EXHIBITS & TALKS

EXHIBITS & TALKS

2018
Springfield (VT) Library & Garden Club
Lecture, Dry Stone Art in Nature, April 11, 2018, Springfield Town Library, 43 Main Street, Springfield, VT 05156.
Contact: Kathy Emmons, springfieldlibraryprograms@gmail.com

2017

Garden Dialogues 2017: Vermont
Jul 15, 2017, 2 – 4 pm, South Londonderry, Vermont

The Cultural Landscape Foundation is sponsoring a garden dialogue with Robin Key of RKLA Studio in conversation with artist, Dan Snow.

A fourth generation of the Key family has begun to ramble Winhall Hollow. Pond and stream, woods and fields, are the wider setting for their active home and garden life. Into the mix comes long-time friend and dry stone specialist, Dan Snow. He has constructed numerous stone features on the grounds around their house and barns. Stone from the property has been used to fashion steps, patios, retaining walls and fences. Robin Key’s landscape design has seamlessly woven a contemporary aesthetic into the historic fabric of the Hollow.

Visit the TCLF website for more information and to purchase tickets: http://tclf.org/garden-dialogues-2017-vermont
Read more about Robin Key at RKLA Studio http://www.rklastudio.com/

Tickets for Garden Dialogues are tax deductible and proceeds benefit the educational programs of The Cultural Landscape Foundation.
2.0 LA CES Professional development hours will be available to attendees.

2016
Woodstock Garden Club Annual Fall Luncheon Lecture, Woodstock, VT.
Reflecting on the Woodland Fences at Stone Hill
. Essay & voice recording for exhibit Sensing Place: Reflecting on Stone Hill. The Clark, 225 South Street, Williamstown, MA, July 4 – October 10, 2016
Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons, Dry Stone Art in the Landscape, Bridgehampton, NY.

2015
Eyes on the Land
, Exhibit, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT, October 3, 2015 to January 3, 2016
Eyes on the Land
, PechaKucha Night, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT.
Dry Stone Art in the Landscape: Fleeting Thoughts and Works of Friction, Visiting Artist Lecture, Boise, ID, USA

2014
Built to Last: Dry Stone Design and Construction, NJ ASLA Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ.
Garden Inspirations Workshop & Film Screening: Stone Rising, Brattleboro, VT.
Readings from Gardening on Granite
, with Gordon Hayward, Rice Mountain, Walpole, NH.
The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program, Borderline Farm, Winhall, VT

2013
From Practical to Fantastical, Dry Stone Walling Workshop evening slide-talk, Turtagrø, Norway.
Working with Stone: Creating Connections in Time, Vermont Flower Show, Essex Junction, VT.

2012
Stone and Art in Nature, ET Modern Gallery, 547 West 20th Street, New York, NY.
Authors of Dummerston Exhibit, Dummerston Historical Society Schoolhouse, Dummerston Center, VT.

2011
TICKON Art Park, Stone Art Building in Nature: Creating a Connection with the Spirit of Place, lecture, Sukkerfabrikken, Slottsgade 76, Tranekær, Langeland, Denmark.
Why do I Make Art?, Exhibit Opening and Symposium Lecture, 2011 Reikaa Avaruudessa, Hole in the Universe, Kerava Art Museum, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland.
Art and the Working Landscape, Earth Day Celebration, lecture, Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT
Working With Stone: Creating A Connection With The Spirit Of Place, Gardens and Spirit Series, lecture, co-sponsored by Trinity Church and the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Trinity Church, Boston, MA.
Artscaping: The Design and Installation of Land-Made Sculptures, lecture, New England Grows Conference, Boston, MA.
Landscaping and Art Making: Two Sides of the Same Coin, lecture, National Green Centre, St. Louis, MO, January 9th

