The Art & Art History Department at Columbia College Chicago is please to present a lecture by Chemi Rosado Seijo in conjunction with the Corrosive Like Salt Water exhibition at the Glass Curtain Gallery. Born in Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, Chemi Rosado-Seijo graduated from the painting department of the Puerto Rico School of Visual Arts in 1997. In 2000, Rosado-Seijo had his first solo show at the Joan Miró Foundation in Barcelona.Rosado-Seijo has participated in numerous exhibitions and biennials including the Whitney (2002), Prague (2005), Havana (2006), Pontevedra (2010) and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico (2014). That same year he received the Creative Capital Grant for another ongoing community project in La Perla. In 2015, Rosado-Seijo was granted The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Artist as Activist Fellowship for El Cerro, honoring artists pursuing ambitious creative projects with a social purpose. Most recently he’s been working with Lower Manhattan Arts Academy (LOMA) and the Whitney Museum of American Art on an exchange between both institutions as part of his inclusion in the 2017 Whitney Biennial.