Tras vivir desde los 6 años en Estados Unidos se instaló en 2013 con su taller en Yucatán (México).
Jorge Pardo was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1963, and lives and works in Merida, Mexico. He studied at the University of Illinois, Chicago, and got his BFA from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Pardo has won several awards throughout his career, including the MacArthur Fellowship Award (2010); the Smithsonian American Art Museum Lucelia Artist Award (2001); and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award (1995). He has held several solo shows at well-known galleries and institutions, such as the David Gill Gallery, London (2015); the neugerriemschneider, Berlin (2014); the Petzel Gallery, New York (2014); the Gagosian Gallery, New York (2010); the Galeria Gisela Capitain, Köln (2012); the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (2010); the K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf (2009); the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2008);...and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami (2007). Pardo has taken part in large collective exhibitions, such as the 57th Venice Biennale (2017). His works are present at several important public collections.