Nicolás Bonilla (1984) is a historian with a specialization in Art History and Theory from the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia) and a Master in Curatorial Studies from the University of Essex (UK). He currently lives in Madrid where he is pursuing a PhD in Fine Arts at the Universidad Complutense.
Nicolás has worked in different public institutions as a curator and researcher and has built a solid career as an artist. In 2019, his project La Jarra Blanca de Martín was the winner of the Creation Grant for Artists of the Colombian Ministry of Culture. In 2021, the project Partículas Elementales was awarded the first prize in the National Culture Awards, 45 Salón Nacional de Artes de Colombia.
His work has been exhibited in different private galleries, public cultural spaces and international art fairs. Several of his works are part of important collections in Colombia, among them: Museo la Tertulia (Cali), Museo de Arte Moderno (Medellín), Museo de la Universidad de Antioquia (Medellín), Museo del Río Magdalena (Honda), Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Bogotá, Museo de Antioquia (Medellín).