Karlos Gil currently lives and works in Madrid. Gil received his BA in Fine Arts from the Facultad de Bellas Artes de Madrid, his MFA from the School of Visual Arts (New York) and was awarded a PhD in Fine Arts from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He was awarded an International Visual Arts Grant from the Fundación Botín (Spain) and the Caja Madrid/Casa Encendida Art Award. He has participated in various artist residency programmes, namely at Gasworks (London) and Fondazione Antonio Ratti (Como, Italy). His work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions.