Margaret Saliske – Recent Work
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I am interested in manipulating how we see the natural world and man made objects that reside in it. How structure can alter depth of field and create a new setting for what is familiar.
I use photographic images of landscapes, architecture and industrial sites. The landscapes, though flat photographic images, become 3 dimensional again by cutting, folding, creating new planes and spaces that juxtapose the natural imagery.
Most recently I have become interested in how architecture and industrial structures are situated in the landscape and have been photographing sites, then removing, reiterating and reimagining elements in a new format . They are abstracted yet still relate to the initial image generating a new space devoid of landscape.
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Bio: Margaret Saliske lived and worked in New York City until moving to the Hudson River Valley in 1989. Recent group exhibitions include Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz NY; Opalka Gallery, Albany NY, Graficas Gallery, Nantucket MA; Carrie Haddad Photographs and Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson NY. Saliske has been represented by Stafford Contemporary and Graficas Gallery. She has a B.A. degree from Bennington College and attended the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program in Studio Art.
Saliske’s current sculptures use digital photography to insert both known and ambiguous objects, shapes and space into the photographed landscape or still life.
REPRESENTATION AND SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:
2017 “Undercurrents” The River As Metaphor, Samual Dorsky Museun of Art New Paltz, NY
2011-2015 Represented by Graficus Gallery Nantucket, Ma.
2011: “ 34th Photography Regional” Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY
2011: “Margaret Saliske Tony Thompson” Graficas, Nantucket, Ma.
2010-2013 Represented by Stafford Contemporary
2010: “Contemporary Photography” Graficas, Nantucket Ma.
2010: “Photo Deconstructions” Carrie Haddad Photographs, Hudson, NY
2009: “Recent Work”Carrie Haddad Photographs, Hudson, NY
2008: “Photo Sculptures” Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY
2005: “Waves of Light” Pocket Book Factory, Hudson, NY