Suzy Kopf is a Baltimore0based artist, writer, and college educator. She graduated from The New School University with a BFA in Fine Arts from Parsons and a BA in Art History from Eugene Lang College. She holds an MFA in Studio Art from the Maryland Institute College of Art. The recipient of numerous residency fellowships and research grants, she was the co-founder of the Gowanus Swim Society, a Brooklyn, NY based art collective. She regularly leads workshops and lectures on professional development for artists. In 2021 she will have work in several group shows in Baltimore, Washington, DC and New York. She is represented by Dwell Fine Art & Craft. You can email her with writing pitches at Suzy@bmoreart.com.
Stories by Suzy Kopf
To arrive at their resting place, items found at the bottom of a privy had to fall often ten or more feet, often out of someone’s back pocket, the same way many of us have dropped a cellphone in the modern toilet.
There is more than the single story of the material; there is usually a personal tie-in, a cultural or historical reference the viewer can also pick up on if they engage with it.
Insight from DC-based consultant Hannah Westfall after a social media audit.
Majolica Mania is the result of a near-constant effort by enthusiasts to get decorative arts curators to take this fantastical subset of ceramics seriously.