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Kirsten Stolle

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20161125132405-ceremonial_necklace_for_the_undocumented_construction_worker__300_
Ceremonial Necklace for the Undocumented Construction Worker, 2015 Collage, Glitter on Paper 30" X 22" © Kirsten Stolle
20161125131032-gilded_crown_for_the_undocumented_contruction_worker__72_
Gilded Crown for the Undocumented Construction Worker, 2015 Collage, Glitter on Paper 22" X 15 © Kirsten Stolle
20161125131103-necklace_of_adornment_for_the_immigrant_farmworker__72_
Necklace of Adornment for the Immigrant Farmworker, 2015 Collage, Glitter on Paper 22" X 15 © Kirsten Stolle
20161125131130-ceremonial_choker_for_the_day_laborer_300_
Ceremonial Choker for the Day Laborer, 2015 Collage, Glitter on Paper 22" X 15 © Kirsten Stolle
20161125131049-medal_of_honor_for_the_landscape_gardener_72_
Medal of Honor for the Landscape Gardener, 2015 Collage, Glitter on Paper 22" X 15 © Kirsten Stolle
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AP6, 2014 Collage on Paper 30" X 22" Inches © Kirsten Stolle
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AP8, 2014 Collage on Paper 30" X 22" Inches © Kirsten Stolle
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AP1, 2014 Collage on Paper 30' X 22" Inches © Kirsten Stolle
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AP3, 2014 Collage on Paper 30" X 22" Inches © Kirsten Stolle
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AP9, 2014 Collage on Paper 30" X 22" Inches © Kirsten Stolle
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AP2, 2014 Collage on Paper 30" X 22" Inches © Kirsten Stolle
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AP4, 2014 Collage on Paper 30" X 22" Inches © Kirsten Stolle
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AP7, 2014 Collage on Paper 30" X 22" Inches © Kirsten Stolle
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AP5, 2014 Collage on Paper 30" X 22" Inches © Kirsten Stolle
20130919193719-4_52newchemicals
52 New Chemicals, 2013 Collage, 1947 Smith, Barney & Co. Magazine Advertisement 10.25" X 13" Inches © kirsten stolle
20140825121711-1_stollek-protectingitsowntail
Protecting Its Own Tail, 2013 Collage, 1963 Monsanto Magazine Advertisement 11 X 8.25 Inches © Kirsten Stolle
20140825150804-littleman_cafe
Little Man...what now?, 2013 Collage, 1944 Monsanto Magazine Advertisement 12.75 X 10.25 Inches © Kirsten Stolle
20140825144757-shiner_300_reduced
Shiner Collage, 1942 Monsanto Magazine Advertisement 13.75 X 11 Inches © Kirsten Stolle
20140825153211-this_war_is_different_cafe
This War Is Different, 2013 Collage, 1942 Monsanto Magazine Advertisement 12.75 X 10.25 Inches © Kirsten Stolle
20140825150004-itshouldn_thappen_300_reduced
It Shouldn't Happen, 2013 Collage, 1947 Monsanto Magazine Advertisement 12 X 10 Inches © Kirsten Stolle
20140825152015-5_stollek-war_in_paradise
War in Paradise, 2013 Collage, 1945 Shell Magazine Advertisement 12.75 X 10.25 Inches © Kirsten Stolle
20140825152817-2_stolle_makeinsectprofit
Make Insect Profit, 2013 Collage, 1946 IMC Magazine Advertisement 12 X 8.5 Inches © Kirsten Stolle
20121114124632-dustgun
Dust Gun, 2012 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 30 X 22 © Kirsten Stolle
20121114124804-handsprayer
Hand Sprayer, 2012 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 30 X 22 © Kirsten Stolle
20121114124932-wheelbarrowsprayer
Wheel Barrow Sprayer, 2012 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 30 X 22 © Kirsten Stolle
20121114125132-weedone32
Weedone 32, 2012 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 30 X 22 © Kirsten Stolle
20121114124503-backpacksprayer
Backpack Sprayer, 2012 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 30 X 22 © Kirsten Stolle
20161126123957-2__4-d_gene_disruptor_72dpi__henco
2, 4-D Gene Disruptor, 2012 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 30 X 22 © Kirsten Stolle
20161126123002-filtrum_dithrombocyte_72dpi__henco
Filtrum DiThrombocyte, 2011 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 22 X 16
20161126123223-cateanvirus_henco_72
Catena Virus, 2011 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 22 X 16
20161126123409-diantlia_germen_72dpi__henco
Diantlia German, 2011 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 22 X 16
20161126123445-flagella_isabellinus_72dpi__henco
Flagella Isabellinus, 2011 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 22 X 16
20161126123521-hepatoglyphosate_henco_72
Hepato Glyphosate, 2011 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 22 X 16
20161126123611-pt_72dpi__henco
Pulmo Tumefacians, 2011 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 22 X 16
20161126123722-spinia_coccum_72dpi__henco
Spinium Coccum, 2011 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 22 X 16 © Kirsten Stolle
20161126122900-navi_viridescens_72dpi__henco
Navi Viridescens, 2011 Gouache, Graphite, Collage on Paper 22 X 16
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Colum Enneaphyllis, 2009 Wax, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite, Collage on Ragboard 30x22
Quick Facts
Lives in
Marshall, NC
Works in
Marshall, NC
Tags
genetically commodified, genetic engineering, GMO, monsanto, abstract, mixed-media, surrealism
Upcoming Exhibitions and Events
Feb, 2017
Jan, 2017
Statement

