Interpreting the Cup

“The mere chink of cups and saucers tunes the mind to happy repose,” wrote English novelist George Robert Gissing. The sentiment could not be more true at Crimson Laurel Gallery’s upcoming show Interpreting the Cup: Process, Influence and Intent

Curated by Jason Bige Burnett, the exhibit features more than 375 cups from 80 ceramic artists. The vessels run the gamut from traditional to experimental. From Day of the Dead skeletons to a bespeckled scientist holding a beaker, there’s something for both utilitarian and art collectors alike.

The exhibition will open on Nov. 5 and remain through Dec. 31. An artist reception will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. at 23 Crimson Laurel Way in Bakersville. Works are available for purchase online as well, starting at midnight on Nov. 4.

Participating artists include:

Tom Spleth, David Eichelberger, Ayumi Horie, Brad Schwieger, Kenyon Hansen, Elisa Helland-Hansen, Kristen Kieffer, Kathy King, Michael Kline, Jerilyn Virden, Courtney Martin, Courtney Murphy, Andy Shaw, Mikey Walsh, Kari Radasch, Lindsay Rogers, Benjamin Carter, Lana Wilson, Joe Pintz, Tammy Marinuzzi, Posey Bacopoulos, Israel Davis, Erik Scollon, Amy Santoferraro, Ted Adler, Lindsay Oesterritter, Deborah Schwartzkopf, Matt Long, Susan Feagin, Gillian Parke, Ronan Kyle Peterson, Emily Reason, Nicholas Bivins, Michael Corney, Nick Joerling, Shawn OConner, Emily Schroeder, Meredith Host, Justin Rothshank, Paul Donnelly, Matt Kelleher, Shoko Teruyama, Liz Zlot Summerfield, Jeff Campana, Jennifer Allen, Mark Errol, Bryan Hopkins, Kyle Carpenter, Ryan McKerley, Pattie Chalmers, Kelly McKibben Harro, Judith Duff, Naomi Cleary, Brooke Noble, Mike Jabbur, Triesch Voelker, Andrew Gilliat, Jenny Mendes, John Simmons, Ron Meyers, James Tingey, Annette Gates, Jason Bige Burnett, John Britt, Martina Lantin, Lorna Meadon, Jeremy “Jr.” Kane, Roberta Massuch, gwendolyn yoppolo, Rough and Perfect, Paul Andrew Wandless, Eric Knoche, Brian J. Taylor, Sam Chung, Erik Haagensen, Virginia Graham, Leslie Hinton, Lisa Clague, Ian Meares, Kevin Snipes, Paul Callahan, Patrick Coughlin and Chris Pickett.


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