Migueltzinta C. Solís (Mexican-American)  

Migueltzinta C. Solís is a Chicanx/mestizXXX writer and interdisciplinary artist based in Alberta. Migueltzinta holds a bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary studies from the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, and a master of fine arts from the University of Lethbridge in Lethbridge, Alberta. Migueltzinta is also pursuing a PhD in cultural, social, and political thought at the University of Lethbridge. His practice has been informed by academic research and writing across many genres including short stories, storytelling, and critical writing. 

Migueltzinta C. Solís studio work is through new media, performance, and textiles to reflect on queerness, identity politics, and their relationship to the land. He has been showcased in several exhibitions including the collective exhibitions The Wastemakers on Cornucopia Street (2022) curated by Ian Dawson at Newhaven Art Space in Newhaven, East Sussex, United Kingdom, In Noticing (2021) curated byTara Lynn MacDougall at Inverness County Centre for the Arts in Inverness, Nova Scotia, and the MFA thesis solo exhibit Landscape Is My Sir (2019) at the Penny Gallery, Dr. Foster James Penny Building, University of Lethbridge.


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Image from Migueltzinta C. Solís, Midnight Breakfast platform, Google Images 2023

Solo exhibitions

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Collective exhibitions

Migueltzinta C. Solís press release collective exhibition Transgender Artist Exhibition, University of Alberta, 2022 

Migueltzinta C. Solís collective exhibition list The Wastemakers, 2022  

Migueltzinta C. Solís collective exhibition The Wastemakers, Newhaven Art Space, East Sussex, United Kingdom, 2022 

Migueltzinta C. Solís collective exhibition In Noticing, Inverness County Centre for the Arts, Inverness, Nova Scotia, 2021


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Migueltzinta C. Solís online presentation Positionality Symposium, panel Questioning Notions of Mestizaje, Sur Gallery, Toronto,  2022

Migueltzinta C. Solís studio video University of Lethbridge, 2022  

Migueltzinta C. Solís performance lecture Femme Art Review, 2021  

Migueltzinta C. Solís symposium brochure Irish Sexuality and Gender Research Network, 2020 

Migueltzinta C. Solís conference brochure Breaking Borders, Building Bridges: Creating Communities through Chicana and Chicano Studies, Central Washington University Student Union and Recreation Center, 2009

Published work by Migueltzinta C. Solís

Migueltzinta C. Solís publication non-fiction 'Rooms We Die In,' Midnight Breakfast

Migueltzinta C. Solís publication Queer Chicanow, Azine Library   

Migueltzinta C. Solís poem Si/Re/No A Transgender Swimming, Alchemy, 2023

Migueltzinta C. Solís essay 'Transmedial Autotheories / mestizXXX: an autotheory /,' ASAP/Journal, 2022 

Migueltzinta C. Solís "Landscape is my Sir: Performing a confluence of perversity, nature and kitsch," MFA Thesis, 2019

Migueltzinta C. Solís essay 'Audre Lorde Shoots Lasers from Her Eyes,' Excavating Honesty: An Anthology of Rage and Hope in America, 2017 

Migueltzinta C. Solís creative nonfiction 'Weird Gelatinous Things,' Lunch Ticket, 2015 

Migueltzinta C. Solís essay 'Seams,' Apogee Journal, 2014 

Migueltzinta C. Solís article 'Ever-Guests,' Indiana Review, 2018 

Published work about Migueltzinta C. Solís

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Press release

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List of Grants, Awards and Projects

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