Roni Horn was born in New York in 1955, and lives and works in New York and Reykjavik. She received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design (1975) and an MFA from Yale University (1978). Horn's work has been exhibited widely in major museums and galleries throughout the U.S.,Europe, and Asia. A retrospective was presented at the Museé d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris in 1999. Solo exhibitions of her work have been organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Kunstmuseum Winterhur, Switzerland; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio; Castello di Rivoli, Italy; Dia Center for the Arts, New York; Art Institute of Chicago; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; and Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, among others. Group exhibitions include the Whitney Biennial (1991), Documenta IX, Kassel, Germany (1992) and the Venice Biennale (1997), among many others. Horn has received the CalArts/Alpert Award in the Arts, several NEA fellowships, and a Guggenheim fellowship.