About

b, 1991 Bogotá, Colombia; lives and works in Miami, Florida

Graduating with a dual degree in Painting + Art History (BFA) and Graphic Design (BA) from Florida International University, Carlos has exhibited in prestigious locations, such as The Frost Art Museum, Bakehouse Art Complex, and The Little Haiti Cultural Center. In 2016, he had his first solo show "Carlos Spartacus: Earthbound Musings" at Miami Beach Urban Studios.

Education / Development

2017 Bachelor of Arts (Major in Graphic Design), Florida International University

2017 The One Club - Creative Bootcamp

2015  Bachelor of Fine Arts (Major in Painting, Minor in Art History), Florida International University

Internships

  • Graphic Designer. Dean's office at FIU College of Communication, Architecture, + The Arts (August 2016 - August 2017)

  • Art Director. Palate Magazine (December 2016 - April 2017)

Solo Shows

2016

  • Carlos Spartacus: Earthbound Musings. Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), Miami Beach, FL

Selected Exhibitions

2017

  • Gonzalo Nunez and Carlos Spartacus - Lexicons and Signifiers. Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), Miami Beach, FL

  • Design Is Change. Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), Miami Beach, FL

  • Miami River Art Expo. Scottish Rite Temple, Miami, FL

  • Art Basel - Art Beat Miami. Little Haiti Cultural Center, Miami, FL

2016

  • Deck the Halls Social Hall Exhibit 2016, Concrete Beach Brewery, Wynwood, FL

  • Colombia Art Boulevard. Colombia Trade Show 2016 (guest artist by invitation). Miami, FL

2015

  • Passages. Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), Miami, FL

  • Embodied Awareness. Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL

  • Local Artist Series VI Exhibition: In This Moment. Little Haiti Cultural Center, Miami, FL

  • Just For The Moment. Bakehouse Art Complex (BAC), Miami, FL

  • Architecture In Resonance with the Cosmos - Oculi Sound Chamber. Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), Miami, FL

  • Art Basel - Art Beat Miami. Little Haiti Cultural Center, Miami, FL

2014

  • Lucidly Undone, Vinos, Miami, FL

  • Martin Luther King at the Frost. Frost Art Museum (by invitation) at Florida International University, Miami, FL

2013

  • The Time Is Always Right. Frost Art Museum (by invitation) at Florida International University, Miami, FL

  • Things That Cannot Be Seen Any Other Way - Water Procession, performer for the Manuel Mendive exhibition at the Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL

Permanent Collections

The Frost Art Museum - Florida International University

Awards

Award of Excellence. Creative Bootcamp 2017. The One Club 

1st Place. Deck The Halls 2016 (Live Painting Competition), Concrete Beach Brewery, Wynwood, FL

Live Painting Performance

  • Carlos Spartacus: Art Basel Edition - 2017 Score Nightclub, Miami Beach, FL

  • Carlos Spartacus: Art Basel Edition - 2016 and 2017 (2 years) Score Nightclub, Miami Beach, FL

  • Deck The Halls 2016, Concrete Beach Brewery, Wynwood, FL

  • Fashion Squad Market. 2015, Shots Miami, Wynwood, FL

  • Blend The Femme. 2015, The Social Lubricant, Wynwood, FL

  • Blend The Femme. 2014, Blackbird Ordinary, Brickell, FL