Alexis Carreño is Ph.D. in Art History and Criticism by the State University of New York, Stony, Brook (2015) and Master in Visual Arts by Universidad de Chile (2003). He was also the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship from 2009 to 2013. In 2014, he curated a show on fashion and art for the American Folk Art Museum in New York. Currently, he is Associated Professor at Departamento de Artes Visuales, Universidad de Chile. His artworks have been exhibited in France, the Netherlands, and South Korea and are part of Museo de Arte Contemporaneo´s permanent collection in Santiago.