Resume

Education

Textile Art, Centro Arte (Art Center), Viña del Mar, Chile, 1986 and 1987.

M.F.A Graphic Design, School of Design, Universidad de Chile, Valparaíso, 1981-1982.

Rock Art, Pre-Columbian Native Art studies, with renowned Archaeologist and Rock Art specialist Hans Niemeyer F., Santiago, Chile, 1976 and 1977.

Drawing, Painting and Art History, School of Fine Arts, Viña del Mar, Chile, 1975.

Graphic Design, School of Design, Universidad de Chile, Valparaíso, Chile, 1972-1977.

 

Awards, Grants & Research Trips (Selected)

Image detail of "My Ancient Land, 'Elqui Valley II", acrylic on canvas, included in the book “From Chile to the World: 70 years of Gabriela Mistral's Nobel Prize" (2015,) edited by Gloria Garafulich-Grabois and Marjorie Agosin.

Latin American Women in Art and Cultural Tribute recognition in New York, USA, 2015

Travel grants to Exhibitions, in United States (2000) and Ecuador (1997), sponsored by Foreign Affairs Department of Chilean Government

Critic’s Honour Award, Association of Art Critics, Valparaíso Art Critics, 1989.

Honorable Invitation, “Primeras Jornades del Color”, International Art Encounter, Lecture Series and on-site Art works, at Pyreness Catalans, Catalonia, Spain, 1989.

Rock Art research, Altamira caves, Santander, Spain, 1989.

Rock Art Research, on-site study, research, photographic registration and graphic image recovering of petroglyphs, geoglyphs and pictographs, Chile, 1980-1995.

 

Affiliations

Inliquid Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD, USA

I.A.A International Association of Art, UNESCO, Paris, France

APECH Asociación de Pintores y Escultores de Chile (Association of Painters and Sculptors of Chile), Santiago, Chile

Grupo Textil Contemporáneo, Santiago, Chile 
(during the 80's)

 

Gallery Representation

3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, USA

 

Upcoming Exhibitions

Curated exhibition 2018, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, USA

 

Solo Exhibitions

St. Asaph Gallery, Journey: Catalonia & Euskadi, Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA, 2016

3rd Street Gallery, Mi Antigua Tierra/ My Ancient Land, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 2016

Casa Elizalde, Mi Antigua Tierra/ My Ancient Land, Barcelona, Spain, 2015

Sala Viña del Mar, Mi Antigua Tierra/ My Ancient Land, Viña del Mar, Chile, 2015

Embassy of Chile gallery, Mi Antigua Tierra/ My Ancient Land, Washington DC, USA, 2015

3rd Street Gallery, From The New Worl, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 2014

La Galería, Dos Mujeres Dos Gestos (Two Women Two Gestures), a two person exhibit, Barcelona, Spain, 2013

3rd Street Gallery, Inner Codes, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 2013

3rd Street Gallery, Ancient New Codes, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 2011

University City Arts League, Ancient New Codes, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 2011

3rd Street Gallery, Labyrinths, Philadelphia PA, USA, 2010

St. Asaph Gallery, Almost Forgotten Memory, Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA, 2008

University City Arts League, States of Enlightenments, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 2007.

Da Vinci Art Alliance, Eternal Signs, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 2000.

Interamerican Development Bank, IDB Gallery, Washington D.C. USA. 2000.

Carmen Codoceo Gallery, Memoria Milenaria, La Serena, Chile, 1997.

Chilean–North American Institute, Memoria Milenaria, Santiago, Chile, 1997.

El Farol Gallery, Universidad de Valparaíso, Ritual, Valparaíso, Chile, 1996.

Guayasamín Foundation, Ritual, Quito, Ecuador, 1996.

Les Bernardes Gallery, Els Esperits Viatgers, Salt-Gerona, Catalonia, Spain, 1989.

Universidad de Concepción Art Gallery, Los Eternos Danzantes, Chile, 1987.

El Farol Gallery, Universidad de Valparaíso, Los Eternos Danzantes, Chile, 1986.

Goethe Institut, Imágenes del Silencio,  Santiago, Chile, 1985.

Viña del Mar Gallery, Arte Rupestre Chileno, Viña del Mar, Chile, 1983.

Enrico Bucci Gallery, Arte Rupestre Chileno, Santiago, Chile, 1983.

 

Group Exhibitions

Art's Fall Member exhibition, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD, 2017                                  Juror :Jeremy Stern Exhibits Program Manager at the Creative Alliance in Baltimore. 

