MELISSA GODOY NIETO 

(1985, Tijuana BC / Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico)

Melissa Godoy Nieto is an artist with a diverse practice that includes drawing, painting, textile, installation, and performance. Melissa’s narratives are representative of her wandering life and her insatiable curiosity. Her research-based process has taken her to explore themes of the subconscious, identity, adaptation, transformation, and environmental stewardship. In her work she reflects on the relationship between culture and environment, investigating the human experience connected to the natural world. Combining abstract and representational work, she uses imagery charged with social, political, and environmental matters.

Godoy Nieto has exhibited and performed in Black Mountain College ReVIEWING in Asheville NC, Spring/Break Art Show NYC and Los Angeles, BAM NYC Art Auction, Salon ACME Mexico City, BRIC House NYC, Knockdown Center NYC, Pictoplasma Berlin Germany, The NARS Foundation NYC, MARCO Museum of Contemporary Art Monterrey Mexico, Espronceda Center for Art and Culture Barcelona, and Musée Régional d’art Contemporain Sérignan, France. 

She is currently based in New York City, and Oaxaca Mexico.

Besides making art, Melissa loves surfing, scuba diving, dancing, and drinking tea. 

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(1985, Tijuana BC  / Culiacán, Sinaloa, México)

Melissa Godoy Nieto es una artista con una práctica multidisciplinaria que incluye dibujo, pintura, textil, instalación y performance.  Las narrativas de Melissa representan su vida en constante movimiento y su curiosidad insaciable. Su proceso basado en la investigación la ha llevado a explorar temas del subconsciente, identidad, adaptación, transformación, y el cuidado ambiental. En su obra reflexiona sobre la relación entre cultura y medio ambiente, investigando la experiencia humana en conexión con el mundo natural. Combinando obra abstracta y figurativa, Godoy Nieto transmite imágenes cargadas de temas sociales, políticos, y ambientales.

Actualmente radica en Nueva York y Oaxaca, México.

Godoy Nieto ha exhibido en Black Mountain College REVIEWING en Asheville NC, Spring / Break Art Show NYC y Los Ángeles, BAM Art Auction Brooklyn, Salon Acme CDMX, BRIC House Arts and Media NYC, Knockdown Center NYC, Pictoplasma Berlin, The NARS Foundation NYC, MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey México, Centro Espronceda de Arte y Cultura de Barcelona, Musée Régional d'art Contemporain Sérignan, Francia.

Además de crear, a Melissa le encanta surfear, bucear, bailar y tomar té.

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Photo: Peter Stanglmyer

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