Solimar Miller

b. 1969, Puerto Rico; lives in Dubai

 

Solimar Miller is a textile designer and printmaker whose work explores the natural world and climate change. Having lived in Dubai for over 20 years, her focus has been on documenting the infinite beauty of the region’s indigenous trees. In 2018, Solimar started work on a series of drawings and hand silk-screening prints of the majestic tree species present in the UAE. Experimenting with different mediums and printing techniques to illuminate the vulnerability posed by global warming, Miller captures as much detail as possible in her works. Miller received a BFA in Textile and Surface Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.  She is widely known for her textile and surface design for luxury hotels and brands, and is a member of Tashkeel Studios in Dubai.