Melissa Godoy Nieto – 2023

Primary Medium

Collage/Other works with paper


Achilles Heel
180 West St. Brooklyn NY
Brooklyn, 11222

Artist Statement

MELISSA GODOY NIETO (1985, Tijuana BC / Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico) Melissa Godoy Nieto is an artist with a diverse practice that includes drawing, painting, textile, installation, and performance. Melissa’s narratives are representative of her wandering life and her insatiable curiosity. Her research-based process has taken her to explore themes of the subconscious, identity, adaptation, transformation, and environmental stewardship. In her work she reflects on the relationship between culture and environment, investigating the human experience connected to the natural world. Combining abstract and representational work, she uses imagery permeated with social, political, and environmental matters. She is currently based in New York City, and Oaxaca Mexico. Besides making art, Melissa loves surfing, scuba diving, dancing, and drinking tea.


Instagram: @mgodoynieto