Mildred Beltré is a Brooklyn based artist, mother and activist working in print, drawing and participatory politically engaged practice, to explore facets of social change. She is interested and implicated in,
political movements and their associated social relations and structures. Using text and the body her most recent work involves looking at revolutionary theory and how it is animated and experienced in the day to day.
Beltré’s selected exhibitions include the Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY; The International Print Center New York; Load of Fun Gallery, Baltimore, MD; Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; BRIC, Brooklyn, NY; Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY; Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA; Projecto Ace, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Hollar Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic; Brun Leglise Gallery, Paris France, among others. Her work is included in the Special Collections of the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN among others.
She has been awarded residencies and fellowships from Apex Art, BRIC, Lower East Side Printshop, Vermont Studio Center and the Santa Fe Art Institute. She has received grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Brooklyn Arts Council, the Brooklyn Foundation and the Rema Hort Foundation, among others.
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.