Gabriela Salazar

Gabriela Salazar was born in New York City to architects from Puerto Rico. Her work examines the relationship of the built environment and material histories to our sense of self and place. She has had solo exhibitions at NURTUREart; The Bronx River Arts Center; The Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island; and Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago; and her work has been included in group shows at Socrates Sculpture Park, the Queens Museum, El Museo del Barrio, The Drawing Center, David Nolan Gallery (currently) and Storm King Art Center. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, hyperallergic, and The Brooklyn Rail. Residencies include Workspace (LMCC); Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Abrons Arts Center, NYC and most recently, the Socrates Emerging Artist Fellowship. In Spring of 2021, Salazar’s commissioned work Low Relief for High Water will be presented in Washington Square Park (NYC) by The Climate Museum fall of 2021 (postponed from 2020). She holds an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design, a BA from Yale University, and lives, works, and teaches in NYC.