American Landscapes, Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD, 2017                        Juror: Al Gury, Chairman of the Painting Department, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Inliquid Exhibition, Murano Condominium, June 1, 2017- June 1, 2018

Caliban Revisited, A Mythological Reimagining of Latin America in the 21st Century, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, Curated by Henry Bermudez, 2017

We Persist, Associate II Members Annual Show, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia PA, 2017

Annex RED, Invitational Exhibition, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia PA, February 2017

Annex Works on Paper, Members Exhibition, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia PA, December 2016

All Together Now, POST Members Exhibition, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia PA, 2016

RiTUAL: Reading Room Biennial 2015, Heavy Bubble HBHQ, Philadelphia PA, 2015

Annex Works on Paper Members Exhibition, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia PA, 2015

Snowflake Salon: Biennial Winter Invitational 2014, Heavy Bubble, Philadelphia PA, December 2014

Annex Small Works Members Exhibition, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia PA, December 2014

Small Wonders, National Juried Exhibition, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD, 2014, Juror: Marcus Civin, Maryland Institute College of Art.

POST Members Exhibition, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia PA, 2014

Large Format Art, 2nd Annual Open Juried, The Philadelphia Sketch Club Gallery, September-October, Philadelphia PA, 2014

Artists Unite! Project Fishtown 2, Philadelphia PA 2014

North American Institute, Valparaiso, Chile / Si Tu Dolor fuera el mio y el mio tuyo / To benefit the victims of the mega fire in Valparaiso, Chile / June 2014

Sala El Farol, Universidad de Valparaiso, Chile / Si Tu Dolor fuera el mio y el mio tuyo / To benefit the victims of the mega fire in Valparaiso, Chile / May 2014

Cheltenham Center for the Arts, 71st Annual Awards Painting Show, Cheltenham PA, 2014 / Juror: Richard Rosenfeld from Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia PA

RiTUAL: Reading Room Biennial 2015, Heavy Bubble HBHQ, Philadelphia PA, 2013

Maryland Federation of Art Gallery, Small Wonders, National Juried Exhibition, Annapolis, MD, 2013. Juror: Linda Simmons, curator Corcoran Gallery of Art. 

WAWA Corporation Building, Punto y Raya, exhibition of Latin American artists, at Red Roof Campus, Wawa, PA, 2013

3rd Street Gallery, POST Members Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA, 2013

Annex, 3rd Street Gallery, Four Painters, Philadelphia PA, 2013

Ice Box Project Space, Member Exhibition / InLIquid, PPAC, Second State, Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia PA, 2013

3rd Street Gallery, POST Members Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA, 2012

City Hall, Dialogo 365, CARPE DIEM, A Latin American Art Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA, 2012

3rd Street Gallery, POST Members Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA, 2011

Crane Art Building, Dialogo 365, A Latin American Art Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA, 2011

3rd Street Gallery, Annual Group Exhibition, Philadelphia PA, USA, 2010

Printsource New York, Textile and Surface Design Exhibition, New York, NY, USA, 2010 / 2009

3rd Street Gallery, Members Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2010

Surtex, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Art and Design Exhibition, New York, NY, USA, 2009

City Hall, On the Fringe of Fiber, Philadelphia, PA

The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild’s Kleinert/James Art Center, Annual Members Exhibition, Woodstock, NY, USA, 2008.

Da Vinci Art Alliance Gallery, Fiber Artists: Philadelphia #5, Philadelphia, PA, 2008.

Touchstone Gallery, My Space on 7th, Washington D.C., USA. 2007 and 2008.

Pen and Brush Galleries, "Roles, Rites, & Rituals", National Juried Visual Arts Exhibition, New York, NY, 2007. Juror: Diana Kurz

Mills Pond Gallery, Juried Fiber Arts Exhibition, St. James, NY, 2007.

St. Asaph Gallery, Across the City Line: POST Preview, St., Philadelphia, PA, 2006.

Moore College of Art, 16 Th Annual A Show of Hands, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2006.

Woman Made Gallery, Pure Painting, International Juried,Chicago, IL, USA, 2006. 

Da Vinci Art Alliance, Fiber Artists: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2006.

Painted Bride Art Center, Exhibit 4, Inliquid Artists, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2006.

Asaph Gallery, Across the City Line: POST Preview, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2005.

