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Juan David Laserna Montoya
Bogotá, 1980 / Lives, and Works in Bogotà
Master in Visual Arts (2010) Fine Arts undergraduate (2004) from the National University of Colombia, Assistant to the director and chief of the education department of the National University Arts Museum (2002 – 2003). From 2004 he has participated in a number of solo and group exhibitions in institutions, museums and galleries mostly in Colombia, Member of the Maski Collective (2005) (www.maski.laveneno.org with Bogota based artists Camilo Ordoñez and Jairo Suarez. Both individually and collectively has been awarded the National creation grant of the Ministry of Culture of Colombia (2005, 2007. 2015) the Patrimony District Institute Grant (2008) Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation and Bank of the Republic Art Museum Grant- El Parqueadero Laboratory (2010) In 2008 He received the Scholarship for Outstanding graduate students from the National University of Colombia and held the position of assistant faculty member from 2008 to 2010, in that same year he received the grant for projects development and exhibition by The District Culture Institute and Santa Fe Gallery  in 2018 he was granted the IX Luis Caballero award by that same institution.
His work is part of the Museum of Antioquia, Pereira Art Museum, Miguel Urrutia MAMU permanent collections
Solo Exhibitions since 2009 
Foros, Plecto Gallery, Medellin February 2018 / The Touristic Condition, Cali Fine Arts Institute, Cali, November 2017 / SET, IX Luis Caballero award, Bogotá District Archive, Oct – Jan 2018, Unidad Compleja Interpuesta (Maski Collective) BIS, Oficina de Proyectos, Cali April 2016 / Primary Sources, Rincon Projects, Bogota, November 2015 / Cazadores y Recolectores, MIAMI Prácticas Artísticas Contemporaneas, Bogota June 2015 / Movimiento Armonico Simple, (Maski Collective) Fundacion Espacio Odeon, Bogota, April 2015 / Extraccion Publicitaria, Lugar a Dudas Foundation, Cali July 2014 / Terreno Anhelo (Maski Collective) Alianza Colombo Francesa, Bucaramanga, November 2013 / Terreno Anhelo (Maski Collective) LA Galeria, Bogota 2013 / Erratas de Origen, LA TIENDA, Medellin, January 2013 / Biblia Pauperum, La Central Gallery, Bogota, June 2012 / Cinema Insostenible, Ficcion, Museografía, Transito y Desaparición (Maski Collective) Medellin Chamber of Commerce Gallery, Medellin, September, 2011 / 6 Soportes, Julio Mario Santodomingo Public Library Gallery, Bogota, July 2011 / Foros, Santa Fe Gallery, District Planetarium, Bogota, January 2011 / Cinema Insostenible, Ficcion, Museografía, Transito y Desaparición, (Maski Collective) Museum, Bogota, June 2009 / Grafitorum Electritat, LA VITRINA, Lugar a Dudas Foundation, Cali October 2009.
 Selected Group Exhibitons since 2009 
Lo Fotografico El Museo Gallery, Bogotá July 2018 / Falto de Palabra (Maski Collective) NC – Arte Bogotá February 2018 / The Devil`s Nose Odeon Foundation, Bogotà, december 2017 Guided Visit, Campo Art Space, Bogota December 2016 / Localization, Places, Locals Dislocations, Arte Camara, Bogota Art Fair, October 2016 / Inmaculate Nature, Broken Landscapes, EPM Library, Medellin October 2016 / AÚN, National Artists Salon, Rialto Buliding, Pereira September 2016 / Failures of Origin, Museum of Art of Juarez City, Juarez City, July 2016 / Museo Efimero del Olvido, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá August 2015 / Bogotá belleza y Horror, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogota, September, 2015 / Horror Pleni, Demasiado Lleno, Demasiado Ruido, EAC, Montevideo, March 2015 / Rememorando la Revolución Mexicana, Una Mirada a la Cotidianidad Zapatista,  EPM Library, Medellín, November, 2014 / De Colección, Adquisiciones 2011 – 2014, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, Agosto 2014 / Imperfect Idler or When Things Disappear, I Bienal Internacional de Arte de Cartagena, February 2014 / La Desilusión de la Certeza o La Ilusión de la Incertidumbre (Maski Collective) Pabellón Arte Cámara, AERTBO Bogotá, October 2013 / Periscopio, El Parqueadero, Museo de Arte del Banco de la Republica, Bogotá, August 2013 / Ninguna Forma de Vida es Inevitable (Maski Collective) Flora ARS+NATURA, Bogotá, August 2013 / Antioquias, Diversidad e Imaginarios de Identidad, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, June 2013 / ARTBO, Galería La Central / Intersecciones, Encuentro de artistas en residencia, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogota, October 2012 / Martha”Che” Traba: Una exposición sobre dos ídolos ideológicos  latinoamericanos, Museo la ENE Buenos Aires, June 2012 / El futuro del pasado: variaciones sobre una modernidad obsoleta (Maski Collective) Centro Cultural Torre del Reloj, Cúcuta, Noviembre de 2011, MAP, Museo de Arte de Pereira, December 2012 / V salón de Arte Bidimensional, Fundacion Gilberto Alzate Avendaño, Bogotá, Noviember 2011 / We Took, Site Specific, Fundación  Odeón Art fair, Bogotá, October 2011 / Encuentro de Lugares, Salón Nacional de  Artistas, Museo Naval, Cartagena February 2011 / Múltiples Originales, Fundación Gilberto Álzate Avendaño, November 2011/ Quinta Cohorte, Maestría En Artes Plásticas, Universidad Nacional, August 2010 / IV Bienal ASAB, Bajas medias y Altas Tecnologías, Academia Superior de Artes de Bogotá, October 2009 / Arte y Naturaleza. Proyecto Entablados, Jardín Botánico, José Celestino Mutis, Bogotá, March 2009 / Casa de Citas, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, September 2009.
Grants and residencies
IX Luis Caballero award, 2018 Bogota Art District Institute IDARTES.
Arte Camara Ward Official Selection, 2016, Bogotá Art Fair ARTBO.
44 SNA National Artist Salon, 2016, Ministry of Culture Residency (MASKI Collective)
National Mid Carrer Artist Creation Grant, 2015, Ministry Of Culture of Colombia.
International Travel Fellowship, 2014, Ministry of Culture of Colombia.
Ciudad Juarez Residency, 2013, LA AGENCIA + UACJ.
MDE11 Artist Residency Medellin, 2011,  Bogota Art District Institute IDARTES.
Santa Fe Gallery Solo Exhibition Grant, 2010, Gilberto Alzate Foundation FUGA.
Outstanding Graduate Students Scholarship, 2008- 2010, National University of Colombia.
National Creation Grant, 2007, Ministry of Culture of Colombia, (Maski Collective)