Gabriella Solti

portfolio of prints, drawings, notations, artist books and participatory projects

Category: Prints/Drawings

Drypoints, Chine-collé, silkscreen prints

drypoint-1

Drypoint and Chine-collé on Japanese tissue paper, 3.5″ x 3.5″ (image size)

drypoint-3

Drypoint and Chine-collé, 4.375″ x 3″ (image size)

drypoint-4-1

Drypoint and Chine-collé, 4.375″ x 3″ (image size)

drypoint-5

Drypoint, 4.375″ x 3″ (image size)

Print Garden 2

Silskscreen prints, 14″ x 11″ each

 

Cyanotypes

London's Flora I

London’s Flora I: Purple-headed Sneezeweed, Lance-leaved Goldenrod, Common Milkweed, 2018, Cyanotype on hand-coated Canva Paper, 9” x 12”

Untitled 1

Untitled, 2018, Cyanotype on hand-coated Canva Paper, 9” x 12”

Goat's Beard

Aruncus dioicus (Goatsbeard), 2018, Cyanotype on hand-coated Watercolour Paper, 29.5” x 22”

Goats beard

Tragopogon porrifolius, 2018, Cyanotype on hand-coated Bockingford Paper, 19.75” x 14.75”

False Solomon's Seal

Maianthemum racemosum (False Solomon’s Seal), 2018, Cyanotype on hand-coated Watercolour Paper, 9” x 12”

wild red raspberry

Rubus idaeus  (Wild Red Raspberry), 2018, Cyanotype on hand-coated BFK Rives Paper, 17” x 13”

Brown-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia triloba  (Brown-eyed Susan), 2018, Cyanotype on hand-coated Paper, 17.75” x 11”

Canada Goldenrod

Solidago canadensis (Canada Goldenrod), 2018, Cyanotype on hand-coated Watercolour Paper, 9” x 12”

Bladder Campion and others

Silene vulgaria (Bladder Campion), Linaria vulgaris (Butter and Eggs), and a grass, 2018, Cyanotype on hand-coated Watercolour Paper, 12” x 7.38”

Saint John's Wort 2

Hypericum perforatum (Common Saint John’s Wort), 2018, Cyanotype on hand-coated Watercolour Paper, 12” x 7.38”

Red Clover  Fleabane

Left: Trifolium pratense (Red Clover), 2018, Cyanotype on machine coated paper, 7” x 5”

Right: Erigeron annuus (Annual Fleabane), 2018, Cyanotype on machine coated paper, 7” x 5”

Burdock   Chicory

Left: Arcticum minus (Common Burdock), 2018, Cyanotype on machine coated paper, 5” x 3.5”

Right: Cichorum intybus (Common Chicory), 2018, Cyanotype on machine coated paper, 5” x 3.5”

Jewelweed  Deadly Nightshade

Left: Impatiens capensis  (Jewelweed), 2018, Cyanotype on hand-coated Watercolour Paper, 9” x 12”

Right: Atropa belladonna (Deadly Nightshade), 2018, Cyanotype on machine coated paper, 5” x 3.5”

 

 

SOLTI-2017-Center

Center, 2017, colour brush pen on digital print, 14″ x 8.5″

SOLTI-2017-Twisted Plans

Twisted Plans, 2017, colour brush pen on digital print, 14″ x 8.5″

SOLTI-2017-Levitation

Levitation, 2017, colour brush pen on digital print, 8.5″ x 14″

SOLTI-2017-Conversation

Conversation, 2017, colour brush pen on digital print, 8.5″ x 14″

 

GS_Untitled
Untitled, 2016
colour brush pen on digital print, 20.25″ x 17.25″

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Honeytrap, 2015
colour brush pen on digital print, 11″ x 8.5″

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Levitation, 2015
colour brush pen on digital print, 8.5″ x 11″

12GS2015void
Void, 2015
colour brush pen on digital print, 8.5″ x 11″

All about Labour

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All about Labour, silk/rayon tablecloth, 80" x 120"
each text silkscreened by hand individually

The weeks before the exhibition Sisyphus is Happy opened, I asked people with whom I worked closely in the last two years and who witnessed my intense long-term preoccupation with labour (artistic and otherwise) to send me an excerpt from a published text (poem, philosophical treatise, story, snappy quote, etc.) that they associate with their own thinking about labour, very broadly interpreted. I silkscreened the texts individually on two tablecloths to cover two tables in the gallery during the closing reception. Each tablecloth is 80” x 120” large.

I baked fresh Hungarian treats for the reception May 23. It was a fun experience to read (privately or collaboratively) all the various texts (ranging from an Ikea assembly instruction for a side table to a poem by Seamus Heaney to a clever quote from Chuck Close or another from Emil Zola, and many more. This was my laboriously produced final work (and “souvenir” for me) in the graduate program on the subject (labour) that I was most interested in exploring in the last two years.

Going forward, as part of my print practice, I intend to combine printmaking, labour, and homemade/artisanal food in a performative way that meaningfully engages the community.

Illuminations

Illuminations
Illuminations, 2014
hand-sanded diamond lapping films in various colours and grits, 3” x 6” each, rear video projection loop

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Installation view of Illuminations in the exhibition Sisyphus is Happy, Artlab Gallery, 2014

Individual video projections can be seen here:
Illumination I: https://vimeo.com/97005300
Illumination II: https://vimeo.com/97006310
Illumination III: https://vimeo.com/97006545

 

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Work #225, 2014, hand-sanded silicon carbide microfinishing film, 33″ x 74″ (shown on studio wall and free standing)

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Work #225, 2014, (detail)

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Work #225, 2014, (detail)