Jaime Carrejo is a multi-discipline artist and his projects involve painting, sculpture, video, and immersive installations that use layered materials such as rusting oxidation paint, colorful vinyl, and poured acrylic paint. Carrejo considers the layering of materials and imagery pivotal in exploring the collision of multi-hybrid identities and alterity that form complicated relationships.
He received his B.F.A from the University of Texas El Paso in 2001 and M.F.A. from the University of South Florida in 2007. His work is featured in periodicals, such as The New York Times, Art Forum, and Hyperallergic. Selected exhibitions include Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO (2017), Identity, University of the Andes, Bogotá, Colombia (2014), Art & Poetics, Mahmoud Darwish Museum, Ramallah, Palestine (2014), First Draft Biennial of the Americas, Denver, CO (2013), and Diptych America: Private Spaces/Public Places, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China (2013). He also held a residency at Redline Denver from 2011-2013 and currently serves on Redline’s exhibition committee. Upcoming exhibitions include Leon Gallery in 2018 and Black Cube in 2019.
Jaime previously served as visiting professor at both the University of Texas El Paso and The College of Wooster. He came to RMCAD in 2009 and became Chair of Foundations in 2011 and Chair of Fine Arts in 2017. Jaime has taught foundation level courses such as drawing, 2D Design, and 3D Design, as well as upper-division courses in sculpture, ceramics, and new media.
Recent Exhibitions, Significant Work, or Publications:
2D Design, 3D Design, 4D Design – Stills to Motion, Ceramics I, Ceramics II, Design Lab, Experimental Studies, Fine Arts Senior Portfolio Review, Form + Content, Junior Portfolio Review, Methods of Inquiry, Professional Practices, Sculpture I: Practicum, Sculpture II: Exhausting the Metaphor, Sculpture III: Directed Studies, Senior Studio, Senior Studio I, Sophomore Portfolio Review, Sophomore/Junior Portfolio, Special Topics in Fine Arts, Topics in Color