About the Artist
Melissa Godoy Nieto is a multidisciplinary artist born and raised in Mexico. She’s been based in New York City for 11 years where she studied Industrial Design at Pratt Institute. Drawing and painting have been her primary practices and dominant instruments she uses for exploring different formats such as performance, installation, sculpture, and video. She uses symbolism and images to explore states of mind and emotions, while expanding her practice experimenting with different mediums, spaces, patterns, structures, and collaborations. Her work has been exhibited and performed in galleries and art shows such as Spring/Break Art Show (NYC), BRIC House (NYC), Knockdown Center (NYC), Flux Factory (NYC), Platform Arts Center (Baltimore, MD), General Public Project Space and Pictoplasma (Berlin, Germany), The NARS Foundation (NYC), and MARCO Museum of Contemporary Art (Monterrey, Mexico).