nueveochenta Gallery in Bogota (2010). Consuegra has participated in group exhibitions in Colombia including Naturaleza Muerta (Still life), at the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango in Bogota (2003) and at the Encuentro Internacional de Medellín de Prácticas Artísticas Contemporáneas MDE07 (2007). Internationally, Consuegra has been invited to Historias de Mapas, Piratas e Tesouros (Stories of maps, pirates and treasures), at the Itaú Cultural Institute in Sao Paulo, Brazil (2010), Sobre el Territorio: Arte Contemporáneo en Colombia (On the territory: contemporary art in Colombia), at the SantralIstambul in Turkey (2011), and When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, at the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco, California (2012).