About Current Residents

Fall 2020 Cohort

Alejo Salcedo
Visual Art

Alejo Salcedo is an artist from Washington DC, exploring the intersection of food, art, and medicine. Alejo received his Printmaking degree at Guilford College in 2015, working closely with printmakers like Roy Nydorf, John Gall, and Bill Fick. Alejo has been involved in the public art space for the past 10 years, interning with artist Byron Peck in Washington DC and working with the Greensboro Mural Project cooperative in North Carolina. He has painted public and private murals around the US and abroad. In 2017 he began practicing tattooing, with an emphasis on experience and collaboration. Beyond a visual art practice, Alejo seeks to live a creative lifestyle through an interactive existence with the natural landscape.

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