1985. Born in Tijuana, raised in Culiacan Sinaloa, Mexico.

Based in Brooklyn, NY and Oaxaca City.

Solo Exhibitions

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

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