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Federico Uribe Art

Columbian, b. 1962

Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining everyday objects in surprising ways that maintain a formal reference to art history. Uribe studied art at the University of Los Andes in Bogotá, and by 1988 he arrived in New York to pursue an MFA degree under the supervision of Luis Camnitzer. After receiving his degree, he left New York to study and work in Cuba, Mexico, Russia, England, and finally Miami.

In 1996, Uribe abandoned his paintbrushes and canvases in favor of household objects (plastic cutlery, colored pencils, and so on). He began to carefully observe, collect, juxtapose, and combine this alternative media. They have become unusual instruments of a new aesthetic, full of color, irony, and lively playfulness. When observed closely, his works reveal various kinds of interpretations; they tempt us to touch them, to discover the detail and connection between one element and another. When viewed from further away, they offer volumes, forms, textures, and color. His creations elicit excitement and intrigue from all walks of life, and the novelty of the media often belies the compelling aesthetic merit of each work of art.

Uribe’s work has become prominent in the United States over the past decade. His artwork has been collected by and featured in multiple museums around North and South America. Uribe’s work is rapidly becoming some of the most sought after contemporary art around the world. In this past year alone, Uribe’s work has been shown in Europe, Asia, and widely across the United States.

(Biography provided by Adelson Galleries)
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Artist: Federico Uribe
Reaching Ahead
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
A wall-hanging sculptural piece made entirely of bullet shells depicts a wild cat reaching ahead in pursuit. Please allow additional handling time as a custom crate will be created...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media

Tucan on my hand
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
A new bullet shell sculpture. Federico Uribe (b. 1962) grew up in Bogota, Colombia. After graduating from the University of Los Andes in Bogota in 1988, Federico continued his study ...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Metal

Painted Turtle
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Bullet shells and Antique Helmet Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from in...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Gold Rabbit, Black Spots
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Bullet shells Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining everyda...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Screwed Panda
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Screws Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining everyday object...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Steel

Jumping Horse
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Shotgun and bullet shells This is a wall-hanging sculpture of a horse leaping off the wall. Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Mi...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Doberman
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
A life-size colored pencil sculpture of a dog. Federico Uribe (b. 1962) grew up in Bogota, Colombia. After graduating from the University of Los Andes in Bogota in 1988, Federico co...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Color Pencil, Found Objects, Other Medium

Black Rabbit, Gold Spots
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Bullet shells Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining everyda...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Screwed Rabbit
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Screws Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining everyday object...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Steel

Mimic
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
A wall-hanging sculpture of a Bear with a Meerkat on its head, made entirely out of bullet shell casings. Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works ...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Scaredy Cat
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Bullet shells Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining everyday...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Racquet Tree
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Antique tennis racquets Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwinin...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Wood, Mixed Media

Bullet Flower II
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Wall-hanging flower made out of recycled shotgun and bullet shell casings. These look great in a group or alone. The piece can be placed on a flat surface to ornament a desk, coffee ...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Metal, Brass

Cat Scratching
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: bullet shell casings Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining e...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Life in the Landscape
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: X-ray films and colored LED lights Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from ...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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LED Light, Mixed Media

Pink Pencil Flower
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Wall-hanging flower made out of colored pencils. These look great in a group or alone. The piece can be placed on a flat surface to ornament a desk, coffee table, or pedestal as well.
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media, Color Pencil

Squirrel and Bird on Rifle II
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Wall-hanging sculpture of a squirrel and bird made out of bullet shell casings, posed upon a hand-carved wood replica of a rifle. Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe cu...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media, Color Pencil

Cat and Fish
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Colored pencil drawing with colored pencil sculpture/collage.
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Color Pencil, Mixed Media

Pink, Purple & Red Flower, Pink/Yellow Point Center
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Colored pencils Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining everyd...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media, Color Pencil

Multicolor Flower
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Colored pencils and erasers Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertw...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media, Color Pencil

Tropical Bird
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Bullet shells Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining everyday...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Orange and Yellow Flower, Pencil Center
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Wall-hanging flower made out of colored pencils. These look great in a group or alone. The piece can be placed on a flat surface to ornament a desk, coffee table, or pedestal as well.
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

Materials

Wood, Mixed Media, Color Pencil

Young Panda
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Bullet shells Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining everyday...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Running Red Fox II
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Bullet shells Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining everyday...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Hang Loose
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
A wall-hanging sculpture of a squirrel made out of recycled bullet shell casings on a hand-carved wooden pistol.
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Metal, Brass

Monkey on Rifle
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Wall-hanging sculpture of a Monkey made of bullet shells on a replica rifle.
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Metal, Brass

Running Red Fox
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
A wall-hanging sculpture of a running red fox. Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges f...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Intellectual
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
This collage depicting a male figure is made entirely out of book covers. *Framed - Contact gallery for images. Federico Uribe (b. 1962) grew up in Bogota, Colombia. After graduatin...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media

Sunset
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Federico Uribe's wall-hanging sculpture made out of colored pencils is not only visually stimulating, but also contains a deeper meaning. The abstract series that Uribe worked on be...
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2010s Abstract Federico Uribe Art

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Wood, Found Objects, Color Pencil

