Opening a new Museum

    Opening a new Museum

    For the Taubman Museum, we put forth a strategy to reinvent a 50-year old organization to one befitting of architect Randall Stout’s stunning design. This image is one of nine galleries of various sizes and points of focus. Four of the galleries offer temporary exhibitions, often playing off of one another, making the connections between […]

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    The Barnstormers

    The Barnstormers

    The Barnstormers, whose membership can be as many as 30 artists/friends, are headed by David Ellis. Along with his posse, Ellis masterminded an extravagant, multi-tiered exhibition consisting of multiple stop-motion animation films (called motion paintings), two 36-foot painted billboards, three large-scale hand-built wooden wagons being pulled by a tractor. The wagons carried over 150 speaker […]

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    Commissioned Art Lab

    Commissioned Art Lab

    We commissioned a team of nationally-recognized artists, architects, educators, musicians, and media technicians to conceive of a new art learning laboratory called art venture. The team consisted of Allan and Ellen Wexler, Gary Panter, Joshua White, and Jeremy Kolosine’s 21st Century Futurists. The 2200 sq foot space is a hands-on studio space for all audiences […]

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    Aditi: A Festival of Life

    Aditi: A Festival of Life

    Aditi: A Festival of Life of the Arts in India was one of the most influential exhibitions for me. Over the course of two and a half months, we replicated an entire Indian mud village than spanned six galleries. Artists and other craftspeople from India set up studio in the museum for the duration of […]

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    Landscape Rethought

    Landscape Rethought

      Sifting through¬† Allen G. Thomas, Jr’s¬† vast photography collection, Dennis Weller and I used the occasion to not only celebrate Thomas’ activities but place into context two distinct directions that fascinated the collector: 1) place or environment (where he wanted to be) and 2) his attraction to the fleeting moment. The exhibition, Rethinking Landscape […]

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    Terry Adkins

    Terry Adkins

    Artist Terry Adkins performs on sax for his opening night performance of his exhibition Greater Deeps, inspired in part by the abolitionist John Brown. Accompanying him are several area musicians playing 16-foot trumpets that the artist fabricated.

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