Gallery Siano, First Impressions, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2004.

Art and Design Museum, Miniatures 2000, Helsinki, Finland, May 2000.

Neruda’s Foundation, 2000, Neruda en el Arte, Traveling Exhibition, Chile, 2000.

Helen Drutt Gallery, Miniatures 2000, Philadelphia, PA, US.A, 2000.

Fine Arts National Museum, Chilean Contemporary Textile Art, Santiago, Chile, 1996.

Estación Mapocho Cultural Center, Eco–Feria ’96, Santiago, Chile, 1996

Severín Library’s Gallery, Mujeres en el Arte, Valparaíso, Chile, 1996.

Cultural Center, Un tiempo para el Arte, Women Exhibition, Viña del Mar, Chile, 1995.

Railroad of Chile, Un tiempo para el Arte, Traveling Women Exhibition, 1992.

Cultural Center, El Arte y la Defensa de la Tierra, Viña del Mar, Chile, 1990.

Palau de Caramany, International Exhibition, Gerona, Catalonia, Spain 1988.

Valparaíso Municipal Art Gallery, 7th International Art Biennial, Valparaiso, Chile, 1987

Valparaíso Muncipal Art Gallery, II Regional Fine Arts, Valparaíso, Chile, 1986.

El Farol Gallery, Universidad de Valparaíso, VII National Fine Arts, Chile, 1985.

Chilean- North American Institute, Contemporary Textile Art, Santiago, Chile, 1985.

General San Martín Cultural Center, Chilean Contemporary Textile Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1984.

National History Museum, Arte y Sobrevivencia del Planeta, Santiago, Chile, 1983.

Goethe Institute, Contemporary Textile Art, Santiago, Chile, 1983.

 

Other

2013 Barcelona Open Studio: Jacqueline & Ligia Unanue, Ligia Unanue studio, Barcelona, Spain

2005-2012
POST, Philadelphia Open Studio Tours, Philadelphia, PA

2010
 Philadelphia Artists for Chile, Fundraising Art Auction, Helping Earthquake victims, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia PA
Organizer and participant

2010 4th Biennial Invitational Exhibition Benefit: Dear Fleisher, 4×6 Inches of Art, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

2010 Inliquid Benefit v.11, Ice Box Project Space, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Inliquid 10×10, Ice Box Project Space, Philadelphia, PA

2008 inliquid benefit v.8.0, Ice Box Project Space, Philadelphia, PA

2007 inliquid benefit v.7.0, Ice Box Project Space, Philadelphia, PA

2006 inliquid benefit v.6.0, Ice Box Project Space, Philadelphia, PA

2006 16th Annual A Show of Hands,Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, P

 

Corporate and Public Collections

Gabriela Mistral Campus, Queens, NY

Gabriela Mistral Foundation US, New York NY

The PNC Bank Tower Collection, Pittsburgh PA, U.S.A

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, U.S.A.

Les Bernardes Gallery, Salt-Gerona, Catalonia, Spain.

Consell Comarcal del Pallars Jussa, Catalonia, Spain.

Diners Club Collection, Quito, Ecuador.

Corporación Cultural, Viña del Mar, Chile.

Guayasamín Foundation Collection, Quito, Ecuador.

Modern Art Museum M.A.M, Universidad de Valparaíso,Valparaíso, Chile.

National History Museum, Santiago, Chile.

Chilean Pre-Columbian Art Museum, Santiago, Chile.

National Library, Santiago, Chile.

Universidad de Concepción, Fine Arts Gallery, Concepción, Chile.

North American Institute Art Gallery, Santiago, Chile.

Del Lago, Casino – Hotel Collection, Pucón, Chile.

 

Private Collections

Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico, United States, Spain and Germany.

 

Bibliography (Selected)

“COLOR OUT LOUD, Paintings by Jacqueline Unanue”, Cleaver Magazine, issue #15, September 2016.

“Jacqueline Unanue, Chilean artist, opens a show at St Asaph Gallery”, Al Dia News, Philadelphia, by Liliana September 2016.

Pintora chilena vuelve a sus origenes con “ Mi Antigua Tierra”, Arte y Espectáculos, El Mercurio de Valparaíso, Chile, Jueves 23 de Abril, 2015.

Homage to Chilean Music, by Celia Wren, WASHINGTON POST, Washington DC, USA, March 27, 2015.

