"Time is a river that sweeps me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger which destroys me, but I am the tiger: it is a fire which consumes me, but I am the fire." (Jorge Luis Borges)
John Salvi, UNCAGED, 2018, digital transfer, image 17 X 11 1in., Hannemuhle Copperplate Warm, sheet 22 X 15in.
John Salvi, Butterfly Down- #1, 2019, [suite of prints #1 - #7], digital pigment transfer, image 17 X 11 in., Hannemuhle Copperplate Warm, sheet 22 X 15 in.
John Salvi, España, 2018, pigment transfer, image 11 X 17 in., Hannemuhle Copperplate Warm, sheet 15 X 22 in.
John Salvi, UNCAGED, 2018, digital transfer, image 17 X 11 in., Hannemuhle Copperplate Warm, sheet 22 X 15in.
John Salvi, MOON SUITE - Red [3 print suite: Red, Green, Purple], 2019, digital pigment transfer, image each 11 X 17 in., Hannemuhle Copperplate Warm, sheet each 15 X 22in.
John Salvi, FISH BELLY, 2019, monotype: glass plate,& linoleum cut, with ink & acrylic, 14 X 11 in., Hannemuhle Copperplate Warm.
John Salvi, Dreaming in Cyan at Versaille, 2016, digital polymer lithograph, image 18 in. X 24 in., sheet 22 in .X 30 in.Part of Series : LLUMINATION - ANTIQUE
Monoprints, monotypes, & colographs are unique. Multiples are in small editions ,up to six, each signed and numbered.
John Salvi, PHLOGISTON, 2016, monotypes with colograph on Somerset Velvet Cream, sheet, 22 X 15 in. Additional monotypes, and unique ,one-of-a-kind colographs available, please inquire - CONTACT
John Salvi, BALLOON SHACK - 3/6, 2016, four color, digital *polymer lithograph, 11 X 15 in., Hannemuhle Copperplate Warm. Additional digital polymer images, color variations, and sizes available, Please inquire - CONTACT.
John Salvi, CLAMOR, 2019, glass plate monotype, ink & acrylic, sheet 14 X 11 in., Hannemuhle Copperplate Warm.
Additional monoprint edition variations. Numbered and Artist Proofs, available from 2019 ASL Portfolio Project. Please inquire - CONTACT.
Hand pulled, four color, digital polymer lithography.
John Salvi, ILLUMINATION - MODERN, 2016, two color, *polymer lithograph, BFK Rives, sheet 30 X 22 in. Additional image variations, ie., chandelier, etc., available.
John Salvi, PÂTE DE VERRE - Red/Blue, edition of six, 2016, four color, *polymer lithograph, BFK Rives, sheet 30 X 22 in. Additional color variation - blue/yellow, edition of six, available.
Various printmaking processes, from: colograph to monotype; and incorporated techniques, such as embossing, linocut, and stamping.
John Salvi, TAPESTRY, 2017, sheet, 22 X 30 in.
Additional VARIATIONS: various color image, paper types & sizes are available, please inquire - CONTACT.
John Salvi, GRANADA - #1, 2018, colograph, sheet, 18 X 24 in.
Additional colographs: various color image, paper types & sizes are available, please inquire - CONTACT.
John Salvi, Untitled, 2017, hand embellished with: stamping, and impasto ink additions to monotype, 22 X30 in.
Additional variations on color and layered embellishment are available, at varying sizes & price points, please inquire - CONTACT.
Large topographic maps,rescued and repurposed as substrate for prints; combining the faded grey, of the once 'blue print' maps with: new color, life, verve...and continuance.
Repurposing a treasure trove of found topographical maps of NJ, PA, and DL as backdrops with the embellishment of color, forms and aerial overlays.
Condors soar over a landscape that presumes: thermals to ride, and prey to find.
Temperatures of concentrated life giving off the vibrations of thermal existence.
My message to the science naysayers:
SO MUCH FOR GOP NONSENSE: 'NO SUCH THiING AS GLOBAL WARMING,' and 'WHAT CLIMATE CHANGE?'
Area 72 meant something special in this map layout. It is a mystery today, but once had significance .That significance has been locked into the map creator's drawing. Bomb site? Area to be detonated? Military stockpile? Refuge, sanctuary, HOPE!
The stained glass saint represents WISDOM. She gazes down from the sky to the topography below. Is she radiating wisdom to the inhabitants below; or pining at the lack of wise living that she sees? Arrows direct our eye into the cycle of observation, and awareness, leading us back to wisdom.
* my polymer lithography plates are imaged from my color-separated, digital images. MY FOUR, SINGLE-COLOR-PLATES ARE THEN INKED, BY Hnd, with oil bASE INK. hand-pulled, print EDITIONS are printed ON FINE ART PAPER at the art students league of New York.
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