Born in Colombia and lives in New York City with a studio in Dumbo, BK.


2001 – 2003 Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC (painting and new media continuing courses)

1997 – 2000 Miami International Fine Arts College, FL (BFA)


July 11 – August 9, 2015 “An Inclusive World” curated by Vida Sabbaghi at The Queens Museum, NY

Dec 14th – Jan 2, 2013 “The Americans in Russia” curated by Berik Kulmamirov, The Marina Tsvetaeva Museum Moscow, Russia


March 26th – April 23, 2015 “Hunting for Inspiration” curated by Oscar Laluyan at Gallery Protégé, NYC.

October 4 – Nov 30, 2011“I’m Having Trouble Cutting this Ballerina” Art Basel week, Miami, FL

Sept 30 – Oct 15, 2011 “I’m Having Trouble Cutting this Ballerina” Orchard Windows Gallery, NYC.

March 14 – March 21, 2011 “Guilt” Orchard Windows Gallery, NYC.

December 6 – 13, 2008 “Gone Away” A Gathering of The Tribes Gallery, NYC.

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS (from 2017 forward)

Sept 7 – 12, 2022 “Spring Break Art Show” booth curated by Bianca Abdi Boragi, NYC

Sept 7 – Oct 16, 2022 “Vector” curated by Bianca Abdi-Boragi at Heaven Gallery, Chicago

Nov 13 – Nov 28, 2021 “Uniforms for the End of Time” curated by Nicholas Cueva at Chashama, NYC

September 8 – 13, 2021 “Spring Break Art Show” booth curated by Taylor Hansen Hughes, NYC

May 14 – June 12, 2022, “In The Wake of Slumber”, curated by Natalia Nakazawa at Paradise Palace, NYC 

Feb 1 – May 14 “Current | Undercurrent”  Curated by Linda Griggs and M. Charlene Stevens at the University of Massachusets Amherst

Feb 20 – March 14, 2021 “Last Wash at Midnight — Advertisement” at Home Gallery, NYC

Feb 12 – March 20, 2021 “Last Wash at Midnight” at The Border Project Space, NY

Oct 9 – Dec 12, 2020 “Americans Looking In” Curated by Sherri Littlefield and Emilie Ahern at the Center for Book Arts, NYC

Oct 12 – Nov 12, 2020 “FOGO” Curated by Carla Maldonado and Efrem Zelony-Mindell at SOMad, NYC

Oct 19 – Nov 10, 2019 “Inversions” Curated by Melinda Wang at MW Projects, NY.

May 30 – June 25, 2019 “Divide and Multiply” Curated by Tansy Xiao at Walter W.W. Gallery, NYC.

Feb 7 – April 13, 2019 “Speculative Cultures” curated by Tina Sauerlaender, Peggy Schoenegge, and Erandy Vergara at Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery in Parson’s School, NYC. 

Dec 26 – Jan 26, 2019 “Cosi Via” curated by Paul D’Agostino at Centotto, NY.

Oct 26 – Nov 17, 2018 “Color Matters” curated by Jean-Luc Richard at Galerie Richard, NYC. 

June 23 – July 23, 218 “New York meets Berlin” curated by Vida Sabbaghi, Carla Goldberg, Anna Franek, and Romy at Galerie Ana 25 in Berlin, Germany. 

May 3rd – May 26th, 2018 “Triangle Dialogues” Chashama 425 Madison, NYC. 

April 26 – May 17th, 2018 “Intricate Neighbors” at Galerie Protege in NYC. 

April 11 – June 15th “In Bloom” curated by DK Johnston and Lori Zimmer at The Quin Hotel in NYC. 

Jan 16 – Feb 4, 2018 “One Year Resistance” curated by Indira Cesarine at Untitled Space Gallery, NYC.

Nov 16th – Jan 18th, 2017, All In curated by Lynzy Blair at South Street Gallery in BK, NY.

Oct 12 – Nov 7, 2017 “It Takes a Village” curated by Jaclyn Acker at Gallery Protégé, NYC.

Aug 16 – Aug 26th “Analog vs Digital” at Foley Gallery, NYC

May 2 – May 26, 2017  “She Inspires” at Untitled Gallery curated by Indira Cesare 

February 23 – March 25th, 2017  “Manual Digital” at Space 151 Gallery curated by Beth Waldman. 

Jan 7 – Feb 11, 2017 “We need to talk… Artists and the public respond to the present conditions in America” At Petzel Gallery in Chelsea.


The Marina Tsvetaeva Museum Moscow, Russia

The Gabarron’s Foundation collection in New York and Spain.

Foursquare headquarters, New York City.

Other various private collections.


LMCC Su Casa Residency – January 2022 – June 2022


Jamie’s work has been featured in multiple important outlets like Interview Magazine, New York Magazine, Hyperallergic, VOGUE (China), Yale University radio WYBCX (radio interview), The Observer, CNN, Newsweek, Whitewall Magazine, The Daily Beast, Whitehot Magazine, TV interview with NTN24 (Nuestra Tele Noticias, for their show Lideres (translation leaders), Good Day New York (TV interview), Fox News (TV interview), Art Spiel, and many more. Martinez has shown in Berlin, Brussels, Spain, Russia, Canada, Miami, California, and numerous galleries in New York City includingThe Queens Museum, Spring Break Art Show, Petzel Gallery, Galerie Richard, Whitebox NY, The Gabarron Foundation, Flowers Gallery, Elga Wimmer PCC, Foley Gallery, Rush Gallery and many more.

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