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The Art of Maksheyfe Besalel

Photo © Jessica Laudadio 2020

ELEPHANT SKIN
Touche wash and litho crayon matrix
Study from Thai film “Tom Yum Goong,"
dir. Prachya Pinkaew.
2019.

ROOTING
Pressure print on Vandercook SP20 proofing press.
14 x 20 in
2016.

ANIMALS
2 color screen print on cotton weave.
6 x 8 in
2014.

X OF SWORDS
2 color screen print from cut paper matrix.
8.5 x 11 in
2017.

DEATH IN THE FAMILY
Lithograph with touche wash and autographic ink.
11 x 15 in
2019.

Juried print exhibition (2019). Rosenberg Gallery, Baltimore, MD.

3AM
Trace monoprint on metallic paper.
24 x 36 in
2015.

REFUGE
Varied edition chine colle on Rives BFK, Okawara.
10 x 14 in
2020.

Advanced Printmaking Salon (2020).
1515 W Mt Royal Ave. Baltimore, MD.

WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHIES
Relief print on Stonehenge.
10 x 12 in
2017.

WINDOW DRESSING
PVC relief print on Okawara with chine colle.
12 x 12 in
2020.

SOW
5 layer screen print on Bristol.
10 x 10 in
2014.

MATOK
Hand embroidery on cotton muslin.
8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in

Spot illustrations for digital prayer book
2020.

THESE PIECES ARE CURRENTLY BEING AUCTIONED TO BENEFIT THE HINENU BALTIMORE MOBILIZATION & JUSTICE COMMITTEE AND LOCAL BAIL FUNDS

EXHUMATION
Crochet, Felted Wool Roving
Found Object Installation
60 x 38 in

Juried Fiber Arts Exhibition (2020).
Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore, MD.

WEAVING SAMPLE SCARF
Cotton Yarn woven on floor loom
TK in

DESPERATELY
Freehand embroidery and stumpwork.
12 x 12 in on cotton cloth
2016.

SIMCHA
Baby naming gift. Embroidery with variegated thread detail.
12 x 12 in on linen cloth
2020.

OCTOPUS
Ghost Monoprint Serigraphy on Cotton Weave
5 1/2 x 8 in butcher paper matrix
on 36 x 48 in cloth

ART MUSEUM
Embroidered text on frame loom weaving.
24 x 50 in
2016.

GRIEFGROWTH
Cross stitch animation on sticky notes.
4 x 4 in.
2016.

P'RI HAARETZ
Beadwork, metallic printing paste on hand-dyed cotton with Thiourea dioxide spot reduction.
Process work for טַלִּית prayer shawl.
7 x 4 in detail.

UPCYCLED SPINNING
Cheesecloth, deconstructed T-shirt.
2016.

L'DOR VADOR
Hammock crocheted from my grandmother's yarn collection.
18 x 60 in
2015.

STUDY OF WRESTLER TANAHASHI HIROSHI
Ink on ARCHES drawing paper.
9 x 12 in
2019.

PRIDE PATCH
Hand-embroidered DMC thread, metallic thread, beads on canvas.
9 x 12 in.

SANCTUARY
Earthen bisqueware (unglazed).
10.5 x 7 x 5 in.