Arnaldo Morales was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico in 1967, and has lived in the New York area since 1996. His work has been presented in international exhibitions including Wizard Chamber (Kunsthalle Winterthur, Switzerland, 2013); Deluxe (Sala Plaza de España, Madrid, 2003); Pay Attention Please (Museo d’Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, 2001); Greater New York (PS1-MoMA, NY, 2000); and Así está la cosa (Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporánea, México DF, 1997). He has exhibited at Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe (Valencia), The Living Art Museum (Reykjavik), Rice University Art Gallery (Houston), Galería de la Raza (SF), Real Art Ways (Hartford), Museum of Art & Design, El Museo del Barrio, The Americas Society, Exit Art, White Box, and Lehman College Art Gallery (all NY). Morales has received awards including a John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Residency (WI, 2008); an Islip Art Museum Carriage House Residency (NY, 2006); and a Jerome Foundation Award for Residency at Franconia Sculpture Park (MN, 2002); fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts (2001) and the Joan Mitchell Foundation (2000), and a commission from the Public Art Fund (NY, 1997). Morales’ work is in public and private collections across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.