Carolina Muñoz Chilean, b. 1985

Carolina Muñoz is a visual artist with a degree in Visual Arts from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and a diploma in Aesthetics of Photography from the same institution. She has developed her career both in photography and painting. 

She has exhibited extensively at art institutions in Chile, including Centro Cultural Las Condes, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo and Museo de Artes Visuales in Santiago, and the Museo de Arte Moderno in Chiloé, and two solo exhibitions at Isabel Croxatto Galería: Blanco Universal (2019, curatorial text by César Gabler) and Un Color Tiene Muchos Rostros (2021, curatorial text by Juan José Santos). The artist has taken part in the art fairs ArtStgo (2018, 2020), FAXXI (2015, 2016, 2017), where she won First Place in the GDF Suez Competition in 2015; as well as Ch.ACO (Chile, 2018), Art Central Hong Kong (2019), Contemporary Istanbul (Turkey, 2019) and arteBA (Argentina, 2020) together with Isabel Croxatto Galería.

In September 2023, Carolina was awarded the prestigious CCU Art Fellowship, which will allow her to participate in an artist residency and solo exhibition in New York in 2024. In 2021 she won third prize in the same competition. In 2023 she was artist in residence in the La Embajada programme in Madrid, developed by Isabel Croxatto Galería in collaboration with Galería Nueva, while in 2020 she participated in the Proyecto URRA residency in Tigre, province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, after winning the Fundación LazoCordillera fellowship in Santiago.
She has been a finalist in various national and international competitions, winning second place in the MAVI/Minera Escondida Arte Joven Contemporáneo Prize in 2018, being a finalist six times (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018) and second place in the Artespacio Joven BBVA Prize in 2017. Her work has been included in editorial projects such as Sub30 (2014), a book presenting 60 young Chilean artists, and Ojo Andino Chile (2015), a publication by Luciano Benetton that brought together more than 170 works by Chilean artists.
Her work is included in institutional and private collections in Chile, Argentina, the United States, France, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Carolina Muñoz lives and works in Santiago, Chile.