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.

Carolina has been a finalist in several national and international competitions, winning Second Prize 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 Prize in the Artespacio Joven BBVA Prize in 2017. Her work is featured in editorial projects such as Sub30 (2014), a book that presented 60 young Chilean artists, and Ojo Andino Chile (2015), a publication by Luciano Benetton that gathered over 170 pieces by Chilean artists.

In March 2020, she took part in the Proyecto URRA artistic residency programme in Tigre, province of Buenos Aires in Argentina, after winning the Fundación LazoCordillera scholarship in Santiago. In August 2021, the artist was awarded the third prize at the CCU Arte Fellowship. Her work is part of institutional and private collections in Chile, Argentina, the United States, France, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Carolina Muñoz lives and works in Santiago de Chile.