Tales: A Cautionary Story about Heroin Addiction
Artist, author and filmmaker: Theresa DeSalvio
Artist, author and filmmaker: Theresa DeSalvio

Theresa DeSalvio, a visual artist, has created numerous series of narrative paintings that explore social issues, including: relationships and alienation; social change; survival; and currently, heroin addiction. Tales: A Cautionary Story about Heroin Addiction is Theresa DeSalvio’s first film, created following the publication of her bilingual book of the same title (English/Spanish, 36 pages).

DeSalvio was the featured artist in the DEA “Heroin Addiction Art Exhibition” in 2015. Her work has been exhibited in many group and solo exhibitions, including: Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters, Queens College Rosenthal Library, Passaic Community College, Fairleigh Dickinson University, the Annemarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center (an affiliate of the Smithsonian Art Institute), and the Therese Maloney Gallery at the College of Saint Elizabeth. DeSalvio has work in the permanent collection of the Fortune Society.

To see more of Theresa DeSalvio’s paintings, please visit her artist website here: www.theresadesalvio.com