Roman Arevalo is an artist originally from Miami, Florida. He began his studies in visual arts at the New World School of the Arts (NWSA) in Miami. In 2012, he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore. During his time and studies at MICA, he received several departmental awards and scholarships including the Nora and Eugene Leake Scholarship in painting. Arevalo has also participated in curatorial projects including the annual Young Blood exhibitions of 2009 and 2010 in association with NWSA in Miami, Florida. Recently, he was an artist in residence at the Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside, Troy, New York. His work has been exhibited and collected nationally including Miami, Baltimore, and New York.