Mexican-born artist Andrea Arroyo, who lives and works in New York City, is a self-taught visual artist with a background in contemporary dance. Her artwork has been exhibited, published and reviewed extensively and is featured in public and private collections in the US, Mexico, Brazil, Europe and Japan. Arroyo was named the Official Artist of the 7th Annual Latin Grammy Awards. Her recently completed public art projects include a 1,000 foot mural, NYC; a faceted glass artwork permanently installed at the Gun Hill Road train station in the Bronx through the MTA Arts for Transit program, NYC, and a commission for the Florida's Art in State Buildings Program, Tampa, FL. Inspired by mythology and women throughout history, Arroyo's paintings depict strong women and use the vibrant colors typically found in Latin cultures. Her work has been shown at ArtHaus, San Francisco, CA; Latin Collector Gallery, NYC; Mexican Cultural Institute of New York Gallery, NY; and is in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution, the Library of Congress, The New York Public Library, and the Ellis Island Foundation, NY.