Fox Solomon was born in 1930 in Highland Park, Illinois. In 1968 she decided to become a photographer. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and grants from the American Institute of Indian Studies from 1981 to 1984. She has had artist residencies at the Banff Center, Blue Mountain Center, the MacDowell Colony, and the Corporation of Yaddo. Bruce Silverstein represents Fox Solomon, where she has had four solo gallery exhibitions.
Rosalind Fox Solomon travels the world to find her subjects. She enters closed circles and takes risks in terms of personal experience and artistic practice. Her unflinching gaze at human vulnerability provokes strong emotions. Her work is non-linear, flowing back and forth between the personal and the universal. Whether she is journeying in the American South, or abroad, her photographs reveal notions of power, survival, faith, and human behavior. The artist’s obsessions and anxieties travel with her as she interprets and photographs social elements wherever she finds herself