The First Art Newspaper on the Net    Established in 1996 Friday, January 27, 2023


Bitter Sweet moments highlighted pottery exhibition by artist Laurie Carretta Scupp
Bitter|Sweet, a series of 32 ceramic pottery pieces crafted by artist Laurie Carretta Scupp.



NEW YORK, NY.- The Garment District Alliance announced the latest in its ongoing series of public art exhibits, showcasing Bitter|Sweet, a series of 32 ceramic pottery pieces crafted by artist Laurie Carretta Scupp.

Created during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020, Bitter|Sweet presents a series of emotionally connected stories in clay, representing the ‘bittersweet’ moments during isolation. Located in a street-level window at 215 West 38th Street, the free exhibit is accessible to the public through December 4th. The installation is part of the Garment District Space for Public Art program, which showcases artists in unusual locations and over 17 years has produced more than 200 installations, exhibits and performances.




“We’re proud to present Laurie’s thought-provoking exhibit as part of our series of public art installations this fall,” said Barbara A. Blair, president of the Garment District Alliance. “This exhibition features wonderful pieces that represent feelings and emotions everyone can relate to, and we encourage the community to view BitterISweet when visiting the Garment District.”

Through the exhibition’s glass walls, viewers are invited to observe a setting of safety and comfort, adorned with pieces that elicit home, including ceramic cups, bowls, butter dishes and decorative artwork on the wall. Through soft curves, a warm palette, and familiar designs, Scupp’s creations provide a welcoming impression, but prolonged viewing reveals incongruous elements, unusual glazes and precarious placements. The contrasting elements throughout the scene reflect the feelings of comfort Scupp’s family enjoyed together at home, juxtaposed against the fear and anxiety felt from the pandemic.

Based in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Scupp began studying ceramics in 2015 and discovered a passion to create with clay. She employs both the potter’s wheel and hand building techniques to produce ceramic sculptures and functional works that are deeply inspired by fairytales, folklore, and myths.

The Garment District is home to diverse business sectors from technology to hospitality and includes thousands of people working in the creative economy, including fine and performing artists, designers, architects, photographers and more than a hundred theaters, galleries, performance spaces and studios.










Today's News

October 13, 2022

Behind every monarch, an art alliance

"Tal R: The Forest in My Eyebrow" opens at Tim Van Laere Gallery in Antwerp

RISD Museum announces return of Benin bronze

Frick to present exhibition of major acquisitions this fall

Threshold: An exhibition of paintings by Eric Aho opens at DC Moore Gallery

Hôtel Lambert: Stellar results for contents of Paris' most beautiful residence

Ming Dynasty chair makes record $16 million in Sotheby's Hong Kong Auction

Storm King Art Center appoints Eric Booker to the role of Associate Curator

Nara Roesler debuts "Lines of Abstraction" at 181 Fremont's Gallery 181

Seattle Art Museum transforms its American Art Galleries

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art opens three fall exhibitions

The Belvedere opens an exhibition of works by Rona Pondick

Baltimore Museum of Art appoints Lara Yeager-Crasselt as Curator of European Painting and Sculpture

Innovative Jewish Center designed by Landau Zinder celebrates grand opening, serves an evolving community

Kavi Gupta opens a solo exhibition of new paintings by Miya Ando

Stephen Friedman Gallery is presenting a solo exhibition by Caroline Coon

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum opens a new exhibition by vanessa german

'Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration' now open at Brown University

American LA based artist presents Visions in Motion Art Installation at the DMZ in South Korea

Harkawik now representing Calliope Pavlides, John Seal and Katarina Janečková Walshe

MTA Arts & Design permanent public artwork by Shawna X features vibrant glass and geometric metal railings

Bitter Sweet moments highlighted pottery exhibition by artist Laurie Carretta Scupp

Baber's "Swirl of Sounds - Wind, Rock and Sun" leads Moran's "She Made It" sale

Central Wharf Park exhibits new installatioin "Five Marble Leaves" by international artist Claudia Comte

How to Keep Your Furry Friend Happy and Healthy: 6 Tips

These casino titles have the best artwork in the business!

Logomaker Small Business Blog

5 Proven Benefits of Breathwork For The Artist's Mind

How to invoice like a pro

Travel With Ease and Comfort in Dubai With Luxury Car Rental

Top 5 Art Galleries For Tourists In The United States

New Jersey and New York - The Hubs of Art and Entertainment!

How to Use Animation in Graphic Design to Create Stunning Visuals




Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

sa gaming free credit

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site Parroquia Natividad del Señor
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful