Johanna Calle

Johanna Calle was born in 1965 in Bogotá, Colombia, where she lives and works. She received her BA from  the University of los Andes in Bogotá in 1989 and her Master’s degree at the Chelsea College of Art and Design in London in 1993. Selected exhibitions include: The Absence, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY (2019); Dibujos/Dessins, La Maison de l’Amérique latine, Paris (2017); The Valise, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2017); Silentes 1985-2015, Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogota, travelled to Museum Amparo, Puebla, Mexico (2015); América Latina 1960-2013, at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris (2013); Marking Language, the Drawing Room, London (2013); When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes,  Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco (2012); The Air We Breathe, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2011). She has been included in numerous international biennials such as The Sidney Biennial (2016), The Sao Paolo Biennial (2014); SITE Santa Fe (2014) and the Istanbul Biennial (2014). Her work is included in various institutions such as MOMA, NY; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Blanton Museum, Austin, Museum of Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires; Museum of Bogota; National Museum of Colombia.


The Art Newspaper | March 28, 2019