Born in Montevideo, UY in 1957, Marco Maggi lives and works in New Paltz, New York. In 2018, his solo exhibition, O Papel é Inocente, was on view at the Museu Brasileiro da Escultura (MuBE), Sao Paulo, BR as well as in Latinoamerica: Volver al Futuro, at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Buenos Aires (MACBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina. He represented Uruguay at the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015. In 2013, he received the Premio Figari (Career Award), UY. Select exhibitions include: Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX, (2017); Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, BR; New York Public Library, New York; East Wing Biennial, Courtauld Institute of Art at Somerset House, London (2016); Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH (2017); 3rd Bienal de Montevideo, Palacio Legislativo, Espacio Monitor, Caracas, VE (2016); The Morgan Library & Museum, New York (2015); Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, BR (2012); NC-arte, Bogota, CO (2011); Museum of Modern Art, New York (2008); Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (2007); Fifth Gwangju Biennial, KR (2004); VIII Havana Biennial, CU (2003); 25th Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, BR (2002); Global Myopia, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO (2001).