MARROW Lamp #25, 2023
Rafael Prieto (b. 1981, Chihuahua, Mexico) is the Founder and Creative Director of Savvy Studio, a New York and México City -based creative studio. Since founding Savvy Studio in 2012, he has brought his distinct perspective to the building of artistic, innovative and personal concepts in the arts, hospitality, retail, and more. Rafael is also the owner of Casa Bosques, an experimental, cult chocolate company, as well as Casa Bosques Books, an art-forward purveyor of literature in Mexico. He recently opened Pensión, a private guest house above the bookshop. Rafael Prieto lives and works in New York. Marrow studio, created in partnership with Loup Sarion is launching with a series of light sculptures which reference and rescale bone fragments. Loup Sarion (b. 1987, Toulouse, France) studied at Beaux arts de Paris (2010-2015) and Cooper Union, New York (2013). Recent solo and duo exhibitions include: Cannibal Canyon, M+B, Los Angeles (w/ Daniel Boccato); Socrates Sculpture Park, New York; Milch in meinen augen, Kunstverein Heppenheim, Germany; Tuff Titties, Sorry We’re Closed, Brussels (w/ Al Freeman); Chapo, C L E A R I N G, New York (w/ Harold Ancart); Everybody is somebody’s secret, Berthold Pott Gallery, Cologne; Smooth like an alibi, Formatocomodo, Madrid; Langue Pendue, SpazioA, Pistoia, Italy. Recent group exhibitions include : Carl Kostyál, Sweden; Galleria Continua, Les Moulins, France; NOIRE gallery, Milano, Italy; Espace 251 Nord, Liège, Belgium He was artist-in-residence at International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, in 2018 In 2021, he founded MARROW, an experimental design project with Rafael Prieto Loup Sarion lives and works in New York.