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.
Featured Image Photo Credit: Courtesy of the artist
Tlaloc, Digital c-print, 40 x 24 inches (2003). Photo Credit: Courtesy of the artist.
Tecolot, Installation, Railroad ties, glass owl, wisdom teeth, Corona beer bottle caps, concrete shard, photograph, ceramic vase, brass, gold thread, matchstick, graphite, water, and dirt, Dimensions Variable (2012). Photo Credit: Courtesy of the artist.
Tlalocan, Drift wood, brass, stone, steel coa, wooden owl, glass cups, wooden spinning top, cat wax candle, plummet, Dimensions Variable (2015). Photo Credit: Courtesy of the artist.
Untitled (Head I), Inkjet monoprint on wax panel, 16 x 12 inches (2014). Photo Credit: Courtesy of the artist.