Artist of the Day- Beth Cavener (click on image to see more)

I heard about this ceramic artist from a student when I was visiting a class at the Parker School in Concord. My first impression…huh. I kept looking and found the pieces increasingly involved. Cavener’s animals sometimes remind me of an installation piece by Bruce Nauman. More on that at another time.

 “On the surface,” says Cavener, “these figures are simply feral animals suspended in a moment of tension. Beneath the surface, they embody the consequences of human fear, apathy, aggression, and misunderstanding”.

 

 

I heard about this ceramic artist from a student when I was visiting a class at the Parker School in Concord. My first impression…huh. I kept looking and found the pieces increasingly involved. Cavener’s animals sometimes remind me of an installation piece by Bruce Nauman. More on that at another time.

 “On the surface,” says Cavener, “these figures are simply feral animals suspended in a moment of tension. Beneath the surface, they embody the consequences of human fear, apathy, aggression, and misunderstanding”.

 

 

 

I heard about this ceramic artist from a student when I was visiting a class at the Parker School in Concord. My first impression…huh. I kept looking and found the pieces increasingly involved. Cavener’s animals sometimes remind me of an installation piece by Bruce Nauman. More on that at another time.

“On the surface,” says Cavener, “these figures are simply feral animals suspended in a moment of tension. Beneath the surface, they embody the consequences of human fear, apathy, aggression, and misunderstanding”.