Curriculum Vitae

 

Masters of Arts (Art in Public Space), RMIT University, Melbourne, 2011

Bachelor of Advertising, UIA University, Costa Rica, 2009

Diploma of Management, Londsdale Institute of Management. Melbourne, 2013

Business Planning, Marketing Strategies, Finances 1&2 RMIT University, Melbourne, 2010

Sculpture (Short course ) Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, 2009

Bronze Sculpture and Casting (Short course), Fundere Foundry CAE, Melbourne, 2009

Graphic Arts, Printing and Pre-press, Cet. III, International Design School, Melbourne, 2009

Independent training with various renowned professional artists, painting, drawing and sculpture. Colombia, Costa Rica, Australia, 2000 - to present 

Education

Awards & Prizes

Winner - GLOBAL ART AWARDS, Best Street Artist, Dubai, 2018

Winner - CLIFTONS International Art Prize, Melbourne Winner, Melbourne, 2017

Winner - CLIFTONS International Art Prize, People's Choice Winner, Melbourne, 2017

Winner - CLIFTONS International Art Prize, People's Choice Winner, Melbourne, 2016

Winner - Artist in Residence / Director of Ground Floor STK Arts Space with Caydon Property, Melbourne, 2015

Winner - CLIFTONS International Art Prize, People's Choice Winner, Melbourne, 2015

Winner - Highly Commended Prize, Knox Art Prize, Melbourne, 2015

Winner - Highly Commended Prize, 7mo. Salón del Agua, Aguas Kapital, Cúcuta, Colombia, 2013

Winner - Artistic Excellence Award, Banyule Outdoor Sculpture Prize, Melbourne, 2011

Winne- Sculpture Award, Melton Art Show. Melton, Australia, 2011

Winner - Staedtler Inter-Universities Creativity Contest, San José, Costa Rica, 2007

Semi-Finalist - Doug Moran National Portraiture Prize, Sydney  2017

Official Judge - Vivid Design Awards  Melbourne, 2017

Finalist - Global Art Awards, Burj Khalifa, Dubai UAE, 2017

Finalist - Black Swan National Portraiture Prize, Western Australia 2017

FinalistCLIFTONS International Art Prize,  Melbourne, 2017

Finalist - Delusional: Jonathan LeVine’s Search for the next Great Artist, New York / New Jersey, 2017

Finalist - Trinity Annual Art Prize, Albury Victoria, 2016

Finalist - Albert Park Art Prize, Melbourne, 2016

Finalist - Crown Metropol Hotel, “V” Public Art project, Melbourne, 2014

Finalist - Moreton Bay Art Awards, Pine Rivers Gallery, Brisbane, 2013

Finalist - 12th Salón Nacional de Arte - Diversidad, Galería Casa Cuadrada, Bogotá, Colombia, 2013

Finalist - Time and Tide, Group exhibition ,Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Melbourne, 2013

Finalist - Aurecon Building Façade public art project at Victoria Harbour, Docklands, 2012

Finalist - Sculpture Award, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Melbourne, 2011

Finalist - Yering Station Sculpture Prize Exhibition, Yarra Valley, 2011

Finalist - Nillumbik Prize, Montsalvat Gallery, Melbourne, 2011

Granted scolarship for high level swimming and academic performance for secondary and tertiary studies by private sponsors, Costa Rica, 2004

Shows & Exhibitions

2018

Australia Based Artist Exhibition, Beinart Gallery, Melbourne

Untold Melbourne 2018, Nylex Silos Cremorne Australia

White Night Melbourne, Outside the Box Live Painting

Benalla International Street Art Festival,"Wall to Wall", Benalla, Victoria

M-Lane Street Art Exhibition, F1 Australian Grand Prix, Albert Park, Melbourne

RedBull Racing Aston Martins DB-11 Live Painting at Hosier Lane, Melbourne

2017

Delusional: Jonathan LeVine’s Search for the next Great Artist, New York / New Jersey

Small Works Annual Show Beinart Gallery, Melbourne

Benalla International Street Art Festival,"Wall to Wall", Benalla, Victoria

Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix Mural, Hosier Lane, Melbourne

M-Lane Street Art Exhibition, F1 Australian Grand Prix, Albert Park, Melbourne

Live Painting at F1 Australian Grand Prix Race, Paddock Albert Park, Melbourne

Under the Sky, Group Show, STK Ground Floor, Melbourne

Giants of Knox, Public Art concept presentation, Rowville

September Latin Festival Live Mural painting, Sandown Park

Cliftons Art Prize, International, Melbourne

Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix- Collective mural, Phillip Island

Black Swan National Portrait Prize, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth 

St John of God Hospital - Black Swan Touring Exhibition, Perth

Archibald Portrait Prize (entrant) , Art Gallery of New South Wales

2016

Invitation 11th International Art Festival Workshop, Rajmangala Uiniversity, Bangkok Thailand

