bio

Marisol Limón Martínez is a multidisciplinary artist whose work encompasses writing, music, and visual art.

She is the author of Via Dissimulata: In Three Voices; After You, Dearest Language; First Space, Then Structures; and Honorary Men.

Marisol has released two albums of chamber pop songs, Here Her Ghost and Autoportrait, under the name Marisol Limon.

Her visual art is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York Public Library Print Collection, Harvard University, and Yale University, amongst others.

Marisol's honors and awards include grants from The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) and New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) for an artist's residency at the Women's Studio Workshop, and the Ora Schneider Art Writer Residency.

She tours internationally as a pianist and back-up vocalist with singer and songwriter Scott Matthew with whom she has written and recorded. She has worked with numerous musicians, artists, producers, and theater ensembles in composition, recording, design, and performance in New York, including at the Abrons Art Center, Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, and St. Ann's Warehouse.

Marisol was the co-founder and co-editor of the newspaper New York Nights. She is former faculty of Trinity School and Parsons School of Design.

She was born in San Antonio, Texas, received her BA in Art History from Barnard College, and studied classical piano at the Manhattan School of Music.

Marisol is based in Los Angeles, and currently divides her time between Mexico and Southeast Asia, where she recently had a production grant at Ethnictro in Yogyakarta, Indonesia and participated South Fest, an artist residency and festival in Songkhla, Thailand. She performs and exhibits in the US, Europe, and Asia, and has been a visiting artist at Stanford University, the School of Visual Arts (SVA), Brown University, The New School (Parsons & Eugene Lang), Columbia University, and Queens College.