Cecilia Jaime (1962) is an Argentinian – Belgian visual artist based in Ghent, Belgium. She graduated in the Master in Fine Arts, with specialization in Painting , by the Faculty of Arts, at the University of Tucumán, Argentina, in 1987. From 1985 to 1987 she was an assistant lecturer in the Faculty of Art at the same University. In 1988 she received the prestigious Grant from the National Arts Funds in Buenos Aires. From 2012 she runs Cecilia Jaime Gallery in Gent, Belgium and is art consultant for important collections.
Since 1989 she lives in Belgium. In de period of 2003-2006 she worked in a social artistic project: “Scratch”, from the Fine Arts Museum in Ghent. She also gave workshops at S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst- Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art),Ghent. She has given Master classes in painting and drawing in Ghent (2006-2009). From 2006 till today she is a resident artist at Nucleo vzw ( Belgium). From 2008 she follows the Sculpture specialty at the Academie voor Beeldende Kunst in Ghent, Belgium. She also has been a consultant artist for the architects studio of Bob Van Reeth, in 2010 and 2014. She has presented her work in numerous international projects in Latin America and Europe: group exhibitions, solo shows, art fairs, in several cultural centers, museums, events and public spaces. Her Works are in collections in Argentina, Belgium, Switzerland, France and Germany.
International projects and exhibitions are: Splav Meduze -Curator Marko Stamenkovic at the Center of Contemporary Art, Celje (2009) Slovenia; De Collectie – Curator Philippe van Cauteren, Director of the Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art in Ghent; CC TEN NOYE, solo show, Brussels (2010). Her video-performance ‘Desierto de los olvidos’ was presented at the LAKMA Museum, in The Netherlands (2011). She has shown her works in an installation with photography, sculptures, video and paintings, ‘Stills and Movements’, at the Caermersklooster in Ghent; The group exhibition De Connectie – Curators A.Quireyns, for Air Antwerpen, and F. De Preester, in Gent (2011). She has been invited to join the Artwiki of the Open Call project of the 7th Berlin Biennale (2012), with Curator Artur Zmijewski and Associate Curator Joanna Warsza. Other important group exhibititons at Flemish Parliament Brussels Administration/Embassy of Argentina (2013),”Marina Art” at the University of Ghent , Fort Napoleon, Oostende (2013), Museum Dhondt -Dhaenens Auction Paddle8 & Christie’s (2014) at Deurle, “Someone like you” , Galerie Hommes Rotterdam (2014). BAD (Belgian Art and Design) , K.V.D.M at Zebrastraat Kunstplataform 2016. Solo Show paintings and sculptures at Cecilia Jaime Gallery and Solo Show at Kasteel Claeys Boüuaert,Gent 2017.’Gardens’,Solo Show at Cecilia Jaime Gallery 2018. ‘On the Move’, Group show Blanco,2018.Group show Cecilia Jaime Gallery Gent 2018.Solo Show BAD Belgian Art & Design,Gent 2019. 2020 Solo Show BLANCO Gent relocated in Cecilia Jaime Gallery(Corona Pandemie).2020 Kunsthal Ghent Zomer Salon.2020 SUMMER CAMP #6.OPEN STUDIOS NUCLEO 2020. #online open studio’s Nucleo 2021- ARGHENT GROUPSHOW AT SMAK GENT + CC De Ververij in Ronse / curator Ben Benaouisse-2021 Kunsthal Ghent Zomer Salon 2021-Solo Show Galerie Latuvu Bages,France.