CATALINA M. CHRISTENSEN, nee Morales
August 1958: Born in Bogota – Colombia
September 2013 – June 2016: BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree at City & Guilds of London Art School.
2016: Short-listed for the Clyde & Co Blank Canvas Commissioning Prize.
2016: Etching “The Summit” accepted for Second round of judging at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
2015: Winner of the Idun Ravndal Travel Award. Travel to Iceland.
2013: Etching “Swimmer” accepted at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
2013: The Princess School of Traditional Arts. The Alchemy of Paint: the transformation of earth, rocks, roots and berries into pigments.Two-week course.
2012: Photography workshop with Michael Miller.
2012: Winner of the Etching prize at PSAD with “The Pianist”.
2012: Night Photography workshop.
2012: Slate School of Fine Art, Colour in Practice. Two-week summer course.
2010 – 2013: PSAD Oil Painting and Etching classes, Monoprint Master class and Collagraph Master class.
2008 – 2010: PSAD Diploma in Art and Design.
2006: Won a place in the V&A Inspired by… competition.
2005 – 2008: Putney School of Art and Design (PSAD), Drawing and painting classes.
1994 (Summer): Move to UK.
1989- 1993: Work at Unibank (now Nordea) administration and settlement of foreign securities.
1987 – 1988: Work as architect at Jan Gudman Hoyer Architects firm. Design of social housing project in Ballerup, Denmark.
1986 – 1987: Post graduate studies in Urban Construction at the Royal Danish Academy, School of Architecture.
1985 (Summer): Move to Copenhagen, Denmark.
1984 (Spring): Teaching assistant in Site Planning at UNC.
1983 – 1985: Studies for a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA (UNC). The dissertation was completed in 1989, when I graduated with an MRP.
1981 – 1982: RGM Architects internship designing housing projects.
1977 – 1982: Graduating as Architect from Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia.
1974 – 1977: Fundacion Nuevo Marymount (High school).
1964 – 1973: Clara Casas Morales School.