Mes Internacional De La Mujer en Nueva York: Homenaje a la Mujer Latinoamericana en las Artes y la Cultura, by Ximena Hidalgo-Ayala, Impacto Latino, New York, March 5, 2015

Ledger, Martha, "Art that Rocks", University City Review, Philadelphia, PA, November 7, 2007

Levy, Marlene, "Signatures of Civilization: Paintings by Jacqueline Unanue and Tremain Fisher", University City Review, Philadelphia, PA, August 4, 2004

Strauss, R.B., "First Friday in August? You bet", University City Review, Philadelphia, PA, August 4, 2004

“Miniatures 2000”, Hellen Drutt Gallery, USA and Museum of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland, tour exhibition catalog, 2000

“El 2000 de Pablo Neruda”, El Mercurio, Valparaíso, Chile, January 2, 2000, newspaper

Córdoba, Ximena, "Memoria Milenaria", Vivienda y Decoración, El Mercurio, Santiago, Chile, September 6, 1997, magazine

Swinburn, Gema, “Guía de Exposiciones Instituto Norteamericano”, El Mercurio, Santiago, Chile, May 25, 1997, newspaper

“Arte Textil Contemporáneo en Chile”, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile, August 1996, exhibition catalog

Rodríguez, Eugenio, "Ritual de Jacqueline Unanue", El Mercurio, Valparaíso, Chile, December 22, 1996, newspaper

“Ritual”, Fundación Guayasamín, Quito, Ecuador, May 1996, exhibition catalog

“Jornades del Color”, Pallars Jussà, Catalonia, Spain, October 1989, catalog

Madrenys, Pere, "El Personatge: Jacqueline Unanue", Apunts, Gerona, Spain, October 31, 1989, newspaper

Maack, Ana María, "Encuentro con el Ancestral Lenguaje", El Sur, Concepción, Chile, December 20, 1987, newspaper

Donoso, Alvaro, “Los Eternos Danzantes”, El Mercurio, Valparaíso, Chile, May 17, 1986, 4 23, 1985, newspaper

Bindis, Ricardo, “Dos Exposiciones Singulares”, Tercera de la Hora, Santiago, Chile, November 24, 1985, newspaper

"Huellas, El Chileno Primitivo", Revista Hoy, Santiago, Chile, October 5 to 11, 1983, magazine

 

Professional Experience (Selected)

Fine Art

Artist-in-residence at Taller Espacio, Vina del Mar, Chile

Mural design and execution, a commissioned work for Larraín Architects Agency, Santiago, Chile

Stage design/ execution for concerts, commissioned work, Teatro Municipal, Viña del Mar, and Aula Magna Universidad Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile

Design

Co-founder and co-director (with her husband Ricardo Guajardo) of Raimi Design, a Philadelphia-based studio dedicated to graphic and textile design

Graphic and textile design, illustration, printmaking and limited edition books for Arte Raimi, a studio co-founded and operated with her husband Ricardo Guajardo, Viña del Mar, Chile

Clothing textile designs for Rosmari, Spaghetti, Parafine, Soleil, Next Generation, and Tutti Frutti, from Ellery stores, Barcelona, Spain

Clothing textile design inspired by pre-Columbian motifs, Taller Unanue, a studio co-founded and co-directed with her sister Ligia Unanue, Viña del Mar, Chile

Graphic Designer, Design Department, Universidad Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile

Design and production of Motivos de San Francisco, a book of poetry written by Nobel laureate Gabriela Mistral and illustrated by artist Tatiana Alamos. Published by Corporación Cultural Las Condes, Santiago, Chile

Research, writing, design, illustration and production of El Arte Rupestre Chileno, un encuentro con el hombre primitivo, a limited edition, silk-screened book published by Arte Raimi, Viña del Mar, Chile

 

Teaching

Creator and teacher of the holistic curriculum based Children's Art Education Program, Philadelphia, PA

Pre-School in Studio Art Class, West Philadelphia Cooperative School, Philadelphia, PA

Spanish classes, Greene Towne School, Philadelphia, PA

Textile art, design and composition, Taller Espacio, Viña del Mar, Chile

Designed and taught a curriculum for an art-focused magnet school, to expose students to the Pre-Columbian artistic traditions of Chile. Colegio Niños Cantores de Viña del Mar, Chile

Designed and taught classes in arts and crafts, as an educational experience, for socially marginalized children. Public School Escuela “21 de Mayo”, Cerro Esperanza, Valparaíso, Chile