I layer the human form with detailed medical information to explore the Fragileness of our bodies.


Julieta Manrique has a background in fine art, specializing in sculpture, ceramics and mixed media painting. Originally living and creating in Bogotá, Colombia, Manrique now resides in Columbus, Ohio.


Art Instruction

The joy of life is to inspire, as well as be inspired


In addition to creating thoughtful works of art, Julieta Manrique is also a published editor and author to many art history publications. With the passion to inspire and share her knowledge about the formal aspects of art history and criticism as well as creative expression, Manrique has dedicated a portion of her time to teaching. She has taught in museums, studios and community settings in Colombia, Italy and the United States.



RHETORICAL IMAGES OF MIRACLES AND INFLUENCE ON HUMAN BEHAVIOR: The Miraculous Painting of Chiquinquirá. Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries.
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. History Master's Degree Thesis Work. 2007.


Images and the Religious Imaginary as Pedagogical Strategies in the American Colonies. Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries. El Astrolabio Scientific and Research Magazine Campestre School.
ISSN 0124-213X. Vol. 7. No. 1. 2008.


Art’s Masterpieces. Casa Editorial El Tiempo.
ISBN: 978-958-706-214-4
Collection 978-958-706-215-1 Number I. 2008.


Great Artist Explained. Casa Editorial El Tiempo.
ISBN: 978-958-706-214-4
Collection 978-958-706-216-8 Number II. 2008.



Università degli Studi di Trieste
Trieste, Italy / 2010 – 2012
Master’s Degree in Art History,

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana 
Bogotá D.C. Colombia / 2004 –2007
Master in History

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Bogotá D.C. Colombia / 1993 – 1998
BFA and MFA, Fine and Studio Arts



Art Instructor
Bareclay Studio
Columbus,OH USA/February 2019 - Present

Volunteer Art Instructor for the People with Disabilities
Bareclay Studio
Columbus, OH USA/April 2018 - Present

Art Instructor for the Homeless Program
YMCA Downtown
Columbus, OH USA/July - September 2017

Art Counselor for After School Program, Home School Program, and Summer School Camp
YMCA Vaughn E. Hairston and Hoover
Urbancrest, OH USA / March 2016 – March 2017

Art Instructor
Buckeye Village Council
Columbus, OH USA / November 2015 - April 2016

Interpreter (Spanish and Italian), Office Assistant
The Pizzuti Collection
Columbus, OH USA / February – April 2013

Children's Painting, Pottery and Sculpture Teacher
Museo per I Bambini MINIMU
Trieste, Italy / March 2011 – July 2012

Painting, Pottery and Sculpture Instructor for Adults and Children at Paolo Cervi Kervischer's Artist Studio
Laboratorio di Pittura di Paolo Cervi Kervischer
Trieste, Italy / October 2009 – December 2010 

Director of the Center of Arts Studies
and Elementary Art Instructor

Gimnasio Campestre
Bogotá, Colombia / August 2007 – June 2008

High School Art Instructor
Abraham Lincoln School
Bogotá, Colombia / March 2003 – October 2007

Art History Professor and Social Studies Professor.
Graphic Design Faculty

Fundación Universitaria Los Libertadores
Bogotá, Colombia / January 2001 – March 2003



Spanish (Native), English (Fluent), Italian (Fluent)





I am currently available for professional representation and gallery inclusion. If you'd like to speak more, please feel free to contact me below.






2019 Collective Exhibition “COCA MEMBERS SHOW”. Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center, Columbus, United States of America

2017     Collective Exhibition "OUTSIDE"- Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, United States of America

2017     Collective Exhibition - Ohio State Fair COX Fine Arts Center, Columbus, United States of America

2017     Collective Exhibition "INSIDE"- Cultural Arts Center. Columbus, United States of America

2016     Collective Exhibition “State of Affairs” – ClaySpace Gallery. Columbus, United States of America

2016     Collective Exhibition – Ohio State Fair COX Fine Arts Center. Columbus, United States of America

2010     Collective Exhibition. Ronchi dei Legionari, Italy

2009     Exhibition at the Italian’s School for Immigrants – Centro Provinciale Istruzioni Adulti. Trieste, Italy

2009     Exhibition at the Miela - Miela Theater. Trieste, Italy

2007     Pincel al Parque – Alcaldía de Cota,. Cota, Colombia. (Mention prize)

2006     Exhibition Area LOFT- Area LOFT Furniture’s store. Bogotá’, Colombia

1997     Salón de Arte CANO (1997)- Museo Universidad Nacional de Colombia Bogotá, Colombia.