Moises Salazar Tlatenchi

Moises Salazar is a non-binary artist based in Chicago, Illinois. Salazar holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Salazar’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally at WOAW Gallery, Salon ACME 8, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, NADA, National Museum of Mexican Art, and the Chicago Cultural Center. Represented by Mindy Solomon Gallery, Salazar had their inaugural solo exhibition in August 2021.  

Salazar has been focused on conceptual and installation-based work. Salazar’s presentation Let’s Get Physical facilitated by Filo Sofi Arts was included in HEARSAY:HERESY Spring Break Art Show to much critical acclaim. In Gracias a la Vida, Salazar created a chapel to queer ancestry at Red Arrow Gallery. Most recently Salazar’s project Santuario, a large-scale altar, was presented at Skin in the Game, Chicago edition, curated by Zoe Lukov. A Finalist of The QUEERART PRIZE, Salazar’s work has been featured in publications such as The Hispanic Executive, artnet, HYPERALLERGIC, and THE LATINX PROJECT.  Salazar has participated in the The Hyde Park Art Center Residency and is a recipient of LuminArts Foundation Arts Fellowship, and 3Arts Make a Wave Grant.

Salazar’s painting and sculptures have previously been exhibited by HAIR+NAILS in FUTURE FUTURE (2020), FAIR (NADA + Artnet, 2020), their solo show Ni De Aquí, Ni De Allá (2020) and in The Human Scaleat Rochester Art Center (2021). Their current show It’s My House opened at HAIR+NAILS in November 2022.