Carolyn Castaño is a Los Angeles-based artist whose work in painting, drawing, video, and mixed-media installations has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. She is a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors (2013), the California Community Foundation Getty Fellow Mid-Career Grant (2011), and the City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Grant (2011).
Carolyn has had solo exhibitions at Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, Kontainer Gallery, Los Angeles and Lombard-Freid Fine Art, New York. She was recently the subject of a career retrospective at the Laband Art Gallery at Loyola Marymount University, Carolyn Castaño: A Female Topography 2001-2017. Her work has been featured in We Must Risk Delight-Twenty Artists from Los Angeles at the Magazzino Di Sale, curated by BARDO-LA, a collateral exhibition of the 2015 the 56th International La Bienniale di Venezia, in LACMA’s Fútbol: The Beautiful Game, and in the critically acclaimed Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement, which traveled to the Museo Del Barrio, New York City and the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Rufino Tamayo in Mexico City.