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Stephanie at her home in Hermosa Beach, CA

Stephanie Solomon

United States

Topics of Focus

Social Justice

Geographic Areas of Focus

The United States

Biography

Biography

Stephanie Glass Solomon is a multidisciplinary, white, artist activist whose lifetime of art advocates for progressive social change and allyship. In 2020, Stephanie’s photo Alone Together in the Pandemic finished 2nd in the Aging As Art competition, from the Southern California Council of Aging. Her image, titled Zedenka–Holocaust Survivor, was also chosen for exhibition.  Her ongoing project, Foot Soldiers for Justice, earned two Puffin Photography Awards. Documenting the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and 1965 Voting Rights Act, with the NAACP’s Journey for Justice, the work is archived by the US Department of the Interior National Historic Selma to Montgomery Trail Museum, and was exhibited at the Selma Interpretive Museum, and in galleries and colleges.

Working in theater and music, Stephanie did two oratorios with Maestro Kent Nagano: producing Manzanar an American Story on anti-Asian racism, and co-writing and producing American Voices: Spirit of Revolution. The latter was under the direction of Dustin Hoffman. She also wrote plays on aging and gentrification: two were produced in NY, Blue Heaven and for radio, Moving On, with another, Being Moved,  given the Mario Fratti/Fred Newman Award for Political Playwriting and a reading in N.Y.

As writer/producer/singer her feminist works performed on stage and in cabarets include: Jazz, Gender and Justice, addressing woman’s issues intersecting with social class, mass incarceration, and the environment; The Liberated Chanteuse on women and cancer, and Intimate Illusions about love. She is also the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships including from the Nathan Cummings Foundation and the American Antiquarian Society. 

Born in NY, raised in Fla, married, with a son and daughter-in-law, she lives in CA, has an MA, MS, and is Professor Emeritus from Antioch University LA. She is Phi Beta Kappa and received Antioch's Distinguished Service Award.