Andrés Monzón is a visual artist and founding director of Campos de Gutiérrez. As the Director of Campos de Gutiérrez, he organizes curatorial projects that allow international artists to reside, work and exhibit in the city of Medellin and he constantly participates in the development of strategies that incorporates ceramics as a learning device (Maati Program). His artistic practice consists in the appropriation of icons, videos and artisanal processes that have been particularly representative of some moments of Latin American popular culture. Andrés Monzón received his BFA in painting at the Rhode Island School of Design. He has received awards by the Prince Claus Fund (2013) and the city of Medellin (2014-2016) among others, and has participated in international exhibitions in the United States, Germany, Japan, Korea, Colombia and the Netherlands.