Jimenez - Colon Collection
Carlos Rolon (DZINE)
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Rolon, Carlos (DZINE)
Dzine
Born in Chicago, Illinois, 1970.
Lives and works in Chicago.

Education

1989 Briefly studied at Columbia College, Chicago
2011 Kraus Visiting Professor of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg

Selected Solo Exhibitions/Projects
2012
Dallas Contemporary Museum, (Forthcoming), Dallas

2011
Imperial Nail Salon, Salon 94, New York
Get Nailed at the New Museum, performance, window installation, New Museum, New York
Zeniths and Daytons, Galerie Zidoun, Luxembourg

2010
Voodoo, Leo Koenig Projekte, New York
Voodoo, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna
Posse, Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan

2009
Bass Museum of Art, Miami
Love & Loyalty, Leeahn Gallery, Daegu, Korea

2008
The Beautiful Struggle, Deitch Projects, New York
Emily Murphy Contemporary, Madrid, Spain
Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois

2007
Contemporary Arts Society, Rome
Museum Het Domein, Sittard, Netherlands

2006
Stealing Dreams, SCAI The Bathhouse/Shiraishi Contemporary, Tokyo
Somewhere over the Rainbow, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
Dzine, Museo del Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan (catalogue.)
Just Kidding, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, United Kingdom

2005

Punk Funk, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis (catalogue)

2004
Staring at the Sun, moniquemeloche, Chicago
Gangster Boogie, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Dzine, Illinois State Museum Gallery, Chicago
(Traveled to University of Missouri - Gallery 210, St. Louis & Illinois State Museum, Lockport, Illinois )
Dzine, Equal Gallery, Osaka, Japan (catalogue.)
Beautiful Things, SCAI The Bathhouse/Shiraishi Contemporary, Tokyo
Project Invitational, ARCO ‘04-International Contemporary Art Fair, Madrid

2003
Alley Oop, Institute of Visual Art Center (inova), Milwaukee
Tokyo Boogie, University of Alabama Visual Arts Gallery, Birmingham Alabama

2002
Beat Junkie, Chop Shop, moniquemeloche gallery, Chicago
Sampler, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago


Selected Group Exhibitions/Projects
2011
Experience Pommery #9 (La Fabrique sonore), curated by Claire Staebler and Charles Carcopino, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France
Write Now: Artists and Letterforms, Chicago Cultural Center
Commercial Break, curated by Neville Wakefield, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture and POST, 54th Venice Biennale, Italy
Geared: The Culture of Bicycles, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Idaho
VOCES Y VISIONES: Signs, Systems and the City in El Museo del Barrio's Permanent Collection, El Museo del Barrio, New York

2010
Legal Tender, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles
Living in Evolution, Busan Biennale, curated by Takashi Azumaya, Busan
Viva La Revolucion: A Dialogue with the Urban Landscape, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
(I Can) Feel the Pulse, MAMA, Rotterdam

2009
Stages (organized by Lance Armstrong and Nike), Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
(Traveled to Deitch Projects, New York, and O.H.W.O.W, Miami)

2008
Not So Minimal, Collection Vanmoerkerke, Oostende, Belgium

2007
Barrio Dreams, Deitch Projects, Art Basel Miami Beach 2007, Miami, FL
A Poem about an Inland Sea, Ukrainian Pavilion, 52nd Venice Biennale
Carribean Encounters, Brooklyn Museum, New York
Simply Beautiful, LABoral, Gijon, Spain
Generations U(s)A, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev
Public Image, Painting the City, Fundament Foundation, Tilburg, Netherlands

2006
Spank the Monkey, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, United Kingdom
New Territories: On Youth Culture, Carla Arocha and Dzine, ARCO ’06, Madrid

2005
Lost in Music, Nerman Museum of Art/JCCC, Overland Park, Kansas

2004
None of the Above: Contemporary Work by Puerto Rican Artists, Real Art Ways, Hartford
(traveled to Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico)
Stop & Stor: new painters, LUXE Gallery, New York

2003
Painting by Design, Wayne State University Gallery, Detroit
Sk8 on the Wall, Rocket Gallery, Tokyo (traveled to Parco Gallery, Nagoya)


Artist in Residence

Instituto Buena Bista, Curacao Centre For Contemporary Art, Netherlands Antilles
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, United Kingdom
City of Chicago Sister Cities Program,The National Museum, Nairobi, Kenya


Grants/Awards

Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Award
National Endowment for the Arts


Public Collections

Brooklyn Museum, NY
City of Chicago Public Art Collection, Illinois
Collection Vanmoerkerke, Oostende, Belgium
Fundacion Alorda - Derksen, Barcelona
Museo del Barrio, New York
Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan
Museum Het Domein, Sittard, Netherlands
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
Nerman Museum of Art, Kansas City
Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Collection, NY
Sal. Oppenheim Collection, Cologne
Yuz Art Foundation, Shanghai
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