Biography

The interdisciplinary activist artist Rosary Solimanto, explores oppression and societal stigmas living with multiple sclerosis. She encourages political and social discourse on disABILITY identity to unfold to empower the disABLEd. She approaches biology, healthcare and medicine from a humanitarian perspective. Solimanto is an emerging artist graduating from SUNY New Paltz in 2015. Since then she has exhibited and or performed across the United States, Toronto, London, Greece, China and Spain. She has exhibited and or performed at eleven international museums and performed for numerous international art festivals. Awards include Unlimit Fellowship from Art OMI; Kulakoff Award at SUNY Albany; and the Sojourner Truth Fellowship at SUNY New Paltz, New York. She was a selected participant for the activist program, Emerge NYC at New York University and recently completed an international artist residency at Art OMI, in Ghent, NY. Her artworks have been featured in Art in America Magazine and Hyperallergic. Her public political performances have been in newspapers across the world. She currently lives and works in the New York’s metropolitan area.

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