Jonathan Gitelson is a Vermont-based visual artist whose art is featured in the exhibition Literary Spirit of Fruitlands Museum and The Old Manse. His series, “Marginalia,” considers used books as visual inspiration. For this exhibition, Gitelson assembled a special collection of books that represent works by our authors, the history of Concord and Harvard, and the people who lived at The Old Manse and Fruitlands. In this talk he will discuss this featured series and speak to his artistic practice and current projects.
Jonathan Gitelson is an Associate Professor of Art at Keene State College in NH and works in a variety of mediums that include photography, artist books, video, installation, web-based projects and public art. Jonathan’s work has been exhibited at institutions throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe such as MASS MoCA, the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, the Milwaukee Art Museum and Galerie f5,6 in Munich. His artwork is in the permanent collection of numerous institutions, including the Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art New York and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Jonathan’s work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, Art in America and Art New England.
No registrations necessary. This program is Free with Museum Admission.