Mareo Rodriguez – Expansion 2
|Medium||Black Lava Pigment and Gold Leaf on Linen Canvas|
|Dimensions||51 x 43 x 1.5 inches|
Mareo Rodriguez is a multidisciplinary artist born in Mexico City, raised in Colombia and based currently in Barcelona Spain. Growing up in Medellin City, Colombia, Rodriguez was surrounded by majestic mountain scapes, which later inspired him to artistically explore the many minerals and formations that make up the Earth. Rodriguez gained a B.A. of Architeture at UPB Medellin, a Master in Design at Elisava Barcelona and a Master in Arts at UNA, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He has exhibited extensively and has participated in different fairs and projects in North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia and Europe. Significant projects include “Arte nel Bosco” Land art project in Italy (2016), “Viaggio” at Palazzo Ferrero in Italy (2018), “Carre Latin” at Palais Royal in Paris (2018), and the Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival in Emirates (2018 and 2019). Other important exhibitions include his Illumia NFT monolith event in Miami (2021), his “Portals” solo exhibition presenting 4 installations at Valetta Contemporary in Malta, Spain (2021), his participation in the Istanbul Triennial (2022) and his “Wavelength” installation at the Times Art Museum in Beijing, China (2022).