I know who I am.

This page describes who I am + what I've done with my life so far.

WHO AM I + WHAT HAVE I DONE


photo by Eric Wareheim

photo by Eric Wareheim


BIOGRAPHY

Artist + creator Norberto Rodriguez has built his career by pushing himself + his creativity to it’s furthest limits.

Born + raised in Miami by Cuban immigrants, Norberto Rodriguez began his career at 18 as a multi-disciplinary conceptual artist known for his continuously disruptive + innovative practice. He works in all media + genre including installation, performance, photography, sculpture, digital, music, film, text + tenderness.

In 1995 he performed Lookin’ For Love, marrying a complete stranger for the duration of one calendar year. In 2008, for the Whitney Museum in NY, he created the month long In The Beginning… where guests were invited to spend 45 minutes with the artist in a seamless white cube designed on the inside to mimic a therapist’s office. His most celebrated project to date, the Bert Rodriguez Museum was created for preserving the most exhaustive collection of artifacts surrounding the late artist Bert Rodriguez, who is also the subject of a feature documentary Making Sh*t Up, due for public release Spring 2018.

Building on his almost 25 years as an acclaimed fine artist, Rodriguez is innovating even further with creative projects that go far beyond the art ecosystem. Outside of creating artwork for galleries + museums, he is developing A School of Thought: a center for exploring how ideas give life meaning, + IP Division: A company providing creative solutions + services to consumers everywhere. His studio located in Los Angeles, CA is also home to The Waiting Room: an experimental, collaborative space for private reflection + public exchange, currently open to the public.  He also shares his journey documenting various other projects + his ongoing evolution as an artist + friend on social media @norbertoinc.


ARTIST STATEMENT

I'm Norberto Rodriguez.  I am an artist.  I'm curious what you think.