Ciro A. Jaumandreu
Born on September 17, 1977
in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Ciro A. Jaumandreu is a Uruguayan visual artist and graphic/web designer. He began his studies with Graziella Basso (1996), took classes at Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes for two years (1997-1998) and then had artist Marcelo Legrand as instructor for two years. He studied photography at Escuela Dimensión Visual (1998) and pursued the university program of Professional Graphic and Web Designer (2002 to 2005). After this formal education, he continued to be self-taught in art and philosophy. At the same time, he embarked on several spiritual journeys that inspired him to travel to India many times. In 2014, he finally found his personal journey and purpose, and embraced the earth as the center of his artistic, philosophical and spiritual work.
He has held various exhibitions such as: Collective at CASAMADRE Gallery, Madrid (2023) / Feria Este Arte (2022) / Buenos Aires Photo (2021) / Collective at Black Gallery, Pueblo Garzón (2021) / Collective Exhibition LIVE / RESPIRA at Pensión Cultural Milán (2021) / Feria Art Lima (2020) / Art-Fest Garzón (2019), Temporada #5 SUBTE, Montevideo (2019) / Temporada #34 EAC (2019) / Temporada #3 SUBTE – Montevideo (2018) / Solo Exhibition at Espacio Impo, Montevideo (2014) / Group exhibition at The Union Gallery, New York (2010).
He has been nominated for and received several awards: EAC (2019), SUBTE (2018), Ariel de plata (2008), NEXTARTE (1999).
He participated in an artistic residency program in JOYA Arte+Ecología, Andalucía, Spain (2017) and in the first residency of OBRA ABIERTA directed by Gustavo Tabares and Lucía Draper (2020).
He is a guest artist of the “Poética de la Tierra” seminar at the SUBTE Cultural Center (October/November 2021), which is part of the TIERRA project of the curator and artist Verónica Cordeiro.
In 2022, he began to share his research on the Earth in a workshop called “Iniciación a la Tierra, una aproximación por medio del arte” (“Initiation to the Earth, an approach through art”).