Jennifer Cecere’s goal is to integrate the flavor of domestic handiwork into the built environment. “Public art is my way of connecting the internal with the external. I want to participate and share in the public dialogue.“ Jennifer Cecere has expanded and experimented with the mapping qualities of needlework as a ready-made overlay for organic design in both urban and rural settings. She has worked with the New York City Department of Transportation, New York City Parks, The Guggenheim Museum, Pratt Institute, Socrates Sculpture Park, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the GreaterCleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA), City of Newport Beach, California, MoMA/PS1, the Cooper-Hewitt, The Addison Gallery of American Art, Central Park Arsenal and Green Public Art. Since her 2009 commission for State Fair at SocratesSculpture Park in Long Island City; Jennifer Cecere has created site-specific pieces for the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, Jersey Barriers along the FDR Drive, tree guards and benches for Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; hanging Doilies in parks; and sculptures for the Plaza at Whitehall & Water Streets in lower Manhattan. She is a 2012 Manhattan Community Fund Grantee. Her work has been published and reviewed in The New York Times, Newsday, The Daily News, Art in America,New York Magazine and fiber Arts to name a few. Jennifer Cecere is the winner of a national design competition. Her award winning suspended sculpture was installed in the newly constructed Greater Cleveland RTA University Circle Station on August 11, 2015.
Visit Double Doily at Newport Beach: Sculpture in Civic Center Park.
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