PAPRIKA
Assimilation Upholstery Project
2017
chairs, tablecloth, paprika

Window installation at Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA
Assimilation Upholstery Project
2017
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA paprika, glue, postcard
Proposal for Washington, DC: Iwo Jima
1992
paprika, glue, postcard
4" x 6"

Part of a series of postcards from Washington, DC where I grew up.
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA photograph
Out of the Mouths of Babes - Portrait
1994
photograph
8" x 10"

I have adopted paprika as my art material, combining my grandparent's Hungarian heritage with my own artistic ambition.
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA wooden bench, paprika
Out of the Mouths of Babes - Bench
1994
wooden bench, paprika
18" x 32" x 16"

The seat cushion is made of 15 pounds of paprika. No adhesive is used.
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA Plexiglass, paprika
Arriving at Ellis Island
1995
Plexiglass, paprika
14" x 22" x 7"
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA paprika stains on foamcore
Placemat
1996
paprika stains on foamcore
18" x 14"

Stains remained visible for 2-3 weeks.
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA 20' table, linen, place setting, paprika
Banquet
1997
20' table, linen, place setting, paprika
20' x 30" x 30"

Presented at One Night Stand, San Francisco.
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA table, damask fabric, paprika
Tablecloth
1997
table, damask fabric, paprika
44" x 65" x 32"

Exhibited at Gallery Oboy, San Francisco.
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA damask fabric, paprika
Tablecloth - detail
1997
damask fabric, paprika
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA Banquet table, tablecloth, place settings, paprika
Gala
1998
Banquet table, tablecloth, place settings, paprika
72" x 30"

Presented at Open Spaces, Sebastapol Center for the Arts, Sebastapol, California.
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA mixed media with paprika
Gala - detail
1998
mixed media with paprika
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA wooden storage locker, chairs, plexiglass, paprika
Annex with viewer
1999
wooden storage locker, chairs, plexiglass, paprika
5' x 8' x 8'
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA
Annex - detail
1999

Sources:
Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days
Walter de Maria’s Earth Room
Ethel Feig’s roast chicken
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA paprika, hotel linen and pillows
Red Bed Spread
2004
paprika, hotel linen and pillows
site specific installation

Presented at LA Scope, The Standard Hotel, Los Angeles, CA.
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA paprika, bed linen
Red Bed Spread - detail
2004
paprika, bed linen
Martha Schlitt PAPRIKA wood, paprika
Chair Assimilation
2016
wood, paprika
34" x 17" x 18"

Presented at Indivisible, Portland, OR.
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