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Jorge Pardo

decade


1960s

1963

Jorge Pardo is born in Havana, Cuba.

1969

Jorge Pardo’s family immigrates to Chicago.

decade


1980s

1982–84 1982

Jorge Pardo attends the University of Illinois at Chicago with a major in biology but switches to art after taking classes recreationally.

1984–88 1984

Jorge Pardo attends the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, where Mike Kelley and Stephen Prina are his teachers.

decade


1990s

1990

Jorge Pardo has a solo exhibition at The Garage, Thomas Solomon’s gallery in West Hollywood, after being introduced to Solomon by Stephen Prina.

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1997

Jim Isermann and Jorge Pardo collaborate on a two-person project at the Richard Telles Fine Art gallery in Los Angeles.

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1998

While dating, Laura Owens and Jorge Pardo collaborate on an exhibition at Patrick Painter Inc.

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Jim Isermann Mike Kelley Laura Owens Stephen Prina ArtCenter California Chicago Illinois Los Angeles Pasadena University of Illinois at Chicago