So Wet: Crying & Gender on The Bachelor

Artwork exploring female tears, the romance plot, and the fantasy of reality in the Bachelor franchise.


The Whole Package - The Bachelor artworkThe Whole Package, 2016, Fabric, thread, packing peanuts, 35 x 29 x 6″


Please Accept My Rose - The Bachelor artworkPlease Accept My Rose, 2016, Fabric, thread, dye, gesso, polyfil, 19 x 21 x 14″

Here For the Right Reasons - The Bachelor artworkHere For the Right Reasons, 2016, Fabric, thread, gesso, glitter glue, polyfil, 18 x 32 x 6″


There's Nothing Better Than Watching Girls Crying - The Bachelor artworkThere’s Nothing Better Than Watching Girls Crying, 2016, Fabric, thread, dye, glitter glue, polyfil, 30 x 46 x 11″


She Was Always the One - The Bachelor artworkShe Was Always the One, 2016, Fabric, thread, dye, polyfil, glass vase, magazine cover, 13 x 11 x 10″


IMG_0557Zoë Frederick was born in rural Virginia and raised in a small wooden house built by her potter parents. After attending Sarah Lawrence College, she moved to Brooklyn to make work. Following a brief stint in Philadelphia, Zoë returned to New York to begin her MFA at the School of Visual Arts in 2015. She has participated in residencies in New Mexico, Maine, and Brooklyn. See more of her work at, and in person in the upcoming group show “In Cylinder” at SVA Flatiron Gallery, 133 W 21st Street, NYC, August 13 – September 10, 2016.

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