Andrea Arroyo is an award-winning artist working in a range of media including public art, painting, drawing, illustration and site-specific installation.
Her work is exhibited widely and is in private, corporate and public collections around the world.
Public art projects include permanent indoor and outdoor artwork for private, institutional and corporate spaces, including the NYC subway.
Honors include New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships, Global Citizen Award Artist, Clinton Global Initiative, United Nations Ranan Lurie Award, 21 Leader for the 21st Century and Outstanding Woman of New York.
She has received multiple grants from the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, the Puffin Foundation, the Harlem Arts Alliance and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
Her artwork has been published extensively including in on the cover of The New Yorker, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune and The Nation and has been the subject of over two hundred features in the international media.
Ms. Arroyo is also a curator, a cultural advocate and a sought-after speaker and lecturer.
CURRENT - UPCOMING EVENTS
INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS 2019
“EmPOWER - Images for Social Justice” EXTENDED THROUGH DECEMBER 21, 2019.
Grady Alexis Gallery, El Taller Latino Americano, 215 E. 99th St. NYC 10029.
Presented with support from UMEZ-LMCC and The Puffin Foundation.
“Evidence of Movement” Public Art: Site-specific, large-scale works, 2 locations:
Friendship Garden (Wicked), 499 W. 150th St. NYC 10031, and Family Garden-Sponsored by Tiffany and Co., 431 E. 114th St. NYC 10029. EXTENDED THROUGH OCTOBER 18, 2019.
Presented by New York Restoration Project, with support from LMCC,
RECENT AWARDS (2019)
Puffin Foundation Award; Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Award, NYC; Arts Engagement Award/UMEZ, NYC; Political Satire Award, XXI International Biennial, Cuba.
Ongoing Curatorial Projects:
curated by Andrea Arroyo, over 300 international artists.
"OppArt" The Nation Magazine. Co-curated by Andrea Arroyo.
Right: "Me Too"
Left: "Real Men Don't Grope"
The Manhattan Times, The Nation Magazine
"Me Too" Awarded First Prize, United Nations
R Lurie Art Contest.
by Maite Hernandez Mateo