2010
Lecture and Book Reading, Dry Stone Conservancy, Lexington, KY.

2009
Evolving as an art maker through the medium of dry stone, lecture, Still Mountain Center, Washington, CT.
LIMITS = POTENTIAL: Dry Stone as a Medium of Expression, Lee A Bryant Lecture Series, Kansas State University, Beach Art Museum, Manhatten, KS.
Panel discussion, talk, slide presentation Photography: The Key to Getting your Project Published, ALA, Chicago, IL
Guest waller, artist in residence and presenter for “Real-Work” studies program, Harley School, Rochester, NY.
Book reading and slide presentation, Phoenix Books and Vermont Department of Agriculture, Essex, VT.
Book reading and slide presentation, Briggs Carriage House, Brandon, VT.
Book reading and slide presentation, Brown Dog Books, Hinesburg, VT.
An Introduction to Building Dry Stone Walls, lecture, Traditional Building Conference, Boston, MA.
Art and the Working Landscape: Shaping our Environment Today, Rockingham Free Library, Bellows Falls, VT.
Interview, “Word of Mouth”, host Virginia Prescott, NHPR, Concord, NH.
Book reading and slide presentation, River Run Books, Portsmouth, NH.
Book reading and slide presentation, Longfellow Books, Portland, ME.
Lecture and book reading, Hardy Plant Club and Bear Pond Books, Montpelier, VT.
Book reading and slide presentation, Northshire Bookstore, Manchester, VT.

2008
Lecture, Monadnock Writers’ Group, Peterborough, NH.
Book reading and slide presentation, Village Square Books, Bellows Falls, VT.
Book reading and slide presentation, Toadstool Books, Keene, NH.
Book reading, Vermont Bookshop, Middlebury, VT.
Book reading, slide presentation and screening of “Stone Rising”, Phoenix Books, Essex, VT.
Book reading, Yankee Bookshop, Woodstock, VT.
Book signing, Verde, Brattleboro, VT.
Book reading, Book Cellar, Brattleboro, VT.
Lecture, the 8th Annual Gathering of the Stone Foundation, Barre Granite Museum, Barre, VT.

2007
Talk and tour, Maze of Walls, sculpture installation, benefit Town Hall Theatre and GRAI, Cornwall, VT.
Stone Sculpture Tour, benefit Great River Arts Institute, various installation sites, Southern Vermont.
Featured Speaker, “The Creative Process”, Springfield School District Opening Day, Springfield, VT.
Lecture, Stone Seminar, Koli, Finland

2006
Stone Sculpture Tour, Benefit Great River Arts, various installation sites, Southern Vermont.

2005
James Otis Follett, master arch stone bridge builder, lecture, Hooker-Dunham Theater, Brattleboro, VT.
Stone Sculpture Tour, benefit, Great River Arts Institute, various installation sites, Southern Vermont.

2003
Fermentation, Workshop and Seminar in Environmental Art, lecture, University of Art and Design. Helsinki, Finland.
Walling Workshop, Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center. Brattleboro, Vermont
Spirit & Vision, In the Future of an Imagined Past, guided tours of contemporary and traditional dry stone structures.; lecture: “Stone Unknown”, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT.
Norwegian Dry Arch Bridges and Irish Lace Walls, lecture, Stone Foundation Symposium, Santa Fe, NM.
Lecture, Management Clinic, Dry Stone Built Landscape Features, American Nursery and Landscape Association, Louisville, KY.

2002
Facing the Elements, Landscape Design Symposium, lecture, School of the Chicago Botanic Garden. Chicago, IL.
Guest lecture, Dry Stone Conservancy, Lexington, KY.

2001
Featured speaker, fall meeting of NEARA (New England Antiquities Research Association), Stratton, VT.

1999
Dry Stone Generated Designs for the Landscape, lecture, New Hampshire Landscapers Association, U.N.H., Durham, NH.
New Forms and Uses for Dry Stone Walls in the Landscape, lecture, Educational Sessions, New England Grows Conference, Boston, MA.

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