Born in Guatemala City in 1971, Darío Escobar lives and works in Guatemala City. His work has been exhibited extensively at biennials, museums and galleries internationally. Recent exhibitions clude: the Jumex Museum, Mexico City, MX (2020); Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ (2020) Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC (2020); Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO (2020) Fundación ArtNexus, Estudios las Nieves, Bogotá, Colombia (2019); Proyectos Monclova, Ciudad de México, MX (2019); Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), Miami, FL (2018); Art Museum of the Americas, Washington D.C (2018); Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA (2017); Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York (2016); Casa Triangulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2016); Centro Cultural Sao Paulo, Brazil (2015), LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA (2014); Pizzuti Collection, Colombus, OH (2014); Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA (2013); The Museum of Contemporary Art MOCA, Los Angeles, CA (2011); 53rd Venice Biennale, Artiglierie dell’Arsenale, Venice, IT (2009); La Colección Jumex, Mexico DF (2009). Escobar’s work is included in public collections including: Blanton Museum of Art, Austin; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), Miami; La Colección Jumex, México; Daros Latinamerica Collection, Zurich; Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit; Colombia Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge; The Morgan Library & Museum, New York; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Santiago de Chile (MAC); Museo del Barrio, New York; The Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA), Los Angeles. Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston; The Museum of Fine Arts (MFAH), Houston; Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA), Long Beach, California; The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham; Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), Miami; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona; Taguchi Art Collection, Tokyo.