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REIMAGINED HISTORIES

Whalebone corsets, polyester bellbottoms, children’s imaginings, museum visits, domestic labors, whaling profits, and needlework samplers. The historic Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum has held all this and more.

With more than 30 artworks throughout the home, this solo exhibit offers a building on and digging into aspects of the RJD and its histories. You’ll find references to fashion, family members, infant mortality, domestic staff, whaling, and more.

Visit the home and explore the exhibit in person through June 20, 2021.

Enjoy the online artist talk with a behind-the-scenes look at my work and the making of the RJD exhibit.

  • found photo artwork by Laura Christensen


VERMONT UTOPIAS: IMAGINING THE FUTURE

When Bennington Museum invited me to imagine the future of Vermont through my art, I was flummoxed. What could I do with old photographs to speak to the future? When my husband, Greg Scheckler, made these awesome drawings for the exhibit, I found my idea.

Here’s one of Greg’s drawings imagining a Smool Robotics Corporation that’s basically overtaken Vermont:

Sketches from David’s Report on What He Did Last Summer in Bennington, Vermont, by Greg Scheckler

My contribution imagines the 19th century progenitors of Smool Robotics and and one of their first inventions:

Two Historic Sparks That Ignited Smool Robotics

This exhibition took place in December 2020 as a Bennington Museum fundraising auction featuring work by 25 contemporary artists. It’s a great annual show you might want to put in your calendar for 2021 🙂


VIDEO CHAT

Listen in as curator Jamie Franklin and I chat about my art, my book, and more.

THEN AGAIN

Both versions of THEN AGAIN were released at Williams Bookstore, are available there, at several museums and bookstores, and online here.

THEN AGAIN: Vintage Photography Reimagined by One Artist and Thirty-One Writers

This 190-page anthology is limited to 325 copies. A few are still available. Order yours now!

$95.00

THEN AGAIN (remix)

This open edition 90-page anthology re-assembles nine of the original chapters and stands beautifully on it’s own as a complete anthology.

$35.00

Learn more about THEN AGAIN >>>


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