Exhibition Q&A with Borinquen Gallo and Clarissa Dalrymple
HERE ARE 51 NEW YORK GALLERY SHOWS THAT YOU NEED TO (SOMEHOW) SEE THIS SEPTEMBER
Borinquen Gallo: Like a Jungle Orchid for a Lovestruck Bee at Burning in Water.
Bronx-based Puerto Rican-Italian artist Borinquen Gallo painstakingly weaves red and yellow caution tape, construction tarps, garbage bags, and other unconventional materials into richly textured sculptures and installations. It’s a process that can take weeks or even months.
BORINQUEN GALLO: A HEAVENLY SANCTUARY AT WAVE HILL
Borinquen Gallo(b. 1975, Rome) is a Bronx-based artist whose work delves into themes of beauty, community, and purpose through sculpture and large installations. Previous group exhibitions include The National Academy Museum, Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Hennessy Youngman’s Show, Queens Museum, Columbia University, The Cooper Union, Queens College. Gallo received her BFA in Painting and Sculpture from the Cooper Union for The Advancement of Science and Art, her MFA in Painting from Hunter College and has received numerous awards from the Sol Shaviro Award (2015), The Marion Netter Fellowship (2010), the Doris Liebowitz Art Educator Award (2009). She has completed residencies at The Vermont Studio Center and The Cooper Union Artist Residency. In addition, she has worked on curatorial projects with BAM Fischer, and Pratt Institute. She is currently Assistant Professor of Art and Design Education at Pratt Institute in New York.