Last summer, artist Andrea Clark held her New York city exhibiton debut with No Truth, No Lies in the Jane Hartsook Gallery at Greenwich House Pottery (July 9 – August 7, 2015). The gallery states that the exhibition was a culmination of 10-months of work while Clark was in residence there.
Clark (born in 1990) received her BFA from the University of Kentucky in 2013. She’s since exhibited in Seattle, Cincinnati, Michigan, Kentucky and the Netherlands. She told her home newspaper:
“I researched artists in residencies in the United States. I needed more time to be working on my own work. A residency is a great place to do that,” she said. “It gives you unlimited time and focus. The fact that it was in New York City and in the center of the art world made it interesting. The ceramic world is really small.”
The gallery states of her work:
An artist originally from Kentucky, Andrea was selected by a three person panel to participate in Greenwich House Pottery’s ten month resident artist program. This exhibition showcases the work that she has produced during her time here. It highlights her delicate, varied ceramic experimentations in form, color, texture, and light. Over her tenure at GHP Andrea sourced materials and experimented with scale, surface, and technique to create some truly unexpected pieces.
Clark said the exhibition focused on objects that were made out of folded paper and painted with porcelain. You’ll notice some of her milk cartons in the exhibition photographs. The intersection of paper and porcelain is something we’re fond of at cfile.daily.
Clark states of the show:
“My current work concentrates on constructing objects out of folded paper painted with porcelain. Through this intricate process of making, I re-familiarize myself with the object. By reducing it to a permanent, solid, material form I seek to release the object’s immaterial essence. I perceive the end of my time at Greenwich House Pottery as the beginning of my experimentation with the essence of objects.”
We hope that’s the case as this young artist sets out on a promising career.
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