BIOGRAPHY

Born 1979, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
2004-06 MA Art Theory and Practice, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
1997-2003 BA Fine Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Lives in Chicago, USA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
‘The Lounge: A Space in Decomposition’ (with Rosalín Suero), The Hokin Project, Columbia College, Chicago, USA
2011

‘Nothing is True, Everything is Permitted’ (with Hector Arce-Espasas), Center for the Visual Arts, University
Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal, USA
2010
‘Dama a caballo’, Museo de Arte de Caguas, Puerto Rico
‘Pellot Gonzalez Rios’, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, USA
2009
‘New Work’, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, USA
‘Nothing is True’, NEIU Fine Arts Center Gallery, Northeastern University, Chicago, USA
2008
‘Performing identity’, Elmhurst College Gallery, Elmhurst, USA
2004
‘Bodega Dreams’, Galleria Tinta Roja, Chicago, USA
2003
‘Josué Pellot’, Marwen Alumni Gallery, Chicago, USA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Ten’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2013

‘Luminous Language’, Launch F18, New York, USA
2011

‘A PERSON OF COLOR / a mostly orange exhibition’, The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, USA

2010
‘Necessary Fictions’, Room 100, Golden Belt, Durham, North Carolina, USA
‘Secret Weapons’, La puntilla, Institute of Culture, San Juan, Puerto Rico
‘Campheche Vivo’, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (MAPR), San Juan, Puerto Rico
2009
‘Post Race’, North Park University, Chicago, USA
‘Without Borders’, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, USA
A room inside them’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Rotate’, Contemporary Art Society, London
‘Chiquitolina’, La Quince, Santurce, Puerto Rico
2008
‘No End in Sight’, Sullivan Galleries (SAIC), Chicago, USA
‘Latino’, University Museum, Carbondale, USA
‘Under the influence’, Antena, Chicago, USA
‘Framed’, 32nd and Urban, Chicago, USA
‘Declaration of Immigration’, Mexican Fine Art Museum, Chicago, USA
‘1493’, public installation, La Municipal (Food & Liquors), West Division Street, Chicago, USA
2007
LA Magazine GenArt Fundraiser, Los Angeles, USA
‘Familiar Portraits’, Polvo, Chicago, USA
‘Temporary Allegiance’, public intervention, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico
2006
‘Cultural Crossings’, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, USA
‘Salad Days’, Rowland Contemporary, Chicago, USA
MFA Exhibition, Northwestern University Evanston, USA
‘Sao Paolo in San Juan’ (performance), Museo de Arte Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
‘Cody Hudson & Josué Pellot’, Galeria Carlos Irizarry, San Juan, Puerto Rico
‘Post-colonialism and After’, Covenant Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
‘Light’, XXII International Art Festival, Sarajevo, Bosnia
2004
‘Inter Americano’, Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago, USA
2003
‘BFA Thesis Show’, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
2001
‘Site-ing the Wall’, GBU Gallery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
‘Off the Wall’, University of Washington Rome Center, Rome, Italy

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2008
Production Grant, The Puffin Foundation, Teaneck, New Jersey, USA
Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, The City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, USA
2007
Artist in Residence, Fundament Foundation, Tilburg, The Netherlands
2006
Assistance Grant (IAC), Illinois Art Council, Chicago, USA
Research Grant, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
2004
Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, The City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, USA
Assistance Grant (IAC), Illinois Art Council, Chicago, USA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2010
‘Josué Pellot’, review, Lauren Weinberg, Time Out Chicago (Chicago, USA), January
‘Damas y Dueñas’, review, Ana Teresa Toro Ortiz, El Nuevo Día (San Juan, Puerto Rico), September
‘Dama rides into a new era with an ld classic’, review, Enrique Olivares, Puerto Rico Daily Sun (San Juan, Puerto Rico), September
2009
‘Along Paseo Boricua: The Art of Josué Pellot Gonzalez’, review, Sharon Irish, Journal of Art and Communities, volume 1, issue 2, pub. Intellect (Bristol), December
‘New Work’, review, Jeffrey McNary, ChicagoArtReview.com (Chicago, USA), 17 October
2008
‘Chicago Artist to Watch’, interview with Miguel Jimenez, Chicago Artists’ News (Chicago, USA), April
‘La polemica de la bandera ‘hibrada’’, review, Petra Barreras, El Nuevo Día (San Juan, Puerto Rico), 23 January
‘Bandera sin patria’, review, Petra Barreras, El Nuevo Día (San Juan, Puerto Rico), 7 January
2006
‘Boricuas en Capsulas’, review, Ana Teresa Toro Ortiz, El Nuevo Día (San Juan, Puerto Rico), 11 December
2004
‘La Bodega como Símbolo de una Cultura’, review, Alejandro Riera, HOY (Chicago, USA), 18 June
‘Local artist encapsulates stereotypes’, review, Misha Davenport, Chicago Sun-Times (Chicago, USA), 13 October

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

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