photograph: Carlos Jinesta, 2019
Carolina Guillermet is an artist, art teacher and consultant based in San José, Costa Rica and Geneva, Switzerland. Her interest in the emotional power and the volumetric qualities of color have led her to work in architectural spaces, as well as in painting, graphic arts, sculpture and tapestries.
She has held solo exhibitions in museums and galleries in Costa Rica, Switzerland and France.
Carolina was awarded the National Prize of Painting of Costa Rica in 2006. She has a Master’s degree in Artistic Research and Creation from the Université Tolouse II, France,
and a Postgraduate degree from the Haute Ecole d’Art et Design in Geneva.
She has been enrolled in study residences in screen printing and other techniques in South Korea, China and the the USA. She was Curatorial Fellow at the Queens Museum in New York in 2013, Curatorial Consultant at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles in 2015, and Research Fellow at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul in 2016.
She is currently a professor at the School of Fine Arts at the University of Costa Rica.