Curriculum Vitae:


Shellyne Rodriguez Education: MFA Hunter College, 2014, Studio Art

BFA School of Visual Arts, 2011, Visual & Critical Studies

B. 1977


Exhibition Record:


2019 PELEA: Visual Responses to Spatial Precarity, Latinx Project, NYU Curator: Shellyne Rodriguez

2018 Original Language, Cue Art Foundation, New York NY, Curator: Natasha Lloren

2018 Bronx Now! Group show, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY Curator: Laura James & Eileen Walsh

2018FOUR, We Buy Gold, Sargent’s Daughter, New York NY, Curator: Joeonna Bellorado-Samuels

2018 Her Art Will Be Cannibal group exhibition, Longwood Art Gallery, Bronx, NY Curator: Alicia Grullon

2018 Living Proof, Hunter East Harlem gallery, NY Curators: Irini Zervas & Lauren Fowler

2017 Citicien 100 group exhibition, New York NY Curator: Adrian Viajero Roman

2017 Reclaimed Rage; Resistance, Bronx Art Space, Bronx NY Curator: Dalaeja Foreman

2016 Movement Is Rising: Demystify, Destroy, Rebuild exhibition, Newark, NJ Curator: Dalaeja Foreman

2016 Fragmentacion, Remix y Reinvento, solo exhibition, Casa Warmu, Quito, Ecuador Curator: Maria A. Garcia

2016 We Still Imagine, Make and Read Books, Artist Book fair, Space 776, Brooklyn, NY Curator: Nari Kim

2016 Power to the People, Poder   Popular, Mural, Art  Connects, New York, Corona Queens Curator: Carolina Penafiel

2016 Tamir Rice Photo Booth, Window Project, IMI Corona, Queens Museum, NY Curator: Prerana Reddy

2016 Wild Seeds, Temporary Agency, Happy Lucky No. 1 gallery, Brooklyn NY Curator: Amanda Pohan

2016 After the Firmaments Crash Down.. .What? Thomas Hunter Space, Hunter College Curator: Jeff Mongrain

2015 Dia de los Muertos Solidarity  Project, IMI Corona, Queens   Museum, NY Curator: Maria A. Garcia

2015 Power, Protest & Resistance, Rush Arts Gallery, NY, NY Curator: Danny Simmons

2015 iPRESENTE! The Young Lords in New York, El  Museo  Del  Barrio, NY Curator: Rocio Aranda- Alvarado

2015 Sublime of the Mundane, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY Curator: Jasmin Murrell

2015 Clorox/Envy, Stillhouse Group, Brooklyn, NY Curator: Brian Faucette

2015 When You Cut Into The Present, The Future Leaks Out, No Longer Empty, Bronx, NY Curator: Regine Basha

2015 New Work New York MFA Biennial, Brooklyn, NY Curator: Kat Griefen

2015 Immediate Female, Judith Charles Gallery, NY Curator: Robert Dimin

2015 Respond, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY


Residencies/ Awards:


2019 Inaugural Artist in Residence, Latinx Project, NYU

2018 Public Sculpture Percent for Art Commission, Bronx NY

2017 Finalist for the June Jordan Fellowship at Columbia University

2017 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant nominee

2016 Guest artist, IMI Corona, Queens Museum, NY

2016 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant nominee

2015 Artist-in-Residence, Sculpture Dept. Hunter College, NY

2015 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant nominee

2014 Shandaken Project Residency, Catskills, NY


Publications / Lecture:


2018 Featured on Whitney Museum Stories video series, Shellyne Rodriguez, An unfinished History of Protest

2017 Lecture, Erasure by Exclusion How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy, SVA theatre

2017 Host, Conversation on art & gentrification, as part of The Supper Club Project by Elia Alba

2017 Panelist, In conversation with Shaun Leonardo, Laundromat Project

2017 Panelist, Palante  Siempre  Palante! Panel, Studio  Museum  of Harlem  screening,  Maysle  Cinema

2017 Lecture, Artists Inside the Gated Citadel...Whats Next?  VCU, Richmond, Virginia

2016 Panelist, Artists & Gentrification, Decolonize This Place, Artists Space, NY

2016 Lecture, The Let Down, Lecture, Black Matters Conference, UT Austin

2016  Panelist, Lucky Sevens: An Art Salon at El Museo del Barrio

2016 Lecture, Visiting Artist Conversation Series, Lecture, MoCADA

2015 Lecture, iPRESENTE! The Young Lords in New York, Artist talk, El Museo Del Barrio



At New Museum, a Pop-Up Support System for Black Lives Matter, by Tamara Best, New York Times, Sept. 2, 2016

Decolonize This Place by Terence Trouillot, Brooklyn Rail, December 6, 2016

Young Lords Exhibit a Timely Salute to Puerto Rican Activism by Azure Gilman, Al Jazeera America, July 22, 2015

Lay on hands: by Danielle Furfaro, The Brooklyn Paper, July 20, 2015

No Longer Empty: The Art Is Fine, But What About the Real Estate? By Corinna Kirsch, ArtFCity, July 17, 2015

In the Bronx, a Pop-up Art Show Is a Lightning Rod for Fear of Gentrification by Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic, July 13, 2015

No Longer Empty- From Court­ house to Art Gallery & Beyond by Sandra Bertrand, Highbrow Magazine, July 3,2015


Blogs/ Publications:

New Inquiry, “How the Bronx was Branded” by Shellyne Rodriguez, December 2018

MoMA Blog: Moving Through the Migration Series: An Interview w/ Kerry Downey & Shellyne Rodriguez by Calder Zwicky, June18,2015

 MoMA Blog: Shadows and Selves: MoMA Collaborates with UPNEXT program by Shellyne Rodriguez, Feb. 20, 2014

 Cake Vol. 1 Artist books, available at Printed Matter Cake Vol. 2 Artist books, available at   Printed Matter

 Disonare  Magazine: 01  Seven  Deadly  Sins  by  Shellyne  Rodriguez, Mexico City, CDMX



Adjunct Professor, School of Visual Arts, Fall 2018, The Diasporas Emerge, Art History, BFA

Adjunct Professor, Hunter College CUNY, Fall 2018, Thinking through Drawing, BFA

Adjunct Professor, School of Visual Arts, Fall 2017, Junior Seminar, BFA

Founder / Teaching Artist, Night Studio art school for GED students, MoMA 2017- present

Teaching artist, Bronx Museum, 2016-2018

Teaching Artist, Community Partners program, MoMA, 2013 – present