bio

Marisol Limon Martinez 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. She was co-founder and editor of the newspaper New York Nights.

Marisol released her latest album, Here Her Ghost, produced by Godfrey Diamond, and her first EP, Autoportrait, under the name Marisol Limon.

She recently received a production grant from Ethnictro in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, and participated and performed in South Fest, an artist residency and festival in Songhkla, Thailand. She 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 had 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, Harvard University, and Yale University, amongst others.

Marisol has worked with numerous musicians, artists, producers, and theater ensembles in composition, recording, design, and performance. She tours internationally as a pianist and back-up vocalist with singer/songwriter Scott Matthew, with whom she has written and recorded.

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 divides her time between Mexico and Southeast Asia. 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.