STATEMENT

My work examines the influence of chemical companies on our food supply, and considers the connection between corporate interests and public health.  I create collages, text-based works and site-responsive installations exploring the complex relationship between economy and ecology.

Underpinning my work is a strong research-based practice grounded in the investigation of corporate propaganda, environmental politics and biotechnology. Using source materials such as vintage medical books, 20th century agricultural magazines, archival photographs, USDA promotional videos, and mid-century print advertisements, my work critiques the prevailing narrative.

 

BIO

Kirsten Stolle was raised in Massachusetts, lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for 19 years, and currently lives in Western North Carolina. Kirsten is a visual artist working in the mediums of drawing and mixed media and has most recently explored installation and sound environments.  Her work is included in the permanent collections of the San Jose Museum of Art, (San Jose, CA), Crocker Art Museum, (Sacramento, CA), and the Minneapolis Institute of Art, (Minneapolis, MN). 

 

Exhibitions include NOME Gallery (Berlin, Germany), The Turchin Center for Visual Arts/Appalachian State University (NC), University of North Carolina (NC), Duke University/Power Plant Gallery (NC), Torpedo Factory (VA), Roos Arts (NY), San Jose Museum of Art (CA), William King Museum (VA), Monterey Museum of Art (CA), Crocker Art Museum(CA), Hunterdon Museum of Art (NJ), Truman State University (MO), Tweed Museum of Art (MN), Riverside Art Museum (CA), Triton Museum of Art (CA), Dolby Chadwick Gallery (CA), Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, (NYC) and Jonathan Ferrara Gallery (LA).

Her work has been published in Made In Mind Magazine (Italy), Poetry Magazine, Vhcle Magazine (CA), DIALOGIST, Slice (NYC), Manifest International Drawing Annual (INDA 7), New American Paintings (MA), Ignatian Literary Magazine (CA), ElevenEleven (CA) and Hayden’s Ferry Review (AZ), Spolia Literary Magazine (NYC). She is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, a Dave Bown Project Award, as well as grants from the San Francisco Arts Commission, Artists’ Fellowship Inc., Puffin Foundation, Change Inc., and the Creative Capacity Fund. She has been awarded residencies at the Ucross Foundation, Willapa Bay AiR, Millay Colony, Blue Mountain Center, Oregon College of Arts & Crafts, Spiro Arts Center, Anderson Center, and Ballinglen Arts Foundation.

Stolle received a BA in Visual Arts from Framingham State College, and completed studies at Richmond College (London, England) and Massachusetts College of Art (Boston, MA).