Pierre Obando was born in Belize City, Belize, and grew up in Saint Croix, U.S.
Virgin Islands, Miami, FL and Jackson, MS. He completed his MFA at Hunter
College, New York City. He works primarily in the mediums of painting and
drawing. Solo exhibitions have been at Heskin Contemporary, New York, NY,
2008, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY, 2009 and Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New
York, NY, 2015. Group exhibitions include the Queens International Biennial,
Queens, NY, 2004, ‘Caribe Now’ at the Nathan Cummings Foundation, New
York, NY, 2012, and ‘Browsing Chamber’ at Torch Gallery, Amsterdam, 2017. He
attended Artist-in-Residence Programs at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in 2012
and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in 2013. And has been a DVCAI
Fellow for an International Cultural Exchange to Belize in 2019. He will be a
Visiting Assistant Professor at Indiana University’s J. Irwin Miller Architecture
Program in 2019 – 2020. The artist lives in New York City.