Born in Quezon City, Philippines
Lives/works in Chicago, IL, USA

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine - Doctorate of Acupuncture, current student
School of the Art Institute of Chicago – Bachelor of Fine Arts (Interdisciplinary Arts), 2013
Thomas Edison State College - Associate of Arts in Applied Sciences (Respiratory Care), 2009

Summer Forum Residency, 2017
ACRE Residency, Links Hall Performance Scholarship, 2015
Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, Individual Artist Program Grant, 2014
HATCH Projects Artist Resident, Chicago Artists Coalition, 2013-2014.
Chances Dances Critical Fierceness Grant (Mark Aguhar Memorial Fund), early 2013
Presidential Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2011-2013.


Art in Chicago Neighborhoods: Year of Public Art (book)
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, 2019

“Queer Camouflage as Survival, Presence, and Expressive Capital
in the Postocolonial Art of Kiam Marcelo Junio” by Jan Bernabe
Chapter in The Postcolonial World, Routledge Press, 2017

Queering Contemporary Asian American Art (anthology)
Chapter 4 - “Dazzle: A Conversation with Greyson Hong and Kiam Marcelo Junio.”
Edited by Jan Christian Bernabe and Laura Kina. 2016.

Filipino Fusions: A Culinary Critique (cookbook, artist book, and memoir)
Inside the Artist’s Kitchen Digital Residency Program. 2016.

FEED ME: Facebook Status Updates 1/2015 to 2/2016 (self-published zine)

Platforms: Chances Dances Retrospective (exhibition catalogue)
Gallery 400, University of Illinois Chicago. 2015

The Great Refusal: Taking on New Queer Aesthetics (exhibition catalogue)
Oli Rodriguez, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 2015

Queer Artists of Color: Stories of Some of Our Lives, Interviews by Nia King (book)
Published 2014

Body Doubles (exhibit publication) Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, guest artist /interview, 2014

“Queer Boystown Mural Unveiled” by Vernon Hester, Windy City Times, 2018

“Queer Femme Brown Power Radiates at New Boystown Mural” by Jake Wittich
Windy City Times, 2018

“What it Costs to be Me” by Fatimah Asghar, Glamour Magazine, 2018
(featuring BLOOM: Booty & Body Mist by Mahal Healing Arts)

“Movement Matters: An Interview with Kiam Marcelo Junio” by Michael Workman, 2017

"The Show Must Go On!" Interviews with Darling Shear, Kiam Marcelo Junio, and Sojourner Zenobia Wright,
by Felicia Holman for Sixty Inches from Center, 2015

#SPOTLIGHT on Kiam Marcelo Junio, OPEN Television, 2015

"Seeing and Being: Kiam Marcelo Junio Fuses Genderqueer Identity and Filipino Food Culture in Web Series and Cookbook,"  Filipino.Kitchen, 2015

MOSSY CLOAK, curated by Third Object, Roots & Culture, Chicago, 2015

Queer Sites and Sounds, ARTSlant Los Angeles, 2014

Talented Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Chicagoans, by Ester Alegria, Chicagoist, 2014

“Review: The Neo-Futurists+Salonathon: Infiltration” NewCity, 2014

“The Q List: Kiam Marcelo Junio Embraces the Facade” by Nico Lang, Windy City Times, 2013

JRV Majesty Interview with Kiam Marcelo Junio, In Our Words Blog, 2013

"Who is Jerry Blossom: Confronting Privilege, and the Politics of Representation," In Our Words Blog 2013


”Ascensum” for Procession: Return to the Body (performance with artists Nicole Goodwin and Joseph Lefthand)
       National Veterans Museum Triennial and Veteran Artist Summit, Chicago, US

The Love I Vibrate (mural by artists Sandra Antongiorgi, Sam Kirk, and Andy Bellomo), Howard Brown Health Center, Chicago, US
A Half Light Chorus (collaborator with sound artist Lakshmi Ramgopal ), Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago, US
Requiem.Regenesis.Redux (performance), Hume Gallery, Chicago, US
The Cruising Garden (screening), London, UK

