Artist, Writer and Filmmaker
Dario Robleto is an artist, writer and filmmaker based in Houston, Texas. His work has been exhibited widely and is held in prominent collections including the Harvard Art Museum and the Whitney Museum of American Art. His work has been profiled in numerous publications and media including Radiolab, Krista Tippet’s On Being, and the New York Times. He has held research fellowships and residencies at a range of cultural and scientific institutions, including the Smithsonian National Museum of American History and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. In 2015 he joined a distinguished team of scientists as the artistic consultant to “Breakthrough Message”—a multi-national effort that aims to encourage intellectual and technical debate about how and what to communicate if the current search for intelligent beings beyond Earth is successful. In 2016 he was appointed as the Texas State Artist Laureate. In 2020, he was a research consultant to the popular science television series, Cosmos: Possible Worlds, which aired on National Geographic and Fox. He is currently serving as Artist-at-Large at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering and the Block Museum of Art, and is working on his first book, Life Signs: The Tender Science of the Pulsewave, published through the University of Chicago Press and co-authored with art historian Jennifer Roberts, the Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Professor of the Humanities at Harvard.