Photo by Scott Lynch/Gothamist


Melissa Godoy Nieto is a multidisciplinary artist exploring painting, drawing, mixed media, performance, and installation.

Born and raised in Mexico. Now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

b. 1985


2005 Painting, Academia D’Arte, Firenze, Italia

2011 Bachelor of Industrial Design, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

Solo Exhibitions / Projects

2016 Ut Pictura Poesis, Platform Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2015 Pinas y Agaves Mural, Baltimore, MD

2014 Melissa Godoy Nieto Solo, BRIC House, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Templo, New Mysticism/Spring Break Art Show, New York City

Barriers Public Art, NYC DOT, Bronx, NY

2012 Creaturas hasta el fin del mundo, Galería Vértigo, Mexico City

Creatures of 2012, General Public, Berlin, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 BKLYN Immersive, Brooklyn NY

Black Mirror, Spring Break Art Show, New York City

2016 Mare, Art Mora, New York City

Transaction, Spring Break Art Show , New York City

The Dreams That I Gave Her, NARS Foundation Gallery, Brooklyn

2014 Art Salon III, Collyer’s Mansion, Brooklyn

Character Portraits, Museum for Contemporary Art MARCO, Monterrey, Mexico

The Pictoplasma Portrait Gallery, Berlin, Germany


The Tablets music . Head Visual Artist

2017 BAND PRACTICE, Conversation on Rewriting Global Peace hosted by TOMS, NYC


2016 Paraiso, Paradiso w/ musician Amedeo Pace, Spring Break Art Show, NYC

20:02 Performance w/ Cellist Topu Lyo, Brooklyn NY


2017 Fire Island National Park Residency, NY

Doing/Living MarketPlace Artist in Residence, NYC

Canal Street Market Artist Incubator Residency, NYC

2011 General Public Project Space, Berlin, Germany

Presentations and Workshops

2014 BRIC House Gallery Talks part of Art Education Program, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Flux Factory, Guest Artist at “Borderless” Queens, NYC

2012 Centro de las Artes, Visiting Artist. San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Pictoplasma, Residency and Artist Talk. Berlin, Germany

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