Artists’ Biography

I am based in Baltimore since 1987. I have been returning to the rainforest in Venezuela and Chile for the past 15 years as they continue to inform my work.

In 2011, participated in a show called Corridor, at The Art Museum of The Americas, where I presented a project called Gulf Distortions I-XIL

In 2010 I had a solo exhibit at Goy a Contemporary," Barcode, Atmospheres and Islands".

In 2009 I had a show at The Contemporary Museum in Baltimore, called "Where Do You Live? 3000 miles of Maryland Coast. Before that I traveled to Antarctica and completed three years, of research, where I developed a new body of work that is being exhibited in a solo show entitled “Aguas Vivas” at the Museum of Fine Arts in Santiago, Chile. This show traveled to several other museums throughout Latin


In 2001, I created a solo environmental installation also at the Museum of Fine
Arts which was called “In the Labyrinth of Solitude.” From 1999 to 2000, I participated
in “Latin American Still Life, Reflections of Time and Place” at the Katonah Museum
of Art and El Museo del Barrio in NY. In 1995, I participated in “Latin American Women
Artists, 1915- 1995,” which traveled to the Milwaukee Museum of Art, Denver Museum
of Art, Phoenix Museum of Art, Miami Art Museum, and culminated at the National
Museum of Women in The Arts, Washington, DC. In 1990, I was commissioned to create
the set designs for the Baltimore Opera’s production of “Carmen”.

My work is represented in private and public collections, including the National
Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC, The Baltimore Museum of Art, and
the University of Essex, UK. Published references include Latin American Art in the
Twentieth Century, by Edward J. Sullivan, The St. James Guide to Hispanic Artists, by
Thomas Riggs (2002), and Latin American Women Artists of the United States, by
Robert Henkes (1999).

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Petroleum Paradox: For Better or For Worse? (2012)

Soledad Salame

Gulf Distortion IX

Gulf Distortion IX, 2011

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