Patricia Cazorla & Nancy Saleme


Casting Shadows

from Slow Art

Patricia Cazorla and Nancy Saleme participated in Slow Art in Fall 2019 at Village West.

Painter Patricia Cazorla and sculptor Nancy Saleme are a Venezuelan-American aunt and niece artist duo who began working together in 2010. Their work focuses on social justice issues. They have both earned a bachelor of Fine Arts.

Cazorla & Saleme have been awarded exhibitions, commissions, residencies, and grants inside and outside of the U.S. They have accomplished 13 public art commissions in a variety of materials. Cazorla & Saleme have been granted with the NFA Project Grant by NALAC, the Puffin Foundation Visual Arts Award, the UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant, NYC Parks and the Fund for Public Health NYC/El Museo del Barrio. Last year, they were commissioned a 400-foot-long road mural by the Garment District and DOT in New York City, also the Connecting Communities Art in Public Spaces Residency by John Michael Kohler Art Center. Recently, they have been awarded with the NYC Health + Hospitals Arts in Medicine Community Mural Project and Piero Outdoors/Valley Street Windows in South Orange, NJ.

They are currently artists in residence at Chashama, NYC and Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ. Their work has been reviewed passionately on TimeOut NYC, also on, Fox 5, Univision News, Remezcla, EFE Spanish international news agency, El Diario-La Prensa, Univision 41, New York Daily News, Riverdale Press, CUNY TV, News 12 The Bronx, and ArtNet News.

More information on Cazorla & Saleme and their work can be found at


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