Dominique Knowles was born in Nassau, Bahamas in 1996. Knowles is a Master of Fine Art candidate in Painting at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, upon receiving the New Artist Society Award in 2018. He received a BFA in Studio from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in May 2017. His work shows in The United States, Europe and The Caribbean. Recent exhibitions include, Übersee at Halle 14 in Leipzig, Germany, a solo exhibition, In the Warmest Glance of the Sun, at The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, With a Capital P: Selections by Six Painters at the Elmhurst Art Museum, as well as The Map is Not the Territory (Josh Dihle, Mika Horibuchi, Dominique Knowles, Robyn O’Niel, Ryan M Pfeiffer + Rebecca Walz and Nancy Spero) at Andrew Rafacz Gallery. He has curated group exhibitions such as, When The Sun Drowns In The Ocean, at Popop Studios, as well as Nandi, at The Condo Association in Chicago. Knowles was an artist in residence at Liquid Courage Gallery.