Brooklyn-based artist, educator, and community organizer Mildred Beltré’s work focuses on facets of social change through print, drawing, and a politically-engaged participatory practice. She is interested in political movements and how they intersect with and are enacted in the social.
Beltré earned her MFA from the University of Iowa, and has had solo exhibitions at the Kentler International Drawing Center, Brooklyn, NY; Eli Marsh Gallery at Amherst College, Amherst, MA; and Burlington City Arts Center, Burlington, VT. Beltre has been part of group exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, NY, NY; Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY; International Print Center of New York, NY; DeCordova Museum, MA, 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.
Mildred Beltré joined the UVM faculty in 2008 and leads the Arts in Action program, a semester long program in New York City focused on Art and activism.