Nicolas Rodriguez Melo

  • Arts Education
  • Baltimore, MD

Born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, Nico Rodriguez Melo is a curator and arts administrator working in the creation and strengthening of art-related strategies that, combined with other disciplines, allow the empowerment of communities. In 2011 he co-founded the nonprofit organization 4-18 and currently serves as co-director, exploring the potential of curatorial practices, site-specific interventions, and publications as pedagogical devices and change ignitors.

Rodriguez Melo has resided in the US since 2016, where he has continued to work in the intersection of artistic practices and social change at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Maryland Institute College of Art.