Shasti O’Leary Soudant is a multidisciplinary artist, sculptor and designer whose colorful sculptures are inspired by philosophy, politics, and scientific and/or mathematical concepts. Her work is designed to invite engagement and interaction, and speaks about hidden systems, power dynamics, human relationships, balance and hegemony.
Shasti’s work is in the collections of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Savarino Companies’ 500 Seneca project, The Albright-Knox Public Art Initiative in partnership with the NFTA, the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, the City of Jacksonville, Florida, the Arts Council of Midland, Texas, and the City of Erie, Pennsylvania.
She is currently at work on a public artwork for the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and teaches at the University at Buffalo.
She has also travelled extensively, exhibited internationally, and speaks fluent second grade French.
Header image of ‘Gut Flora’ by Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News