The New York Optimist
!-- Clock Part 1 - Put Anywhere Before Part 2 -->
© MMIX, The New York Optimist. All Rights Reserved. The New York Optimist & www.thenewyorkoptimist.com is a registered trademark
of The New York Optimist.  The New York Optimist is a registered service mark of Thenewyorkoptimist.com. The New York Optimist logo
and original photos are a registered trademark of The New York Optimist  . All other photos are property of the advertiser. And are
rightfully protected under their copyright protections.
Facebook
Twitter
Stumble
You Tube
Digg It
SHARE
Julia Santos Solomon
Haast Pass | acrylic on canvas and paper, 20"x20"
Hokitika | acrylic on canvas and paper, 20"x20"
Lindis Pass | dyptch, acrylic on canvas and paper, 20"x40"
Queen Charlotte Track | acrylic on canvas and paper, 8"x8"
Painted Terracotta 16" x 16" x 6
Volcanic Lake (detail) | acrylic on canvas and paper, 48"x48"
Glorious Glaciers | acrylic on canvas and paper, 36"x60"
Painted Terracotta 13.5" x 10" x 8"
Painted Terracotta 12" x 7" x 9"
Mich
Torso
Torso
Julia Santos Solomon is one of the most successful contemporary Dominican artists
on the landscape today. Julia is a multi-faceted artist creating paintings, sculpture,
drawings and mixed media. The bright colors of the Caribbean landscape are an
important vehicle for her expression. She portrays the mystery and beauty of the
vegetation. Julia’s work has been exhibited nationally and abroad. Currently, her
work is represented in many public collections, including several museums. Her
work was featured in the art publications
New Art International 2004
and Acrylic Revolution 2007.
Julia was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in the United States. At age
14, she knew she wanted to become an artist, and pursued her goal. A!er a"ending
the High School of Art and Design in New York, she received a full scholarship to
the Rhode Island School of Design. She a"ended Brown University while still at
RISD. She went to Rome, Italy with RISD's European Honor's Program. Over the
course of three years, she discovered her kinship with the Italian Renaissance
masters. The Italian light awakened her pale"e and inspired a series of Caribbean
landscapes. She became a founding member of The Altos de Chavon School of
Design, a Parsons School affiliate, in the Dominican Republic. She moved back to
the United States and taught at Parsons School of Design in Manha"an for 18 years.
In 1996, she moved to Woodstock, NY where she currently resides.
Paintings
New Zealand
"Teeth of the Dog",Hole #16 State 2 Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic Silkscreen Print
"Teeth of the Dog" Hole #5 State 2 Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic Silkscreen Print
Sculpture
Family
Narrative
Figurative
Maverick
Concert
Series
Golf  Prints