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A painting by Roxanna Meléndez showing a man in a blue suit over a purple background

Roxanna Meléndez

New York City, NY and Asbury Park, NJ

Selected Exhibitions


Group Show, Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY


Employee & Volunteer Group Show, MET Museum, NYC


True to Myself, Virtual Show, Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY


Black & White to Magnificent Color, Curated by Alpana Mittal, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ


Asbury Park Mural, Asbury Park, NJ, Charles Trott (Design), Troy Jones, Roxanna Meléndez


Art in the Age of CoVid with Roxanna Meléndez, Zoom Chat, William Patterson University, March 11, 21


Art in the Age of CoVid, Atlantic Highlands Arts Council, Highlands, NJ


News 12 TV Art Segment highlighting Art Piece in Atlantic Highlands Arts Council Gallery Show


In the Body, “live” Virtual Gallery, Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY


Virtual Conversation “A Window into Latino Art,” Albany Public Library & Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY


SOLO Show, Capital District Latinos, “SOMOS”, & Martinez Gallery, Albany NY


Cuba y Puerto Rico, de un Pájaro las dos Alas, (two person show), Martinez Gallery,Troy, NY


Facing Dreams, Heaven Art Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ


Group Show, Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY


Emergence, Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY


Reality of Placement, Union College, Schenectady, NY


Reality of Placement, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY


Colores, Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY


Juegos, Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY


Presencia Boricua, Museum of the Americas, Miami, Fl


Mid Semester Madness, Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY


Take Me to the River, Minneapolis, MN


Out of the Earth, Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY


Between the Lines, Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY

Lucky Draw, The Lowe Gallery at Hudson Guild, NYC


Uncovered Treasures: Contemporary Latino & Latin American Art, Chapel & Cultural Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rensselaer, NY

SOLO Show, Moments in Time, Hudson Guild, Gallery 11, Chelsea, NYC

Contemporary Latin American Art:  New Directions, Fulton Montgomery College, University Gallery, Johnstown, NY

Color y Más Color, Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY

Group Show, Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, NY

Group Show, Hudson Guild, NYC


The Inaugural Art Exhibit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual L& Transgender Center, NYC

Lucky Draw, Rush Arts Gallery, Hudson Guild, Chelsea, NYC


One Community Many Expressions, Hudson Guild, Chelsea, NYC


Counterpoint, the 31th Annual National Printmaking, Drawing & Photography Exhibition, Ingram, TX (Curated by Katherine M. Brimberry)

Winter Invitational, Ceres Gallery, Soho, NYC


Personal Visions, Two Person Show, Grace Gallery, NYCCT, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY

Seven Deadly Sins, Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, NY (curated by Susan Hasted, Ricco Maresca Gallery, Soho, NYC)

Latin American Art in the 90’s, University Gallery, St. John’s University, Jamaica, Queens, NY

Encounters of Latin American & Caribbean Arts 1998-99, Progress Gallery, Wall Street, NYC

Remembrances of Things Past, Paramount Arts Gallery, Peekskill, NY (curated by Marcy B. Freedman)

Universal Diversity 6:  Art Group, Leslie-Lohman Gallery, Soho, NYC

Tooth and Claw, Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, NY

The Four Elements, Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, NY


Member’s Exhibit, Mills Pond House Gallery, Smithtown Arts Council, St. James, NY

Art by Women Who Love Women, Leslie Lohman Gallery, Soho, NYC

Universal Diversity 5: Art Group, La Mama La Galleria, Soho, NYC

States of Mind, Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, NY (curated by Ernest Shaw)

International Salon, Ward Nasse Gallery, Soho, NY



1997     Family Portrait

Private Collections

On Request

Reviews & Awards


Hispanic Heritage Month, Use of Art Work for Public Advertisement,, September 9, 2021.

Chanel 12 Live Review and Interview of Art Work, Atlantic Highlands Art Council, Highlands, NJ, January 31, 2020.

MET Matters, Bi-Weekly Newsletter for the Staff & Volunteers of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 15, 2020.

Imagen Magazine, Presencia Boricua, July, 2005, page 148.

CARAS Magazine, Presencia Boricua, August, 2005, page 98.

Art Review, Colorful Traditions, Metroland Online – Art Murmur, February 2003, by David Brickman.

Art Review, Record Review, Friday, October 2, 1998, Better Living Pages 15-16, by D. Dominick Lombardi.

Honorable Mention, “The Four Elements”, Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, NY, 1998.

Foundation Benefit Auction, New York Ctiy College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY 1997.


Painting & Art History, School of Visual Arts and Hunter College, NYC, 1994-98.

MS, Social Work, Columbia University, NYC, 1979.

BA, Psychology, College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN, 1973.

Professional Memberships

Represented by Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY.

Pro Arts Jersey City Member.

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