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Felipe Lopez is a Colombian artist and professor. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Arts and a master’s in Art Education from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. He received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.


Trained as a traditional painter and draftsman, Felipe explores subjects such as the nostalgia of images, the everyday life, depicting scenarios and human figures, and the structures of power around us through the images of monuments and power related to the way we build ideas of nation. His body of work combines traditional drawing, and non-traditional means  such as papermaking  as a broader idea of a drawing practice.

He has served as a painting and drawing professor for the Continuing Education Program of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, guest speaker and lecturer for undergraduate classes for several years in Bogotá, and as drawing instructor for the Pre-College Program, Continuing Education program at RISD Rhode Island School of Design. Felipe also served as the 23/24 Teaching Fellow in Drawing at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, and the PRATT MUNSON Painting and Drawing Artist in Residency teaching drawing as a part time faculty.

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