Jaime Hernando Osorio

Born in Ibagué, Colombia, on 27 September, 1953

1975-1980 studies at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, specialisation in Painting and Printmaking. Master of Fine Arts.
1981 moves to New York, where he works in Robert Blackburn’s “Printmaking Workshop” . Private Studies in colour lithography
1985 moves to Vienna; emphasis on oil painting, lino and woodcuts, and handmade books.

Honours and Awards

1982/83 Scholarship of the Printmaking Workshop, New York City
1983 Honorary Mention at the Sixth Biennial of San Juan, Puerto Rico
1984/85 Scholarship of the Jerome Foundation, New York
1985 Invitation to the 8th Mouseen Culturel d’Asilah, Morocco
1994+96 Invitation to the Meta Museum, Black Mountain, North Carolina
2000 Invitation to the International Art Colony-No Boundaries-Bald Head Island North Carolina
2008 International Artist Colony, Kolpa, Slovenia


1980 Four murals with Awuyaka group in Velez, Santander, Colombia
1984 Emmanuel Day Care Center, mural with Artmakers Inc., New York

Private and public collections

Museo de Arte, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Museo Rayo, Roldanillo, Columbia
Círculo de Periodistas de Bogotá
Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, Austria
Printmaking Workshop, New York
Palais de la Culture, Asilah, Marokko
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris
The Library of Congress Print Collection, Washington D.C.
Silver Bow Art Collection, Butte, Montana, USA
The New York Public Library, New York, N.Y.
Collection of the Austrian Federal Ministry For Culture, Vienna, Austria
Collection of the cultural department of the City of Vienna, Austria
Private collections in Austria, Spain, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, U.K., USA, Venezuela


1997 Book projet with Evaristo Flores Baratto “La calidad del roce”
1998 Drypoint workshop with children in Galerie Sur. Vienna
1999 Casa en el Aire (house in the air) with Evaristo Flores as part of Sunsplash Festival, Wiesen, Austria
2004 Casa en el Aire, World Music Festival, Böhmischer Prater, Vienna
2006 Hüttenbauen, Onda Latina Kultur Festival, Vienna Painting with children, Multikids, Dietheater, Vienna
2007 Painting workshop, Schloss Ulmerfeld, Amstetten, Austria
2011 „Spirale“, wood installation, Gartenbauschule, Langelois, Austria


1980/81 Awuyaka group of muralists for public art, Bogotá, Colombia
since 1982 permanent member of the PrintMaking Workshop, N.Y.
1984/85 Artmakers Inc., group of muralists and public art, N.Y.
1984/85 member of the advisory committee of Ollantay Gallerie, N.Y.