Life & Current Work
Irisol Gonzalez currently lives and works in Charlotte, North Carolina. She graduated with a bachelors in psychology and political science from Appalachian State University, in North Carolina. She is currently focused on researching identity politics and depicting her experience as a Latina raised in the United States. She has traveled to Mexico and Central America to study Latin American Culture and its roots to the Hispanic identity that currently exists in the United States.
Her current body of work includes colored pencil drawings, oil paintings, mixed media, sculpture, and music. She is exploring with color, texture and sound, the sentiments and physical experience of being an immigrant brown woman functioning in today's American political atmosphere.