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Carlos Antonio Piñón

artist, writer, performer

Carlos Antonio Piñón www.carlospinon.com
(b. Chicago, IL, 1995) carkus8@gmail.com

BIOGRAPHY

Carlos Antonio Piñón is an artist and writer examining how people interact with words and language.

EDUCATION

2022

MFA in Nonfiction Writing, Columbia College Chicago, 2022 (in progress).

2017

BFA with an Emphasis in Writing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2017.

PUBLICATIONS | BOOKS

2018

Husk & Other Essays. Chicago, IL, Publisher: Author, 9 July 2018. Print.

2016

Misprints. Chicago, IL, Publisher: Author, 17 June 2016. Print.

2014

Paper Dreams & Other Collections. Chicago, IL, Publisher: Author, 20 April 2014. Print.

PUBLICATIONS | ARTICLES

2016

"Mineral Point: Becoming Part of a History." 150 Years of SAIC. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 11 February 2016. Web.

2015

"Art, Meat, Science." Alumni Stories. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 30 July 2015. Web.

2015

"Wafaa Bilal (2003)." Alumni Stories. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2 July 2015. Web.

PUBLICATIONS | MISCELLANEOUS

2017

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Year in Review 2015-16. Chicago, IL: SAIC, 2017. Print. "SAIC 150: Repeat Transmissions," p. 64-67.

2017

Untitled Magazine. Vol. 7. Chicago, IL: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, May 2017. Print.
"Infini[tea]," p. 7. ">Misprints," p. 7.

2017

Mouth. Vol. 7. Chicago, IL: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, May 2017. Print.
"Infini[tea]," p. 23. "Unfix," p. 24. "Missteps," p. 25. "Misprints," p. 26.

2016

Callis, Violet. "From the Archives: Repeat Transmissions Mine the Archives." F Newsmagazine, p. 22. Chicago, IL, May 2016. Print.

2014

First. Vol. 6. Chicago, IL: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, May 2014. Print.
"Rainbow Road," p. 183.

2013

2501. Vol. 2. Chicago, IL: Lane Tech, June 2013. Web.
"Free Flowing," p. 9. "Never Be Alone," p. 41.

DISCOGRAPHY

2016

Aloud (Text/Voice/Process). Chicago, IL, Publisher: Author, 21 September 2016.

2014

Text/Sound/Transmission. Chicago, IL, Publisher: Author, 1 December 2014.

EXHIBITIONS

2019

Tribe 2019: Lane Tech Student-Alumni Exhibition. Gallery 2501, Chicago, IL, 2019.

2018

Tribe 2018: Lane Tech Student-Alumni Exhibition. Gallery 2501, Chicago, IL, 2018.

2017

Tribe 2017: Lane Tech Student-Alumni Exhibition. Gallery 2501, Chicago, IL, 2017.

2017

062 Gallery Grand Opening. Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2017.

2017

SAIC Spring BFA Show. Sullivan Galleries. Chicago, IL, 2017.

2016

Practice, Theory, and History. Ryerson & Burnham Libraries @ the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL, 2016.

2016

Square of Opposition. The Page Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2016.

2016

Telegraphic Fields (Next Transmissions). The MacLean Center, Chicago, IL, 2016.

2016

Waveforms. Tom Robinson Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2016.

2015

Telegraphic Fields (First Transmissions). The LeRoy Neiman Center, Chicago, IL, 2015.

2014

48.24.12 Film Contest/ARTBASH. Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL, 2014.

2013

GIF wwwrapped. The LeRoy Neiman Center, Chicago, IL, 2013.

2013

Buckart-37th. Siragusa Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2013.

LIVE PERFORMANCES

2019

"Husk." Art Speaks: I am. Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL. 14 September 2019. Reading.

2019

"The Bike Courier." Chicago for Chicagoans: New Chicago Stories. Room 13 @ the Old Chicago Inn, Chicago, IL. 11 April 2019. Reading.

2019

"The Bike Courier." Is This a Thing?: Hello Again. O'Shaughnessy's Public House, Chicago, IL. 11 March 2019. Reading.

2018

"Another Prodigal Son." You're Being Ridiculous: Pride. Uncommon Ground, Edgewater, Chicago, IL. 16 November 2018. Reading.

2018

"Gesture & Body Language." You're Being Ridiculous: Pride. Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL. 23 June 2018. Reading.

2017

"Husk." BFAW Reading. The LeRoy Neiman Center, Chicago, IL. 13 May 2017. Reading.

2017

"Husk." Valence No. 1: Spective. Morris Residence, Chicago, IL. 14 April 2017. Reading.

2016

"Red Pants" & "Something To Fear." Lecturas II, Back of the Yards Chicago Public Library, Chicago, IL. 11 October 2016. Reading.

2016

"Red Pants." You're Being Ridiculous: Skeletons. Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL. 10 September 2016. Reading.

2016

"Erste," "Zweite," "Dritte," "Longing." Verse: A Night of Poetry. Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL. 30 August 2016. Reading.

2016

Misprints. Telegraphic Fields (Next Transmissions). Free Radio SAIC, Chicago, IL. 19 March - 16 April 2016. Radio.

2016

"Red Pants." Verse: Beauty. Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL. 26 January 2016. Reading.

2015

Telegraphic Fields (Live Transmissions), The LeRoy Neiman Center, Chicago, IL. 17 November 2015. Performance.

2015

"Red Pants." Lecturas. Albany Park Chicago Public Library, Chicago, IL. 15 October 2015. Reading.

2015

"Red Pants." Lecturas. Rudy Lozano Chicago Public Library, Chicago, IL. 15 September 2015. Reading.

2015

Original Instruments Ensemble, The LeRoy Neiman Center, Chicago, IL. 8 May 2015. Performance.

COLLECTIONS

Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection, Chicago, IL.

Ryerson & Burnham Libraries, Chicago, IL.

Works held in private collections in the following cities: Chicago, IL; Galesburg, IL; Saugatuck, MI; and Lincoln, NE.