MELISSA GODOY NIETO
1985. Born in Tijuana, raised in Culiacan Sinaloa, Mexico.
Based in Brooklyn, NY and Oaxaca City.
2023 Biophilia, NN Galeria, Oaxaca City, Mexico
2021 Waters Change, Colors Fade, Lilac Preservation Project, NYC
2018 I Had A Flashback, Espronceda, Barcelona
2016 Ut Pictura Poesis, Platform Gallery, Baltimore USA
2014 Melissa Godoy Nieto, BRIC House, Brooklyn NY
2012 Criaturas, Galería Vértigo, Mexico City
2012 Creatures of 2012, General Public Project Space. Pictoplasma, Berlin Germany
Selected Group Exhibitions / Art Fairs
2023 Spring Break Art Show, NYC (forthcoming)
2023 Spring Break Art Show, Los Angeles
2022 Can water be thirsty?, S T O R M studio, Brooklyn NY
2022 Underwater love, Spreefeld Genossenschaft, Berlin Germany
2022 BAM Gala Art Auction, NYC
2021 An Ode, Spring Break Art Show, NYC
2020 Band Practice, Spring Break Art Show, Los Angeles
2020 Rainforests of the Sea, Spring Break Art Show, NYC
2019 Sanctuary Cities and the Politics of the American Dream, New Haven CT
2019 BAM Gala Art Auction, NYC
2019 Fact and Fiction, Spring Break Art Show, NYC
2019 Band Practice, Salon ACME, Mexico City
2018 Fire Island Artist in Residence Exhibition, Fire Island NY
2018 Dream Journals, Spring Break Art Show, NYC
2017 Underwater, BKLYN Immersive, Brooklyn NY
2017 Black Mirror, Spring Break Art Show, New York City
2016 Mare, Art Mora, New York City
2016 Transaction, Spring Break Art Show , New York City
2016 The Dreams That I Gave Her, NARS Foundation Gallery, Brooklyn
2014 Character Portraits, Museum for Contemporary Art MARCO, Monterrey, Mexico
2014 The Pictoplasma Portrait Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2013 Templo, New Mysticism at Spring Break Art Show, New York City
2023 Projections, Hanes Gallery, North Carolina
2023 Buscando lo Incierto, NN Galeria, Oaxaca City, Mexico
2022 Refractional Projections, Black Mountain College Museum, Asheville NC
2022 Buscando el Silencio, Salon ACME, Mexico City
2021 Analog Projections w/ Peter Zummo, Lilac Preservation Project, NYC
2020 Hasta Perderse, Jardin Botanico, Culiacan Sinaloa Mexico
2019 BAND PRACTICE, Salon ACME, Mexico City
2019 Analog Projections w/ Sofia Bolt
2018 Live Drawing, NeueHouse, NYC
2018 Live Drawing, BRIC House, Brooklyn NY
2018 BAND PRACTICE w/ musician Pedro Soler, Musée Régional d'Art Contemporain, Sérignan France
2018 BAND PRACTICE w/ musician Amedeo Pace, Signs and Symbols, NYC
2018 Live Drawing, Espronceda, Barcelona
2018 BAND PRACTICE w/ musician Joakim, Spring Break Art Show, NYC
2017 BAND PRACTICE, Planeta, NYC
2016 Paraiso, Paradiso w/ musician Amedeo Pace, Spring Break Art Show, NYC
2013 20:02 w/ cellist Topu Lyo, Brooklyn NY
2012~2017 Analog Projections w/ The Tablets
2022 Ellipsis Open School, Tavira, Portugal
2019 Almendro Residencia, Sinaloa, Mexico
2018 Waaw Residency, Guet Ndar, Saint-Louis Senegal
2018 La Sierra Artist Residency, Colombia
2018 Comuna Serigrafíca Quito, Ecuador
2018 Espronceda Center for Art & Culture, Barcelona
2017 Fire Island National Park Artist Residency, Fire Island NY
2017 Doing/Living Artist in Residence, NYC
2017 Canal Street Mkt Artist Incubator, NYC
2011 Pictoplasma Residency, Berlin Germany
Work in Arts / Education / Community Programs
2023 Drawing with Ink (w/ Raul Herrera) NN Galeria, Oaxaca Mexico
2022 Workshop, Cochinilla Experiments, Portugal
2018 Open Studios, Guet Ndar, Senegal
2018 Workshop, "Painting Watch Hill", Fire Island National Seashore, NY
2018 Community Mural, Puerto Nuevo elementary school, La Sierra Colombia
2013-2015 Art Teacher at Artshack Brooklyn, NY
2012 Workshop, "Illustration in Jewelry", Centro de las Artes, SLP, Mexico
2023 Guest Speaker, Glasgow Caledonian New York College
2021 Guest Artist, The Artist's Voice Podcast by Jerry Hardesty
2014 Artist Talk, BRIC House Gallery Talks of Art Education Program, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Artist Talk, “Borderless” at Flux Factory, Queens, NYC
2011 Artist Talk, Pictoplasma Berlin, Germany
2011 Bachelor of Industrial Design, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
Selected Bibliography and Press
"Waters Change, Colors Fade" interview with Gabriela Müller and Robbin Remers
Zeevonk, March 2022
"Waters Change, Colors Fade" Climate Week NYC
Atmos, September 2021
The Artist's Voice Podcast - Melissa Godoy Nieto Interview
November 20, 2021
"The Always Bizarre NYC Spring Break Art Show"
Gothamist, March 2019
“Esta es la Semana del Arte en México y te decimos qué puedes encontrar,”
El Heraldo de Mexico, February 2019
"Lo mejor de la Semana del Arte 2019,"
Cultura Colectiva, February 2019
"Smaller sales platforms spotlight artists without gallery representation during Mexico City’s fair week,"
The Art Newspaper, February 2019
"Our 21 Favorite Moments From SPRING/BREAK Art Show"
Art Zealous, March 2018
"The Best of Spring/Break, the Outré Art Fair in an Abandoned Times Square Office Building"
Bedford + Bowery, March 2018
“10 Things I Learned Working a Booth at SPRING/BREAK Art Fair”
Art Zealous, March 2018
"Inside Spring/Break, The Best Armory Arts Week Fair Inside A Time Square Office Building"
Gothamist, March 2017
“Inside Bklyn Immersive, Spring/Break’s First-Ever Brooklyn Edition”
W Magazine, May 2017
"Scenes of Madness High Above Times Square at Spring/Break Art Fair"
W Magazine, March 2017
"We Went to Baltimore Part II: Platform, Springsteen, First Continent,"
ArtFCity, July 2016
"Spring/Break Art Show Trades Labyrinthine Rooms for Immersive Installations"
"Back to School with the New Mysticism at SPRING/BREAK"
Hyperallergic, March 2013
"Preview of Spring Break- An Art Fair in a Schoolhouse"
Papermag March, 2013
"Spring/Break Arrives Early in Soho for Curator-Driven Fair's Opening Night"
Blouin Art info, March 2013
" 'School Nite' Opens 'Wish Me,' curated by Ambre Kelly & Andrew Gori"
Art Observed, May 2013
"Melissa Godoy Nieto"
CoolHunter Mx, July 2013