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Paul Scott’s Valuable Lessons, Arteidolia, December 2019

Paul Scott’s Valuable Lesson

Arteidolia

by Lyn Horton, December 2019

“Artists are compelled in days, months and years of global confusion to apply their own language to construct their individual perspectives for the purpose of clarifying and pointing out for an audience, most often specifically, what is happening.

Ceramic artist, an Englishman from Cumbria, Paul Scott has seized upon the opportunity to fulfill that purpose. Scott is thoroughly versed in the history and the studio actualization of transferware. Transferware is so close to our existence that we can barely notice it. It is the art form that has become the “souvenir” to make memories of places tangible. These objects can be collected and displayed to document one’s travels, experiences, and predilections…”

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Paul Scott, “Scott’s Cumbrian Blue(s), New American Scenery, Belle Island Bridge, Detroit” 2019, in-glaze screen print (decal) on salvaged Syracuse China with pearlware glaze, 11 x 11 x 1″.

KURT WEISER, Berkshire Eagle, December 6, 2019

For Kurt Weiser, his art is anything but black and white

by Jennifer Huberdeau

December 6th, 2019

 

Kurt Weiser is no stranger to insomnia.

He’s also not one to complain about sleepless nights, as that is when he’s most productive.

“It’s hard to sleep when there’s too much to think about. It’s easy to stay awake and work,” Weiser said during a recent phone interview with The Eagle.

Naming his latest exhibition, “Insomnia,” now on view at Ferrin Contemporary, only seemed fitting to the ceramicist, who spent the last 30 years filling sketchbooks with the black and white drawings that appear on the porcelain vessels and accompanying linoleum-cut prints in the show….”

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Kurt Weiser, “Insomnia”, 2019, installation view, Ferrin Contemporary.

CRYSTAL MOREY, The Berkshire Eagle, September 20, 2019

An intersection of two passions: art history and nature. Pop surrealist Crystal Morey makes east coast debut.

by Jennifer Huberdeau, September 20, 2019

“I hope that when people see my work, they think about that, how we’re impacting the land, the animals and the water. Hopefully, it creates some empathy for those creatures and spaces.” – Morey

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STEPHANIE ZOLLSHAN — THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE
Crystal Morey’s Venus on the Waves exhibition of porcelain sculptures is on display at the Ferrin Contemporary Gallery in North Adams from September 21 through November 2. Thursday, September 19, 2019.

Mara Superior in “ART FOR DARTMOUTH: CELEBRATING THE 250TH”, August 31, 2019 – January 12, 2020.

Art for Dartmouth: Celebrating the 250th

On view from August 31, 2019 –January 12, 2020.
Hood Museum of Art , Hanover, NH

Dartmouth now has a beautiful structure for displaying art—everything from Japanese netsuke to enormous contemporary paintings look great in our new galleries. With Art for Dartmouth: Celebrating the 250th, the Hood Museum has sought to channel the bounty of goodwill that made the building renovation possible into renewed enthusiasm for the art collection at the heart of the museum. As part of this initiative over the past few years, the Hood Museum has received numerous gifts of true significance to the collection. Many of these will be featured throughout the fall of 2019 to celebrate the continuing passion of Dartmouth for the arts and of our alumni for their beloved college.

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Mara Superior’s “Angelo Da Vendemmia—Castle Vase”, 2002, High-fired porcelain, ceramic oxides, underglaze, glaze. Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Kohler Foundation, Inc.; 2019.14.2 “Art for Dartmouth: Celebrating the 250th”, August 31, 2019 –January 12, 2020.

 

 

Flora/Fauna, The Chautauquan Daily, July 24th, 2019

“‘Flora/Fauna’ Showcases Contemporary Ceramic Art”

by Elanor Bishop, July 24, 2019

“(The artists’) goal is not to produce a perfectly pouring teapot,” said Leslie Ferrin, Ferrin Contemporary director. “Their use of familiar forms … allows them as artists to deliver individual messages about environmentalism and shared global concerns.”

Judy Barie, Susan and John Turben Director of Visual Art Chautauqua Institute Galleries, worked with Ferrin to put together the show.

“(Barie) chose these three artists to feature in this exhibition,” Ferrin said. “The connecting thread was their common interests in portrayals of flora and fauna.”…

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‘Flora/Fauna’ Showcases Contemporary Ceramic Art

by Elanor Bishop

July 24, 2019

Flora/Fauna, Chautauqua Institution, 2019, Installation view, Images courtesy of ALEXANDER WADLEY/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER at The Chautauquan

‘Composing Form’ in Stowe Today, July 18, 2019

‘Exposed.’ stays close to home

by Caleigh Cross | Stowe Reporter

July 18, 2019.

“Composing Form” at the Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT

“It’s really a broad sampling of contemporary ceramic work, ranging from abstract to figurative,” Moore said. Artists hail from Estonia, China, Vermont and Puerto Rico, among other places in the U.S.              

-Cross referring to Executive Director Rachel Moore

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LAUREN MABRY, The Boston Globe, June 1, 2019

The Boston Globe

The Ticket: What Happening in the local arts world

by Cate McQuaid

June 1, 2019

“Mabry’s radiantly abstract ceramics, covered with effusive gestures and protuberances dripping with colorful goop, look like pure play. In fact, they’re the product of scientific research and experiments concerning the fusion points between clay and glaze and the threshold between liquid and solid.”

-Cate McQuaid

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Lauren Mabry, “Molten Veil (Tall)”, 2019, red earthenware, slips, glaze, 15.5 x 10 x 3.5″.