Rocío Olivares is a multidisciplinary artist born in Santiago de Chile in 1990 who received her BFA from Universidad Católica de Chile and her MFA at Columbia University.
Rocío has centered her attention in asymmetrical distribution power and information in the context of world globalization and centralization of resources and power.
Her work has been shown at venues such as: Dilalica (Barcelona, Spain); The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (NY, USA), The Drawing Center (NY, USA); Museum of Moving Image (NY, USA); MuseumsQuartier (Viena, Austria); Marinaro Gallery (NY, USA); Sean Kelly Gallery (NY, USA); The Jewish Museum (NY, USA); Mana Contemporary (NJ, USA); LeRoy Neiman Gallery (NYC, USA); Museo de Artes Visuales (Santiago, Chile); Galería Bicentenario, Estación Mapocho (Santiago, Chile); Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Quinta Normal (Santiago, Chile), among others.
Rocío was a resident at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2018) and part of the Whitney Independent Study Program for 2018-2019. She is the recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship (2015) and Becas Chile Scholarship (2016) and currently lives in Santiago, Chile.