Cuban-born artist Rocio Rodriguez moved to the United States in 1961. Rodriguez received a BFA and an MFA in drawing and painting from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA and had her first major exhibition at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta in 1988.
Since then she has participated in numerous shows in private and contemporary venues throughout the United States. Her work in the many private and public collections, which include the Huntsville Museum of Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, High Museum of Art, Miami University Museum, and Columbus Museum of Art. She is the recipient of Artadia Atlanta , the American Academy of Art in Rome, a Cintas Fellowship, and the Anonymous Was a Woman awards. Rocio’s work has been reviewed in Art Forum, Art in America, Art Papers, Washington Post, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, ArtsAtl.com, Burnaway.org, and the Cincinnati Enquirer.