is a revolutionary and versatile method of printmaking where you can
create an etching or photo-etching plate using solar energy, developing
the image with water. Explore the unique sensitivity of solarplate,
a non-acid, non-toxic method that can produce extraordinary results.
This technique is a wonderful process for painters, mixed-media, and
photo-based artists to create fine art limited edition prints and installations.
Dan Welden invented this great method and wrote the comprehensive book
about it, published a few years ago by Watson-Guptill. Limited to 8
WELDAN / JULIO VALDEZ
Dan Welden has been working with solarplate printmaking
since he created the technique in 1972. As a printmaker and painter
he has had over 50 International and solo exhibitions in museums and galleries. As a Master Printmaker
he has collaborated and/or printed for many prominent artists including
Lynda Benglis, Louisa Chase, Eric Fischl, Ibram Lassaw,
David Salle, and Esteban Vincente.
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