Melissa Calderon

Self-taught artist Melissa Calderón creates bodies of conceptual work around themes exploring social and political landscapes, drawing upon historical and philosophical references of power, fragility, and perception. Her work has been exhibited at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Queens Museum, Socrates Sculpture Park, and The Portland Museum of Art, SmackMellon, The Schomburg Center, Pioneer Works, Galeria 20/20 in Puerto Rico among others. Melissa is currently working on an NYC Percent for Art Commission to be installed in the South Bronx and has recently shown work at El Museo del Barrio in NYC and the Charles Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. Shewas born in, bred, and currently resides in the Bronx.
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