Pop Up Art Bethel – Art & Design Exhibition + Inside the Artist's Studio

This video showcases the Pop Up Art Bethel – Art & Design exhibition with a look at the
works exhibited by the artists and designers.

Included is coverage of the opening reception with interviews with some exhibiting artists
and attendees. Also included is an inside look at six of the exhibiting artists at their studios
with an in depth discussion about their work and process. The work in the exhibition ranges
from sculpture to contemporary furniture to pottery, photography, fine art and more.

Artists/Designers included in the Pop Up Art Bethel – Art & Design
exhibition, curated by Mike Seri, are:

Mike Seri
Stephi Kix
Frank Kara
Fran Henry-Meehan
Margaret Roleke
Caroline Wirth Ullman
Jaynie Crimmins
Liz Alpert Fay
Doug Meyer
Mary Bailey
Dolores R. Santoliquido
Gregory Clark
James Grashow
Yuri Terai
Roxanne Lasky
Nicole Cudzillo

The artists included in the in-depth studio visits are:
Mike Seri
Mary Bailey
Liz Alpert Fay
Gregory Clark
Jaynie Crimmins
Frank Kara

Video shot and edited by Bob Albert for Take Notice Productions.

Original music by New Haven based musicians:
"Disco Teen" by Elison Jackson https://elisonjackson.bandcamp.com/
"Slave Ant" by Jose Oyola & The Astronauts https://joseoyola.bandcamp.com/
"Don't Hold Your Breath" by Fake Babies https://fakebabies.bandcamp.com/
"No Tomorrow" by Elison Jackson https://elisonjackson.bandcamp.com/
"Struve (Born in the City)" by Jose Oyola & The Astronauts https://joseoyola.bandcamp.com/
"This Won't Last Forever" by Ceschi http://ceschimusic.com
"Say Something" by Ceschi http://ceschimusic.com/
"Afternoon" by The Foresters http://www.theforesters.us/.

 

Pop Up Art Bethel - Contemporary Pop Up Art Gallery Reception
Curated by Michael Seri

Art reception showcasing the pop up art gallery "Pop Up Art Bethel". The reception
features the art and artists of various mediums including painting, mixed media, sculpture,
photography and a mural made inside the gallery by two artists in collaboration.

Artists featured in the show range from New Yorker cartoonist and artist Joseph Farris
who released an illustrated memoir of World War II with illustrations published by
National Geographic to Jim Felice who makes sculptures out of car parts and many others.
A few of the artists artists are interviewed about their art and the show. Curator and sculptor
Michael Seri and artist Frank Kara explain how they turned a vacant warehouse into a
pop up art gallery. First Selectman of the Town of Bethel, Matt Knickerbocker, who
attended the reception speaks on what it brings to the culture of the town.

List of artists in the show include: Erin Nazzaro, Frank Foster Post, Tarol Samuelson,
Katie Bassett, Juan Andreu, David Teti, Eric Camiel, Leslie Pelino, Bibiana Matheis,
Nicole Cudzilo, Juan Andreu, Michael Morris, Joseph Farris, Tara Burgess, Judith Wyer,
Suzanne Ross, Tanya Kukucka, Kathleen Benton, Keith Dube, Frank Kara,
Chris Durante, Kenny Hess, Justin Buto, F. Henry-Meehan, Jim Felice.