Towards a New Materiality of Care (panelist), at the Association for Asian American Studies Symposium, Portland, OR
Precariat (group), Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, US
Mujeres al Borde de la Venta / Women on the Verge of Agency: Artist as Muse (group),
       S+S Project / ARTSpace Mexico, Mexico City, MX
Postprint Magazine Issue 2: Being With You (group), 67 Ludlow Gallery, New York City, US
ArtAIDS America: Embracing Equity (panelist), Alphawood Foundation, Chicago, US 

BATTLE/DRESS: Camouflage as a Metaphor for Passing and Other Works (solo)
       Augusta Teaching Museum of Art, Rock Island, US
SACRED SKIN: Interlude (solo), Boyfriends, Chicago, US
An Evening of ACRE Performances (performance, group), Links Hall, Chicago, US
PINKEYE: New Classics (performance, group), part of 2nd Floor Rear Festival, Chicago, US
Burning Orchid - Dance of Furies: Drama of Exile (multidisciplinary collaboration),
       High Concept Laboratories, MANA Contemporary, Chicago, US

S+S Project / Perras de Museo presentan: CUERPOS CONSUMIDOS/CONSUMING BODIES (group), 
       Fundación del Centro Cultural del México Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
#NUPITAOBAMA Creates Vogua (screening and performance), OpenTV, Chicago, US
Red Rover Reading Series (poetry reading and screening), OuterSpace, Chicago, US
CURRENCY EXXXCHANGE (screening and performance), S+S Project, Chicago, US
WORK / WERQ (group), FlatsStudios 1050, Chicago, US
WERQSHOP (artist lecture and workshop), DePaul University, Chicago, US
Flash (group), Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, US
The Divine Feminine (screening video collaboration with Jacquelyn Carmen "CQQCHIFRUIT" Guerrero),
       Black Cinema House, Chicago, US
Queer Mixed Reality Symposium (guest artist/lecturer), School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Mossy Cloak (group), Roots & Culture, Chicago, US
True Beauty: Model Minority (pop-up solo show), Lakshmi Hair Salon, Chicago, US
Inside the Artist’s Kitchen/2nd Floor Rear: Residence (performance and cooking demo), Chicago, US

HATCH Projects: Suddenly Plastic (group), Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, US
Queer Sites and Sounds (group), exhibit, symposium, artist lecture at Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside, CA, US
CHICAGQ à Montréal (screening), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Salonathon + The Neo-Futurists: INFILTRATION (collaborative performance series), Neo-Futurarium, Chicago, US
Queer Time (artist lecture and workshop), 3RD Language Summer Institute, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, US
Northwestern University Queer Pride Graduate Student Association: 5th Annual Queergasm!     
       NANGYAYARI NA: a Multidimensional Mixtape (performance), Studio Be, Chicago, US
P o r n A g a i n Vol.2 Divas from the Underground (performance collaboration with artist Sofia Moreno), S+S Project,
       Bijou Theater, Chicago, US
HATCH Projects: Foggy Fantasies/Zones of Privacy (group), Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, US

Jerry Blossom Brigade (performance), Chances Dances: Summoning a New Queer Reality
       Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, US
NEXT GENERATION (group), The Foundation of Asian American Independent Media
        Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, US
Jerry Blossom Pavillion (performance/installation), B!TCH3Z Presents: Global OP+!ONZ,
         Defibrillator Performance Gallery, Chicago, US
Nostalgia (Kapag Tumibok ang Puso), (performance). The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC 2013):
        A Night of Performances, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, US
The BFA Exhibition, Spring 2013 (group), Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, US
Don’t Quit: A Workout by Jake Myers with Happy Collaborationists (group)
       for The Industry of the Ordinary Retrospective, Chicago Cultural Center, US
The Great Refusal: Taking on New Queer Aesthetics (group), Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, US
Momento/Memento: Una Exposición de Fotos Instantáneas (solo), La Calabaza Mecanica, Rota, Spain, 2011