Dario Robleto - photo by Dr. J. Caldwell

Dario Robleto was born in San Antonio in 1972 and currently lives and works in Houston. He received his B.F.A. from the University of Texas, San Antonio, in 1997 and in 1996 attended the Summer School of Music and Art at Yale University.

Robleto's solo exhibitions include Dario Robleto: Alloy of Love, Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York (2008); Fear and Tenderness in Men, D'Amelio Terras, New York (2006); Dario Robleto: Chrysanthemum Anthems, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (2006); Say Goodbye to Substance, Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York (2003); Dario Robleto: A Surgeon, A Scalpel and A Soul, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (2003); I Thought I Knew Negation Until You Said Goodbye, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (2001); and Your Cheeks Have Lost Their Luster, Inman Gallery, Houston (l999).

Group exhibitions include The Old, Weird America, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (2008); Human/Nature, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (2008); NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith, The Menil Collection, Houston (2008); Soundwaves: The Art of Sampling, MCASD La Jolla (2007); Ahistoric Occasion: Artists Making History, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams (2006); Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2004); Shelf Life, Gasworks, London (2001); and One Planet Under a Groove, Bronx Museum (2001).

Photo of Dario Robleto by Dr. J Caldwell