Marco Rios


Marco Rios is an artist who works in sculpture, photography, video, and performance. He received his M.F.A. in Studio Art from the University of California, Irvine and his undergraduate degree from Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles.

His work has been exhibited at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art); Artists Space in New York, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions); Estacion, Tijuana, Mexico. Recent shows include Death's Boutique at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; Mixed Signals, a traveling exhibition organized by ICI; This is Killing Me, a group exhibition at MASS MoCA; a solo show at Simon Preston Gallery, New York; and most recently, Despair Beyond Despair, a solo project at LAX ART, Los Angeles.

In 2007, he was a recipient of the California Community Foundation Fellowship. In 2008, he was selected as one of the James Irvine Foundation Visions from the New California awardees, and in 2009 awarded an ARC grant from The Durfee Foundation.

He has worked at the Luckman Gallery since 2001. In 2008 he became Gallery Curator.

Marco Rios lives and works in Los Angeles.