Marisol Limon Martinez is a pianist, vocalist, writer, composer, songwriter, and visual artist who divides her time between Mexico and Southeast Asia.
Her most recent album, Here Her Ghost was produced by Godfrey Diamond in Brooklyn, New York. Her first solo EP is titled Autoportrait.
She is the author of two books of poetry, Via Dissimulata (Octopus Books) and After you, dearest language (Ugly Duckling Presse), and a novella, First Space, Then Structures (Nothing Moments Publishing). Her nonfiction essay Honorary Men, based on her studies of traditional, folk, and classical Hindustani music in north India, was released as a chapbook by Guillotine. She was co-founder/editor of the newspaper New York Nights (Ugly Duckling Presse and Loudmouth Collective).
Marisol has been a grant recipient of The Pollock-Krasner Foundation and a National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) and New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) grant for an artist's residency at Women's Studio Workshop, where she also completed an art writer residency. Her work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art (New York), Brooklyn Museum, New York Public Library Print Collection, Yale University, and Harvard University, amongst others.
She tours internationally as a pianist and back-up vocalist with singer/songwriter Scott Matthew, with whom she has written and recorded. In New York, she has worked with numerous musicians, artists, producers, and theatre ensembles in composing, arranging, designing, and recording, and has performed at the Abrons Art Center, Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, and St. Ann's Warehouse.
Marisol was born in San Antonio, Texas, received her BA in Art History, with a concentration in Visual Arts, from Barnard College, and studied classical piano at the Manhattan School of Music.
She performs and exhibits in the US, Europe, and Asia, and has been a visiting guest artist at the School of Visual Arts (SVA), Brown University, The New School (Parsons & Eugene Lang), Columbia University, and Queens College.