Mildred Beltré is Brooklyn-based artist working in print, drawing, and participatory politically engaged practice to explore facets of social change. She is invested in exploring political movements and their associated social relations and structures. Beltré is the co-founder of the Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, an ongoing socially engaged collaborative art project in Crown Heights, Brooklyn that addresses gentrification and community building through art-making. Beltré studied art and anthropology at Carleton College, and received an MFA from the University of Iowa. Beltré’s selected exhibitions include: Brooklyn Museum, NY; Zuckerman Museum, GA; De Cordova Museum, MA; Everson Museum, NY; Fleming Museum, VT; IPCNY, NYC; Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; BRIC, Brooklyn, NY; Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY; Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA; University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; Art in General, NYC; Projecto Ace, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Hollar Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic; Brun Leglise Gallery, Paris France. She has received grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn Foundation, and the Rema Hort Foundation, among others.
Water Rights 2016/2017
Brooklyn, NY USA