Both molly hatch exhibitions (at the jane Hartsook Gallery, New York and at the Ferrin Gallery at Art Miami) featured Mon Plaisir, her series of baroquesque porcelain objects. The Massachusetts-based artist/designer showed five works in New York. The exhibition featured edi- tioned chairs and plates, three unique paintings, and ceramic sculpture. At her opening, Hatch remarked...
I've always had a soft spot for Anthropologie, the US-based international clothing and home-goods retailer. When faced with a sea of cookie-cutter retail options, shopping for clothes can be an uninspiring experience. But Anthropologie's feminine, international, modern style has always felt fresh and as "one of a kind" as...
Many new works of art can be viewed in light of what came before. A gallery project in western Massachusetts has made that connection explicit by connecting artists with curators at museums in the region and in Boston. The artists' charge was to go deep into these collections and find inspiration for new work, responding to the old, often in a different medium....
Today on Design*Sponge (click here to see post:http:///2012/04/molly-hatch-plate-paintings.html) a review of my latest work which was on preview last week at SOFA NY, with Ferrin Gallery. Below are 4 plate paintings (as I call them) based on historic source imagery from the print and drawing departments of the MFA Boston and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.
A: Let’s go back to the very beginning—how did you become a ceramicist? MH: I started working with clay as a freshman in college. I took a summer course in wheel throwing and fell in love. I became more serious about it later in my undergraduate career when I learned how to put my drawings onto the surfaces of my pottery. Being able to make a pot into a drawing was what engaged me then and it continues to do so today. A: What do you love most about your home studio?
Molly Hatch featured in February 2012 Ceramics Monthly. Article covers relationship with Anthropologie and juggling a career as a studio artist and deisgner.
I was reacquainted with my love for pecans when I tested this recipe for a Maple Pecan Whiskey Cake by ceramicist Molly Hatch. Normally you’d make fruit cake for the holidays, but because this cake freezes well and makes four loaves at once, it is also perfect to keep around or take a loaf the next time you visit a friend. Molly’s best friend gave her this recipe....