Education: Universidad de Chile (BA Hons Fine Art), UCL Slade School of Fine Art (MFA)
Francisco Rodriguez was born in Santiago (Chile) in 1989. He completed his BA in Fine Art with a post-diploma in Painting in the Universidad de Chile in 2013. In 2014 he moved to London to continue with his postgraduates studies. In 2015 he received a scholarship from the Chilean government to study an MFA in painting at the Slade School of Fine Art (UCL) graduating in 2018. His work has been shown in several solo and group exhibitions in Europe and America both in galleries and museums. He also was part of Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018. Francisco lives and works in London.
About the work
‘The night face up’ is an intimate painting, where the main character seems to be in the composition, but could be looking at the scene, as a witness in a small room in a dark night when the city is calm and sleeping.