Jorge Luis Barragán Castaño (Bogotá, 1991) makes work about drawing as a form of material thought. Drawings are used to understand the physical nature of ideas. This practice is not restricted to pencil and paper, but explores drawing across different media like sculpture, performance and video.

Lives and works in The Hague, NL.


  • MA Painting. Frank Mohr Institute, Groningen, NL. 2018
  • BFA Plastic Arts: Drawing. Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Col. 2014

Work experience

Selected Exhibitions


  • George Verberg 2018 Price Winner, Koepelzaal Praediniussingel, Groningen, NL.  (solo show)
  • Delicate, Galerie Logman, Utrecht, NL.


  • Museum Nienoord, Leek, NL. 
  • Young Talents, Galerie Bart, Amsterdam, NL.
  • Young Sprouts Price, SBK, Amsterdam, NL.  
  • Slaap Lekker Studios, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, NL. 
  • (un)formed, Graduation show, Former Sugar Factory, Groningen, NL. 
  • Miscelánea/ Salida de Emergencia , Nuevo MIAMI, Bogotá, Col.
  • Back to Mohr, Artphy, Onstwedde, NL.
  • re:search, NP3 Research gallery, Groningen, NL. George Verberg 2018 Nominees, Koepelzaal Praediniussingel, Groningen, NL. 


  • Tiny Art Exhibition, Living Gallery, Groningen, NL.
  • Sad Alchemy, Paul van de Eerden, Museum van Eelde, Eelde, NL. (participant work)


  • Approaching Serendipity, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, NL. (residency)


  • Imagen Real, Liberia Espacio Contemporáneo, Bogotá, Col. (solo show)