Running Dogscape
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
A whimsical, wall-hanging sculpture of a running dog patterned with a landscape, made entirely out of colored pencils. Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently liv...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media, Color Pencil

Peach Flower
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: colored pencils and erasers Part of Uribe's series of colored pencil flowers, these sculptural pieces can be hung on the wall or displayed on a flat surface -- they look esp...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media, Color Pencil

Peach Flower, Eraser Center
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: colored pencils and erasers Part of Uribe's series of colored pencil flowers, these sculptural pieces can be hung on the wall or displayed on a flat surface -- they look esp...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media, Color Pencil

Orange and Baby Blue Flower
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: colored pencils and erasers Part of Uribe's series of colored pencil flowers, these sculptural pieces can be hung on the wall or displayed on a flat surface -- they look esp...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media, Color Pencil

Silver Sky
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful landscape - a collage made entirely of coins. Recently exhibited at Uribe's solo exhibition at The Ann Norton Sculpture Garden (Palm Beach, FL) Federico Uribe (b. 1962) g...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Metal

Tasmanian Tiger
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Bullet shells Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining everyday...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Whale Tail
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Bullet shells and harpoon tips Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from inte...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Pink, Purple & Red Flower, White Eraser Center
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Colored pencils and erasers Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertw...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media, Color Pencil

Jumping Cat
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Wall-hung colored pencil sculpture of a jumping cat created by Federico Uribe.
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Earthenware, Found Objects, Color Pencil

Fox (Scratching)
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Bullet shells... This is the new creative challenge that Federico Uribe is facing. The exhibit presents a series of freestanding sculptures and mosaic paintings entirely composed of...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Metal

Nest
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
This is an incredibly unique sculpture made entirely of books. The piece is made to hang in a corner up towards the ceiling to mimic a birds' nest. Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media

Fed Up
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: Bullet shell casings Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining e...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

Hang Out
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
A wall-hanging sculpture of a squirrel made out of recycled bullet shell casings on a replica pistol.
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Metal, Brass

Dog Portrait, Brown Face
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
This new, framed work colored pencil collage depicts a portrait of a dog's face. Federico Uribe (b. 1962) grew up in Bogota, Colombia. After graduating from the University of Los An...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media, Color Pencil

Gold and Silver WIldcat
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Medium: bullet shells Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artwork resists classification, and emerges from intertwining everyday...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass

The Nap
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
A collage made entirely of colored pencils depicting a panther laying with his arms stretched out to either side. A playful composition with exquisite detail, this artwork is framed ...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media, Color Pencil

Frog
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Wall-hanging sculpture made out of bullet shells of a red fox, poised like a frog, ready to pounce. Federico Uribe’s bullet series plays with the juxtaposition between playful subje...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Metal

Homeward
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
A wall-hanging colored pencil collage. Recently exhibited at the Ann Norton Sculpture Garden (Palm Beach, FL) Federico Uribe (b. 1962) grew up in Bogota, Colombia. After graduating...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Color Pencil

Running Squirrel
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
A wall-hanging sculpture made out of bullet shells.
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Brass, Metal

Blue and Yellow Beak
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Wall-hung sculpture of a tucan on a hand made entirely out of shotgun shells by Federico Uribe.
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Metal

Yellow Beak
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Wall-hung sculpture of a tucan on a hand made entirely out of shotgun shells by Federico Uribe.
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Metal

The Perch
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
This new work is created out of shotgun and bullet shells. Federico Uribe (b. 1962) grew up in Bogota, Colombia. After graduating from the University of Los Andes in Bogota in 1988,...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Metal

Flopsalot
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
This new, framed work colored pencil collage depicts a portrait of a dog's face. Federico Uribe (b. 1962) grew up in Bogota, Colombia. After graduating from the University of Los An...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Color Pencil

Nightfall
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
This beautiful, framed landscape is created from a collage of spent bullet shell casings. Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His ar...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media

Out
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful wall hanging colored pencil collage. Recently exhibited at the Ann Norton Sculpture Garden (Palm Beach, FL) Federico Uribe (b. 1962) grew up in Bogota, Colombia. After gr...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Color Pencil

Birds in Window
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
Colored pencil drawing and sculpture/collage. Recently exhibited at Federico Uribe's solo exhibition at the Ann Norton Sculpture Garden (Palm Beach, FL)
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media, Color Pencil

Sombra (Shadow)
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
A wall-hanging colored pencil collage. Recently exhibited at the Ann Norton Sculpture Garden (Palm Beach, FL) Federico Uribe (b. 1962) grew up in Bogota, Colombia. After graduating...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Color Pencil, Found Objects, Other Medium

Nested Fox
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
A wall-hanging, bullet shell sculpture of a fox curled in a nest. Federico Uribe (b. 1962) grew up in Bogota, Colombia. After graduating from the University of Los Andes in Bogota i...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Found Objects, Other Medium, Mixed Media

Dog's Painting
By Federico Uribe
Located in New York, NY
This playful new work mixed both colored pencil drawing and collage elements to create a multi-dimensional scene. Recently exhibited at the Ann Norton Sculpture Garden (Palm Beach, ...
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2010s Contemporary Federico Uribe Art

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Mixed Media, Color Pencil

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