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Soledad Salamé, American, was born in Santiago, Chile in 1954. Since 1987 she has lived and worked in Baltimore, Maryland, where she directs Sol Print Studio, an experimental project-based space for artists. From 1973 to 1983 Salamé lived and studied in Venezuela where she first encountered the rainforest, a pivotal experience in her artistic development. In the pursuit of deeper understanding, she has conducted intensive field research in the Americas and Antarctica. An interdisciplinary artist, Salamé creates work in many traditional and non-traditional materials that addresses specific environmental and human rights topics.