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bethcavener

Beth Cavener Website: www.followtheblackrabbit.com ... About: https://vimeo.com/138780776 ... To order Prints, Click link below: https://www.followtheblackrabbit.com/prints-for-sale/
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@bethcavener

Beth Cavener
Title: “the secret keeper”
date: 2018
materials: stoneware, paint, horn, rope, antique strong box, steel stand
dimensions: (installed) 58 in. h x 61 in. l x 18.25 w.
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i was saving this piece for last... the last piece in the body of work i have been chasing for the past 2 years called “the other” ...it’s lonely in the studio right now, with everyone gone for the holidays. i am sitting here in an empty space- surfaces wiped clean, tools put away, clay re-claimed and ready to be made into something new...
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but i still find myself thinking of this piece, the secret keeper, struggling with all the weight of her regrets, straining against self-recrimination and crippling self-doubt... yet still inching forward. .. it is the truest self-portrait i have ever made. and although it may seem like a sad piece, i gave her all the beauty and strength and hope i could muster. ....
thank you everyone for the overwhelming support this past year (and all the past and future ones to come)!.
#darkestdayoftheyear
#youareneveralone
187 20,789 4 weeks ago

@bethcavener

Beth Cavener
This is your chance.
i would like to introduce you to a young artist, shelsea dodd. @shelseadodd i think she is one of the most amazing young artists on the rise, and i am trying to help her raise the funds to work with us here @studio740 .
this is your chance...
because when i was early in my career and struggling for confidence, my voice, and any scrap of success, the smallest gestures were enough to push me forward. i sold my smallest studies for $50 to raise money for my studio rent.. and i can’t tell you how many of those small sales made a tremendous difference. i still hear from some folks lamenting that they didn’t grab one while i was still getting started. .

so! this is it! go follow her and lend your support! shelsea is making a small body of work to help raise money for her 2 year residency alongside all of us at @studio740 . ..... .
i can’t wait to see her story unfold....
.will you help?
follow the link in her profile! @shelseadodd
90 13,805 4 weeks ago

@bethcavener

Beth Cavener
I have 24”x36” detail posters of “tangled up in you” available along with the 3 large scale 36”x55” poster designs to choose from!
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these smaller posters fit in a standard frame from any big box store for easy and affordable framing! (this frame was $30) if you order in the next couple of days, we will do our best to ensure delivery by the holidays. link in profile! .....
thank you for your support; i’m still hoping to reach my goal of funding the book project!
69 8,995 last month

@bethcavener

Beth Cavener
Title: sakura
date: 2018
material: stoneware, paint, steel
dimensions: 19” height x 32” width x 15” depth. ...... two more days to see these pieces live in miami....one of four new major works at design miami/ 2018 with jason jacques gallery in booth g/24, from december 5th through the 9th! jason has put together a fantastic show titled “raw power: women in clay.” to read more about the show visit his page. @jasonjacquesgallery @designmiami #designmiami2018 #designmiami#artbaselmiami2018 #artbaselmiami #artbasel #artbaselmiamibeach2018 #artbaselmiamibeach
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@bethcavener

Beth Cavener
Title: a safe place
description: fox hiding inside an antique suitcase
date: 2018
material: stoneware, paint, vintage japanese leather suitcase
dimensions: 20” height x 30” width x 22” depth
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one of four new major works at design miami/ 2018 with jason jacques gallery in booth g/24, from december 5th through the 9th! jason has put together a fantastic show titled “raw power: women in clay.” to read more about the show visit his page. @jasonjacquesgallery #designmiami #artbaselmiami
260 23,198 last month

@bethcavener

Beth Cavener
“shadow partner”
description: twice-human scaled hare entangled with animated rope
date: 2018
material: stoneware, paint, steel reinforce rope, wood and steel stand
91 in. l x 32.25 in. w x 68 in. h
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driving through the great plains and coming down from a massive caffeine withdrawal and thinking about the heroic efforts of all the people who have helped me to get here. huge enormous soul-crushing hugs and thanks to you: @beththompsonsculpture @another_mike_parsley @jillthefishlady @shelseadodd @amycoonart @noah.riedel and everyone at @studio740 ..... i will have four new major works on display at design miami/ 2018 from december 5th to 9th. i will be showing with jason jacques gallery in booth g/24. come by and check out his show, “raw power: women in clay.” i hope to see you there! @designmiami #designmiami2018 #designmiami#artbaselmiami2018 #artbaselmiami #artbasel #artbaselmiamibeach2018 #artbaselmiamibeach
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@bethcavener

