Solo Exhibition Award and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Purchase Award Winner
Rafael Soldi (b. 1987, Lima, Peru; lives in Seattle, WA) is an artist and curator. He holds a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore. His recent practice has focused on the visceral qualities that drive transcendental experience and his search to define his identity as a queer Latino man. He has exhibited at ClampArt, NY; Frye Art Museum, Greg Kucera Gallery and PCNW, all Seattle; American University Museum, Washington, D.C.; Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA; and Vértice Galería, Lima, among others. He has received a Magenta Foundation Award, a Puffin Foundation grant and residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, PICTURE BERLIN and Oxbow Space. His work is held in the permanent collections of the Maryland Institute College of Art; Frye Art Museum and King County Public Art Collection, both Seattle; and Tacoma Art Museum, WA. He has been published in PDN, Dwell, Metropolis and LUXE and reviewed in The Seattle Times, The Boston Globe, Pittsburgh Tribune and PDN.
Rafael Soldi: CARGAMONTÓN, on view at The Print Center January 18 – March 30, 2019.