Meeting of Styles, International Street Art Festival, Melbourne

Street Art International Book Launch, Live paiting Hosier Lane, Melbourne

Patient Transition, Solo Exhibtion, Melbourne

Clockwise, Group Exhibition, Melbourne

A night to Inspire Live Painting for Electronic Music Conference, Sydney

Trinity Annual Art Prize, Albury Victoria

Linden Contemporary Postcard Exhibition, Melbourne

Albert Park Art Prize, Melbourne

Cliftons Art Prize, International, Melbourne

Gaybies Project Mural, Melbourne Fringe Festival,

Outside the Box, No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne 

 

2015

Parkwest Gallery, Carnival Christmas Auction event, USA

Right Now, Human Rights in Australia, Art Exhibition, Melbourne

Cliftons Art Prize, International, Melbourne

Por Amor / For Love, Metro Gallery, Armadale, Melbourne 

Snowfest, Sculpture feature, Springvale

Nocturnal Winter Arts, featuring 3 public art interactive projects, Dandenong

50th Camberwell Art Prize, Swinburne University, Melbourne

Hot to Watch, Metro Gallery, Armadale, Melbourne

Summer Group Show, Metro Gallery, Armadale, Melbourne

41st Knox Art Prize,  Melbourne

 

2014

Postcard Show, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
Winter Group Show, Metro Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Artisti in Via De Santis, Art & Ground Collective Show, Castle Orsini Odescalchi, Rome, Italy 

Adnec Foyer Art Show, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

Toy to The World - International Biennale Art Show, Art Boy Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

 

2013

Moreton Bay Art Awards, Pine Rivers Gallery, Brisbane

7mo. Salón del Agua, Cúcuta, Colombia

Time and Tide, Group exhibition ,Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Melbourne

12th Salón Nacional de Arte - Diversidad, Galería Casa Cuadrada, Bogotá, Colombia

5th Annual Belle Arti Prize, Chapman & Bailey, Melbourne

Multidisciplinary Arts Nigth - El Tarro & Miss Colombia Launch - ALIVE, Shebeen, Melbourne

Galerie Guay, Gallery Lunch and Exhibition, Dark Horse Experiment Gallery, Melbourne

PingPong Cultural connections through visual arts conference, RMIT University, Melbourne

Exhibition Connect: Expand + 3x3 Project, The National Gallery of Bangkok, Thailand

Day & Night Lift, Public Art installation, City of Greater Dandenong Council, Dandenong

Australia Art Month Exhibition, Abu Dhabi UAE 

Nocturnal Winter Arts (Grand projection and Public Art Selection), Dandenong

LavARTon, Art show, Laverton, Victoria

One + Two = 12 Exhibition, Blak Dot Gallery, Melbourne

Through the Eyes, Solo Exhibition, Police Lane Gallery, Ballarat

What Lies Beneath, Group Public Art Exhibition, Backyard Gallery, Ballarat

 

2012 

Invitation Factory Art Exhibition, Berlin

Invitation Premio Arte Laguna, Venice

 

2011

Banyule Festival Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Melbourne

Melton Art Show, Melbourne

Toyota Community Spirit Gallery Sculpture Award, Melbourne

Yering Station Sculpture Prize Exhibition, Yarra Valley

Nillumbik Prize, Montsalvat Gallery, Melbourne

Fringe Arts Festival, Carnaval Latino Arts exhibition, Melbourne

Solo Exhibition, Cruzao Arepa Bar, Melbourne

El Tarro en la Casa, (Multidisciplinary Art exhibition), Melbourne

£1000 Bend Gallery, Samba, Cine Club group exhibition, Melbourne

Gateway Exhibition, Museum of Australian Chinese History, Melbourne

 

2010 

Nocturnal Public Art Exhibition, Dandengong

Collective ephemeral RMIT student’s exhibition, Melbourne 

 

2007 

Winner, Staedtler Crafts Inter-Universities creativity contest, San José, Costa Rica

Expoarte, Costa Rica

Collective Sculptures, Corobici Hotel, Costa Rica 

Plastitoon Solo Exhibition, El Castillo Country Club, Costa Rica 

 

2006

Sculptitoons exhibition at Blue Valley School, Costa Rica

Sculptitoons exhibition at La Salle High School, Costa Rica

Public Art Projects

2018

Nylex Silos Monumental Art Mural, Cremorne Victoria 2018

Alexandra The Great Mural - Templestowe Village, Melbourne 2018

Benalla International Street Art Festival,"Wall to Wall", Benalla, Victoria 2018

Live Painting with F1 drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen for Red Bull Racing/ Australian Grand Prix, Melb 2018

Mural at Parc Ferme - Paddock for F1 Australian Grand Prix, Albert Park 2018

Mural for AUSGP Event Management Building, Albert Park, 2018

Mural and Live painting at M-Lane during Australia Grand Prix 2018

Painting on 2 Aston Martins DB-11 for F1 Red Bull Racing teams activations in Melbourne 2018

