b. 1977, La Plata, Argentina - lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Julián Terán was born in La Plata, Argentina, in 1977. He grew up in Monte, a rural town in the province of Buenos Aires, where he still resides and works. He graduated from the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredón (IUNA) and he was also trained at workshops and clinics with Fabiana Barreda and Rodrigo Alonso, among others. He has had solo exhibitions in galleries in Buenos Aires and has participated in several group exhibitions such as the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Rosario (MACRO), Museo Castagnino, Centro Cultural Recoleta, and Centro Cultural Borges, in Buenos Aires.
In 2011 he completed several major projects, including an extensive solo exhibition at the Museo J. R. Vidal de Corrientes, Argentina; an exhibition of his work in dialogue with Emilio Renart in the Multiespacio San Telmo and a large-scale mural work at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires (MAMBA).
His work has been successfully included in several international art fairs, including ArteBA, Buenos Aires, ArtBo, Bogotá, and Pinta, New York. He is also part of several important Latinamerican private collections.
In addition to being a visual artist, Julián Terán is a musician and a composer of songs that fuse traditional Argentine folk rhythms with influences of electronic and alternative music. He was part of the band Undercolour, with whom he recorded an album, and currently performs as a soloist.