Salome Egas, 2018
Salome is proudly Ecuadorian, an interdisciplinary artist, educator and bilingual children’s book author who is permanently questioning her identity through multiple mediums: dance, theater, film and textile arts. She’s a Brooklyn Arts Council grantee, an American Immigrant Council Fellow, and a For the Artist! resident artist at MOtiVE Brooklyn for 2022. She founded By Salo Books and her first bilingual book highlighting self-love in mixed-race characters launched in April of 2022.