What had originated as consistent small doodles as a child, has over time developed into numerous organic abstract drawings in colored and metallic pencil. Now as a true typophile, with many years of experience working in print publishing, I have decided to try antique newspaper as my canvas (The Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, 1871, salvaged pages from a crumbling stack). The newspaper pages have been cut into new square compositions, highlighting new typographic arrangements and contexts, and my drawings intermingle with the vintage printing.
Gaby Heit comes from a family of exhibiting and teaching artists in New York, and is currently teaching at the University of the Arts and showing her work at various venues in Philadelphia. Professionally, Gaby works as an art/photo director and graphic designer, and has 15 years of experience in print publishing.