Beth Cavener
I am excited to announce that i will be showing four new major works at design miami/ 2018 with jason jacques gallery in booth g/24, from december 5th through the 9th! jason has put together a fantastic show titled “raw power: women in clay.” to read more about the show visit his page: @jasonjacquesgallery
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in addition to four new sculptures my posters will also be available for purchase. i will be signing all posters free of charge and of course waiving all shipping fees. i will be bringing a limited amount of each poster, so message me to claim the one you would like and i will set it aside for you!
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i hope to see you there!
#designmiami #designmiami2018 @designmiami
98 14,477 last month

@bethcavener

Beth Cavener
Week 1:  half-way funded for the book project!
thank you so much to everyone who has ordered a print so far!  because of you we are halfway to our goal!  i’ve been loving all the images from people who have received their prints!
.... if you have been on the fence or have pre-ordered a print but have not yet finalized your order, i hope you will do so this week to help me fund the book! ..... the shop is open to everyone, but if the other 2/3 of the pre-order folks follow through, we will have this book published by january…please help!
..... i know i’ve already said this, but after so long of working with a limited number of collectors with the resources to own my work in their private collections, it is so wonderful to finally be able to offer a piece of my world to all the folks who have cheered me on through the years!
.... a lot of you have been asking about pricing and the like, so i wanted to share a little more information regarding the magnitude of this project.  the whole print project has cost me over $30,000 out of pocket and has taken 4 months out of my studio practice.  i embarked on such an endeavor because i need to raise $130,000 to be able to fund the book.
..... it’s a harrowing amount, but all the emails i am receiving back from excited fans are making me leap out of bed every day... i love it!
..... heaps of gratitude..... supermodel: @brooksoliver
66 7,038 September 2018

@bethcavener

Beth Cavener
The shop is open!!
it’s been a long process to get here, but i am really excited to have something available that is more affordable for all the wonderful people who have been fans and supporters throughout my career.
i selected the following 4 pieces of the most requested images, and have printed them as close to scale with the original works. each poster is printed on a conventional printing press using 4 color printing on uv gloss coated 8 point cover stock. as a bonus! proceeds from poster sales will help to fund a larger forthcoming book project that i am working on with fresco fine art books publishers and curator/author/critic garth clark.
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please visit the link in my profile to place an order! i have only printed and signed a limit number, and i’m hoping to sell out quick to raise the funds for the book. wish me luck and help me spread the word!
49 4,553 September 2018

@bethcavener

Beth Cavener
Title: “beloved”
date: 2017
material: stoneware, paint, bone, rope, steel
dimensions: installed: 36 in. length, 112 in. height, 48 in. width (floor to ceiling variable)
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this piece is being shown with the jason jacques gallery’s booth at the winter antiques fair this week in new york. if you have the chance to see it in person, please let me know! @jasonjacquesgallery
198 18,918 January 2018

@bethcavener

Beth Cavener
Today is the last day.
my solo show, “the other," at the jason jacques gallery, will be closing at 3pm.
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the 5 major works in this show represent a monumental effort spanning the last 2.5 years in the studio, and i am pleased that it has been an unprecedented success! i am pretty sure the attendance for this exhibition far exceeded any other...and it means a great deal to me that so many of you traveled far and wide to come.
if you haven't yet made it out to the gallery, this is the last chance too see these pieces before all the work comes down and is shipped off to private collections. please come out, and let me know what you think....your continued support and feedback is amazing and humbling. ..
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image above:
“tribute “
2017
material: stoneware, paint, hand-forged steel collars and chain
dimensions: wolf: 69 in. length, 46 in. height, 31 in. width
273 28,206 December 2017

@bethcavener

Beth Cavener
1 day...
.... “the other”
opening november 15th- dec 5th
at the jason jacques gallery..
new york, ny..
@jasonjacquesgallery ....
131 18,572 November 2017