photo credit: Alexandra Pais, NJ.com, The Star Ledger
Theresa DeSalvio is an artist whose images are rooted in everyday life, memory and the natural world. In her paintings, book and short videos she has explored psychological and social issues that have included: relocation, heroin addiction, cancer survival and relationships. Her film, Tales: A Cautionary Story about Heroin Addiction, has been a selection in numerous international film festivals, in addition to screenings in community settings.
In 2019, DeSalvio moved to the Hudson Valley, NY where nature plays a larger part in her day-to-day life.
DeSalvio holds a MFA from CUNY Hunter College (1982) and a BFA from the School of Visual Arts (1976).