Texas-based Dario Robleto received his BFA from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1997. Robleto has been exhibiting his work extensively both nationally and internationally since 1997 at museums such as the Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; the Denver Museum of Contemporary Art; and the Aldrich Contemporary Arts Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut. In 2008 a 10-year survey exhibition, Alloy of Love, was organized by the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York. Notable group shows include Whitney Biennial 2004, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and The Old, Weird America at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston. Robleto has been visiting artist and lecturer at many colleges and universities including Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; and the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.  In 2009 his work was featured on the cover of Yo La Tengo’s album, Popular Songs. His awards have included the International Association of Art Critics Award in 2004 for best exhibition in a commercial gallery at the national level and recipient of both the 2007 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant and the 2009 USA Rasmuson Fellowship. In 2011 he was a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow at the National Museum of American History. Recent solo exhibitions include Survival Does Not Lie In The Heavens, at the Des Moines Art Center, and The Prelives of the Blues at the New Orleans Museum of Art.

 

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