Najva Sol is a Iranian-American photographer, writer, and multi-media artist. She was born in the DC area, and received her BA in Creative Writing from Eugene Lang The New School For Liberal Arts.
Her writing has been published in “Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of Muslim American Women”, Look Look Magazine, AM New York, Bitch Magazine, and more.
Her photography can be found in magazines and art shows around the world, including Lomography Gallery, Femina Potens Gallery, Commonwealth Club, Idiom Magazine, Queerty, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Austin Chronicle, & more.
She is a former resident artist at Elsewhere Collaborative, and a two time recipient of a Creative Capacity Fund Grant. Her work was featured in the 2010 + 2011 National Queer Arts Festival.
From 2008-2012 she co-founded & ran an artist collective called The Lowbrow Society for the Arts in NYC, where she curated various underground events, including a renegade art show on a subway car. Lowbrow Society appeared in Nerve.com, New York Press, San Francisco Bay Guardian, and Time Out New York.
Najva is best reached via email.