Ulf Rollof was born in Karlskrona, Sweden and received his degree from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm. In the late 1970s, Rollof studied under the artist and social activist Michael Schnorr in San Diego, USA. He shares his time between Stockholm and Ventura, California.
Rollof’s selected solo shows include Casa Maauad, Mexico (2014); Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2011); Millesgården, Stockholm (2008); Museo de la Ciudad, Queretaro, Mexico (2008), Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg (2003), and the Venice biennale (1999). Rollof has also taken part in group exhibitions at Kulturhuset Stockholm (2014) Kunsthalle Helsinki (2010), Project Art Center, Dublin (2010), and documenta IX in Kassel, Germany (1992), among many others.