Arroyo is a New York–based, award–winning artist whose background in the field of dance is reflected in the fluidity of movement that characterizes the figures, mostly woman, in her work. She explores the archetypal roles of women based on historical, mythological and contemporary references. Her works have been widely exhibited in galleries and museums and are featured in many public, corporate and private collections. Her artwork has been featured extensively in the media, including CNN, NY1, The New York Times and on covers of The New Yorker.
The Library of Congress, Washington DC
ArtHaus, San Francisco
National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
Ellis Island Museum, New York City
The Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum, New York City.
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.
Museum of Modern Art, S. Domingo, DR.
National Women’s Rights Gallery, Seneca Falls, NY
New York Transit Museum, NY.
Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance Honoree.
Outstanding Women of New York Award.
“Global Citizen Award Artist” Clinton Global Initiative.
Puffin Foundation Awards.
Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance Awards (multiple years)
Art in Embassies Program, US Department of State.
Artist Residency, Bryant Park, New York
“Woman of the Week” Women in the World Foundation.
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Awards (multiple years)
“21 Leaders for the 21 Century” Award.
Harlem Arts Alliance Award.
Groundbreaking Latina in the Arts Award.
Official Artist of the Latin Grammy.
Outstanding Latina of the Year Award, NY.
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships in Drawing, Printmaking and Artist’s Books, and in Sculpture.
Public Art Commissions
Metropolitan Transportation Authority, NY
Percent for Art Program, NY
Florida’s Art in State Buildings Program, Tampa, FL.
New York Public Library–Collection
The Library of Congress, Washington DC.
The National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago.
University of Richmond Museum
Latin Recording Academy of Arts & Sciences
New York Public Library.
New York City Board of Education
The City College of NY
NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Tampa Children’s Medical Services FSU.