Carlos Rolón (b. 1970, Chicago, IL) attended Columbia College Chicago with a concentration in painting and drawing. Rolón has had solo exhibitions at Dallas Contemporary, Dallas; Bass Museum of Art, Miami; Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK; Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis. His work has also been exhibited in group shows at Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Marta Herford Museum, Herford, Germany; Museum Het Domein, Sittard, The Netherlands; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; Museo del Barrio, New York and Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Canary Islands, Spain. In 2007, Rolón represented Ukraine in the 52nd Venice Biennale. He is also a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation award for Painting and Sculpture. Rolón’s work is included in the public collections of the Bass Museum of Art, Miami; Brooklyn Museum, New York; City of Chicago Public Art Collection; Deagu Art Museum, Deagu; Museo del Barrio, New York; Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City; and Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine, among others. Carlos Rolón lives and works in Chicago.