Jorge Pardo (b. 1963, Havana/Cuba) currently lives and works in Merida/Mexico. He works across the disciplines of paintings, sculptures, installations, interior design, among others. In 2017 his paintings were included in the 57th Venice Biennale. Jorge Pardo studied at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena with Stephen Prina and Mike Kelley; and at the University of Illinois at Chicago.