New Yorker by birth + Dominican by bloodline, Suhaly Bautista, otherwise known as, “The Earth Warrior,” is an environmental activist, world traveler + visual storyteller. Her work + research in global sustainable development + environmental justice form the basis of her current exploration in the medium of photography. For her focus on the defense of the environment while studying at NYU, Suhaly was named one of “NYU’s 15 Most Influential Students + earned her the artist name, The Earth Warrior. The Earth Warrior has served as an educator, activist + artist throughout Latin America and the U.S. and is interested in the way humans interact with natural spaces.
The Earth Warrior is a Cru member of FOKUS (Fighting Obstacles Knowing Ultimate Success), an arts advocacy organization designed to educate, empower + unite communities through the arts. Her photographic documents have been featured in FOKUS’ Insight Magazine and Emperial Gallery in El Barrio.
She is currently living, loving + working in New York City.