Arturo Araujo, S.J.

Born in Barranquilla, Colombia in 1967, Araujo joined the Jesuits in 1986 and was ordained Catholic priest in 1999. Ten years later he moved to United States and earned a Bachelor of Arts from Seattle University, a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cornish College of the Arts, and a MFA from University of New Mexico. Currently he teaches art at University of San Francisco, and works in his own studio, “Inside River Studio”, located at Mission District. Araujo combines etching, relief and digital media. Inspired by nature and by the work of Rembrandt and Thavor
Ko-Udomvit, Araujo creates work that expresses a contemporary spirituality thought visual. His work has been shown in Colombia, USA, Mexico, Spain, Italy and Canada.