Claudia Peña Salinas is a Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artist who was born in Mexico. Her work takes many forms, from books to sculptures, paintings to installations and videos. It develops over a period of time through gathering and research. Her solo exhibitions include Birdie, GoldRush Fine Art, Skowhegan, ME (2012); Anaranja, Forever & Today, New York, NY (2012); and The Fool and The Fishes, Heliopolis, Brooklyn, NY (2011). Her group exhibitions include October 18, 1977, Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, New York, NY (2013) and Queens International, Three Points Make a Triangle, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY (2012). Her residencies and awards include the Summer Art Residency, SOMA, Mexico City, Mexico (2011) and the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship (2007). Salinas received a B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL and an M.F.A. from Hunter College, New York, NY.

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