RODRIGUEZ CALERO studied graphics at the Institute of Culture’s School of Fine Arts in Puerto Rico with Master Printer Lorenzo Homar and continued her studies at the Art Students League of New York where her main focus was in painting and collage under the tutelage of Master Artist Leo Manso.
While at the League, she received various awards and scholarships and was the recipient of the prestigious McDowell Traveling Scholarship. She continued her career abroad while living in Spain and France. Upon her return to New York, she was the recipient, for two consecutive years, of fellowships at the Provincetown Art Association. She has received other awards and honors, and is a recipient of fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She has been given residencies by the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. She has exhibited in galleries and museums across the nation and the Caribbean. Her works are in many private and public collections.
In 2005, Rodriguez Calero, was chosen, to represent, both Nationally and Internationally, the Liquitex Company, developers of acrylic paint and mediums, in celebration of their 50th Anniversary. In 2006, she was featured in New Jersey Networks Public Television State of the Arts Series, SIGN OF THE TIMES, and in 2008-2009, she received the prestigious Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant in painting. She has exhibited in galleries and museums across the USA, Caribbean and China and her works are in many private and public collections.