Faculty
Jaime Carrejo

Jaime Carrejo, MFA

Associate Professor, Chair of Fine Arts and Foundations

Jaime Carrejo is a multi-discipline artist and his projects involve painting, sculpture, and immersive installations using layered materials, intricate patterns, graphic landscapes, and iconography related to physical barriers. Carrejo considers the layering of materials and imagery pivotal in exploring the collision of lived experiences and alterity, which complicate our understanding of place. 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 ‘Waiting’ at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (2021), ‘Pa’lante,’ a flag project at The Momentary in Bentonville, Arkansas (2021), and ‘If Once We Ever Where,’ at Black Cube in Denver, Colorado (2019). His project ‘Border/Land,’ is part of the permanent collection at the El Paso Museum of Art in El Paso, Texas (2018). He is also a grant recipient of the Museum of Contemporary Art’s Octopus Initiative. Carrejo strives to support his community through civic engagement and served on the board of the Contemporary Art Alliance for the Denver Art Museum and Tilt West Denver. He currently sits on the Public Art Committee in Denver, Colorado. Carrejo 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.

Website: jaimecarrejo.com. 

“Mi Tierra”
Frederic C. Hamilton Building
Feb. 19, 2017 through Oct. 22, 2017.

Recent Exhibitions, Significant Work, or Publications:

  • 2021, Waiting, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO
  • 2021 Pa’lante, The Momentary, Bentonville, AR
  • 2020, Socially Distanced, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass, CO
  • 2019 If Once We Ever Were, Black Cube, Denver Colorado
  • 2019 Octopus Initiative, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, Colorado
  • 2018, Border/Land, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas
  • 2018, A Stones Throw, Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, Florida
  • 2017 Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place , Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  • 2017 New York Times , Robert ITO, “Trump Proposed a Wall. They Imagined How it Would Work,” April 21, 2017.
  • 2017 ArtForum , Chelsea Weathers, “Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place,” April 23, 2017
  • 2017 HyperAllergic , Yasmeen Siddiqui, “Reframing the American West Through Latinx Eyes,” April 21, 2017

Course Credentialing

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

Departments
  • All Departments
  • 3D Animation
  • Animation
  • Art Education
  • Education Media Design + Technology
  • Fashion Design
  • Fine Arts
  • Foundations + Fine Art
  • Game Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Illustrative Design
  • Interior Design
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music Production
  • Photography
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