Carlos Antonio Piñón

artist, writer, performer

Carlos Antonio Piñón performing in the 2017 BFAW Reading at the LeRoy Neiman Center. Photographer: Qais Assali.


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Looking to take part in a storytelling show yourself? You're in luck! Chicago has so many options for you.

You're Being Ridiculous is always looking for new storytellers, whether it's your first time on stage or your hundreth time. Check out the submission details at

Is This a Thing? is a free storytelling show born out of a live lit class from Studio Story Chicago. Check out more information about the show and how to submit at

Chicago for Chicagoans is pay-what-you-can walking tour of Chicago neighorhoods led by history nerds. Check out more information about how to get involved at

Art Speaks is a monthly reading series for poets and writers at the Catherine Edelman Gallery. Check out more information about how to participate at

Past Events

Tribe 2019 Art Speaks 2019 Chicago for Chicagoans 2019 Is This a Thing 2019 You're Being Ridiculous 2018 Tribe 2018 You're Being Ridiculous 2018 Tribe 2017 062 Opening BFAW Reading Spring BFA Show Practice, Theory, and History Lecturas You're Being Ridiculous 2017 Verse: Poetry Square of Opposition Waveforms Telegraphic Fields (Next Transmissions) Misprints Verse: Beauty Telegraphic Fields (First and Live Transmissions) Lecturas Lecturas Original Instruments Ensemble New Blood VIII BuckArt-37th

Carlos Antonio Piñón

Carlos Antonio Piñón is an artist and writer examining how people interact with words and language. His main interests include nonfiction essays, artists' books, and databending sonification. Carlos holds an BFA with an Emphasis in Writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and is currently pursuing an MFA in Nonfiction Writing at Columbia College Chicago.