Rolando Chang Barrero, 17 Roses for Marjory, 36 x48 in
Rolando Chang Barrero (http://www.theboxgallery.info/home.html) an Artist, Independent Curator, Arts Advocate and South Florida Gay News 50 most influential people of the year. Rolando captures the human soul and spirit through his vision and artistic expressions. His work sparks conversation about current issues and the inner essence of life in an ever-changing world.
Rolando resides and maintains a working professional art studio and gallery in West Palm Beach, Florida, The Box Gallery located in the heart of West Palm Beach’s “Cultural Corridor.
Rolando opened and established The Rolando Chang Barrero Fine Art Gallery, Founded the Florida Arts Association, a Florida not-for-profit, the Co-Founder of Art Synergy, is the Director of The Boynton Beach Art District where he was Awarded Best Art Exhibition by New Times 2014 and Awarded Best Art Walk by New Times 2013. Rolando is part of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida and ArtServe, Broward County, Florida.
Rolando has been recognized as one the nine most intriguing persons in the regional arts http://southfloridagaynews.com/Arts/9-intriguing-people-of-south-florida-s-arts-scene.html; is one of the Top Green Trailblazers (http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2014-04-15/community/fl-society-sl-qanda-0416-20140415_1_south-florida-science-center-community-garden-hot-peppers); and has received the prestigious Congressional Letter of Commendation in 2014, for his contributions in the advancement for the arts (https://activistartista.blogspot.com/2014/06/2014-congressional-letter-recipient.html?m=0).
He graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1990; is the BFA recipient from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; recipient of the Ryerson Traveling Fellowship (S.A.I.C.) in 1991 and SONY Grant Recipient in 1986, among many other recognitions.