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.

Installations: Indoor
Installations: Outdoor
Public Art: Temporary
Public Art: Permanent
Political Art
Artist's Books
Public Art: Indoor
Children's Books
Curatorial Projects
"Unnatural Election: Artists Respond to the 2016 US Presidential Election" Curated by Andrea Arroyo, over 200 international artists participating.
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Andrea Arroyo

CoVIDA - Homage to Victims of the Pandemic


Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum, Roger Morris Park, NYC.

On view through December 31, 2020. Please visit: CoVIDA.

The public is invited to submit names for the living memorial throughout the run of the exhibition.


NBC: "Public Art Installation at NYC Park Pays Homage to Pandemic Victims"

CoVIDA-Untapped Cities/Best Public Art Exhibitions



CoVIDA-Impacto Latino

CoVIDA-The Nation-OppArt



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​​​“EmPOWER - Images for Social Justice”  ​NYC 2019 

Televisa International,: FanyBlog Italy, Viceversa Magazine.

Presented with support from UMEZ-LMCC and The Puffin Foundation.

​​​“Evidence of Movement”  Public Art: Site-specific, large-scale works, NYC

Presented by New York Restoration Project, with support from LMCC,


Puffin Foundation Award; Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Award, NYC; Arts Engagement Award/UMEZ, NYC; Political Satire Award, XXI International Biennial, Cuba.

Ongoing Curatorial Projects:

"Unnatural Election: Artists Respond to the Impact of the election of Donald Trump"

curated by Andrea Arroyo, over 300 international artists.

"OppArt" The Nation Magazine. Co-curated by Andrea Arroyo.


Published widely (The Nation, The Manhattan Times, FanyBlog, etc.)

Created with love, in solidarity with all people impacted by the pandemic around the world. STAY SAFE EVERYONE!

"Coronavirus-The World on Alert"
"Coronavirus-Stay Home, Save Lives"
"Coronavirus-Healthcare Heroes"
"Coronavirus-Protecting New York"
"Coronavirus-Love in the Time of Coronavirus"
"Coronavirus-Protect Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence"

Right: ​​"Me Too"

Left: "Real Men Don't Grope"

Published in

The Manhattan Times, The Nation Magazine

among others.

​"Me Too" Awarded First Prize, United Nations

R Lurie Art Contest.

To inquire about interviews, exhibitions, commissions (painting, drawing, indoor/outdoor public art, illustration,) workshops or speaking engagements contact the artist.

To join my mailing list please send me a message.

Andrea Arroyo: Selected Interviews and Talks.

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CNN Interview



October 2018.


Interview, photos/video

by Maite Hernandez Mateo

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"Coronavirus-Protect Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence"

"Coronavirus-Protect Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence" Published in The Manhattan Times