2017

Upside Down - 4 walls mural on substation, school collaboration, Springvale, Victoria 2017

Nature Before Profit - Mural on Albion St, Brunswick, Victoria 2017

Benalla International Street Art Festival,"Wall to Wall", Benalla, Victoria 2017

Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix Mural, Hosier Lane, Melbourne 2017

M-Lane Street Art Exhibition, F1 Australian Grand Prix, Albert Park, Melbourne 2017

Live Painting at Parc Ferme during F1 Australian Grand Prix Race, Albert Park, Melbourne 2017

Thinkers & Makers Society Mural, Brunswick, Melbourne 2017

September Latin Festival Live Mural painting, Sandown Park VIC, 2017

Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix- Collective mural, Phillip Island 

Giants of Knox - Collaborative project for Knox Festival, Victoria 2017 

2016

GAYBY  BABY Project, Mural for Melbourne Fringe Festival, Southbank Melbourne 2016

WUNAN KEEP Housing Renovation Mural Project in collaboration with Yarra Valley Water, Melbourne 2016

Alien Crime Scene - Sculptural production, domestic violence campaign, City of Knox, Knox Festival 2016

'The Law of Gravity' mural design and production commission for Gravity Co-working, Melbourne 2016  

'Transcendence' mural Collaboration with Valmont Design for Crestone Wealth, Melbourne, 2015 - 2016

Street Art International Book Launch, Melbourne, 2016

Meeting of Styles, International Street Art Festival, Melbourne Edition, March- April 2016

2015

Day of the Dead Australia, Mural Collaboration with - The Artistry, Melbourne CBD, 2015

Unfolding, Interactive Sculpture for Nocturnal Winter Arts & Snowfest,Dandenong, 2015

Big Day Scout Portrait Installation and collaborative workshop, Federation Sq. Melbourne, 2015

2014

Knox Community Gardens Pop Up Shops, 2014

Planet Micro, Interactive installation for children in Stringybark Festival, Knox 2014
Cubby Pear, Interactive Sculpture,Dandenong, 2014

Read Between the Lines, Shortlisted Installation for Crown Metropol Hotel, Melbourne, 2014

2013

ROAR WASTE Interactive Installation for Stringybark Sustainability Festival, Knox City, 2013

Through the Eyes, Public Installation, Gallery of Ballarat, 2013

No Fence for Dreams, Public Art colour installation, Dandenong, 2013

Hidden, 8 story building facade projection, Dandenong, 2013

Day & Night, lifts installation, Dandenong, 2013

2012

Water and Fire are One, Shortlisted Public art for Aurecon Building Façade, Docklands, 2012

Chromobricks, Noble Park, 2012

2011

Coloured Urban Patterns, Public colour interventions, Queenstown NZ and Melbourne, 2010

Publications

2018

(currently being updated)

2017

VOGUE AUSTRALIA

32 pieces of Melbourne street art to see before you die, March 31 Link

Ensign News - Attention-grabbing art article feature, Page 3, April 5

Ensign News - Newspaper front cover feature , cover page, April 19

Ensign News - Capturing our hearts article feature, Page 5, April 19

The Age - ‘What is the Big idea Julian Clavijo?’, June 1

Sydney Morning Herald - What is the Big idea Julian Clavijo?’, May 29

Invurt Magazine - ‘Top 10 of Melbourne Street Art’ June

Invurt Magazine - ‘Melbourne’s Prettiest mural: Julian Clavijo’ June 

Herald Sun - ‘Artwork turning heads - literally’, June 18

The CBD News - ‘The Age of Innocence’, June, Issue 33

Dandedong Journal, Front cover feature, June 26 

WideWalls: Delusional Jonathan LeVine’s Search for the Next Great Artist  Link

SBS Radio Interview: 'Arte a través de los ojos de la inocencia'  Aug 19 Link

Humans in Melbourne -  The Book, artwork feature by Christopher Jose Cincotta Link

Burn City - Melbourne Painted Streets, book by Lou Chamberlin  Link

THE COFFEE MAN - BOOK by Sasa Sestic, Front Cover Link

2016

Moreland Leader Newspaper, Page 7, August 1, Melbourne

Portafolio Corporate Magazine, Caydon Property, Front Cover Feature and Interview, Page 7. 

2015

THE AGE Newspaper, Financial Review, Page 6,  August 7-8, Melbourne

Present and Somewhere in Between - Compilation of Works, Melbourne Link 

 

2013

Concierge Magazine UAE June Edition, page 16. Abu Dhabi 

Concierge Magazine UAE July Edition, pages 12-13. Abu Dhabi 

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS Vol. VII, New York

 

2011

Coloured Urban Patterns, Master of Arts Project, Melbourne 

Maleta de Sueños, Poetry compilation, Melbourne 

Aesthetica Magazine, December-January edition, London

 

 

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