Borinquen Gallo


Gallo is a Bronx-based artist born in Rome, Italy, whose work delves into themes of beauty, community and purpose through sculpture and large installations. Previous group exhibition venues include The National Academy Museum, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Queens Museum, Columbia University and The Cooper Union. Gallo received her BFA in Painting and Sculpture from The Cooper Union for The Advancement of Science and Art and her MFA in Painting from Hunter College. She has received numerous distinctions including the Sol Shaviro Award (2015), the Marion Netter Fellowship (2010) and the Doris Liebowitz Art Educator Award (2009). She has completed residencies at The Vermont Studio Center,The Cooper Union and The Bronx Museum of the Arts. In addition, she has worked on curatorial projects with BAM, Fisher and the Pratt Institute. Gallo is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Design Education at Pratt Institute in New York.