Nico Colon was born in 1982 and is an inspiring contemporary artist living and working in Mexico City. He has acquired a BFA in Sculpture/Media Art from the California College of the Arts, San Francisco. In 2010, the artist received a New York Studio Fellowship Grant, California College of the Art (San Francisco), as well as Leonard & Bella Feldman Endowed Scholarship, California College of the Art (San Francisco).
Nico Colón’s practice spans painting, sculpture, sound and print making as well as collaborative interventions and curatorial projects. Through these varied gestures, he explores questions of authorship and display, creating playful encounters and negotiations that engage contemporary notions of circulation, consumption and the politics of technological development. He has exhibited through the U.S. and Europe, most recently with solo shows in New York and Milan. He currently lives and works in Mexico City.