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Anthony Romero


  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL, MFA, 2011
  • Texas State University, San Marcos TX, BA, Art History, 2009

Recent Exhibitions

  • Richard Serra is an Important Latino Artist, Two Person Exhibition, Art in These Times (Chicago, IL), 2014
  • Imperfect Symmetry: a compendium, A+D Gallery, Group Exhibition, Columbia College Chicago (Chicago, IL), 2013
  • Unfurling: An Exhibition of Five Explorations in Art, Activism, and Archiving, Group Exhibition, Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry, The University of Chicago (Chicago, IL), 2013
  • Cyclical, circular. Like Vultures., Two Person, Happy Collaborationist (Chicago, IL), 2013

Recent Activities

  • Awarded a residency at the Luminary in St. Louis and will be in a festival of Poet's Theater at Sector 2337 in Chicago. Also participating in a residency at Harold Washington College where he'll be doing a project with the students around themes of Chican@futurism and speculative art-making.

  • Co-Moderator, In a Different Era: Prison and the Black Arts Movement, South Side Community Art Center (Chicago, IL), 2014
  • Co-Facilitator (Public Forum), The Artists’ Congress, The Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University (Chicago, IL), 2014
  • Presenter, Creative Expo, The Chicago Cultural Center (Chicago, IL), 2014
  • Presenter, Now/Then: Performance Studies International, Stanford University (Stanford, CA), 2013
  • Presenter, Open Dialogue 13, The Association of American Cultures (Providence, RI), 2013
  • Presenter, Traversing The New: Climates and Counters of Contemporary Performance, The Chicago Cultural Center (Chicago, IL), 2013 

Awards & Fellowships

  • Curatorial Fellow, Vox Populi (Philadelphia, PA), 2014-15
  • Artists-in-Residence, Antioch College (Yellow Spring, OH), 2014
  • Artistic Associate, Links Hall (Chicago, IL) 2013-2014