Jackrabbit Homestead

Eye on the West at Yale’s Beinecke Library, Sept 1 – Dec 16, 2018

Eye on the West: Photography and the Contemporary West will be on exhibit at Yale's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library from Saturday, September 1 through to Sunday, December 16, 2018.  The North American West has been inhabited for millennia, but our vision of its history and cultures has...

Beinecke Library at Yale University acquires 100 photographs by Kim Stringfellow

The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University acquired 100 photographs by Kim Stringfellow during late summer 2017. The acquisition includes work from three of her major projects documenting the environmental and cultural history of the Southern California desert region; Greetings from the Salton...

KCET Artbound: America Deserta

Artbound travels to Southern California's desert regions in this episode featuring the landscape painting and video art of visual artist Diane Best whose work personifies the creative spirit found throughout the Joshua Tree region; the Coachella artists the Date Farmers who infuse abstract expressionism with...

The Atlantic CityLab features JRHS

Laura Bliss of The Atlantic CityLab wrote a nice blog feature on Jackrabbit Homestead. To read visit: http://www.citylab.com/housing/2014/12/the-last-homesteads-of-wonder-valley-california/383372/...

The Guardian features JRHS

The Guardian UK features a selection of photographs from Jackrabbit Homestead currently on view at the Autry National Center through August 23, 2015. To view the portfolio visit: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2014/oct/09/kim-stringfellow-jackrabbit-homestead-american-west-los-angeles-in-pictures...

Panel Discussion: Altered Landscapes at the Autry

Kim Stringfellow will participate in the Altered Landscapes panel discussion at the Autry National Center. From the Central Valley to the Salton Sea, artists and authors discuss the impact of landscape changes on California and the ways communities adapt. The program includes a preview of the...

Jackrabbit Homestead at the Autry National Center

Jackrabbit Homestead opens at the Autry National Center on September 13, 2014. The Autry in Griffith Park: Irene Helen Jones Parks Gallery of Art September 13, 2014–August 23, 2015 Artist Kim Stringfellow connects history and ecology through past and present settlements of Wonder Valley in California’s Mojave...

JRHS included in USC Roski School of Art and Design’s Ecotone Lab

March 29 - April 13, 2014 Opening: March 29, 7:30pm Actual Size Gallery 741 New High Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 Gallery hours: Mon-Fri 2:00-8:00pm / Sat-Sun 12:00-8:00pm Free and open to the public Calendar of exhibits/events: http://www.usc.edu/programs/ecotonelab/calendar.html Ecotone Lab is an inquiry-driven curatorial initiative exploring the cultural contact zone produced between Los Angeles...

JRHS at UCR’s Culver Center of the Arts reviewed in Artillery Magazine

Kim Stringfellow Homestead on the Range Artillery Magazine  | Nov/Dec 2013 By Christopher Michno Kim Stringfellow’s photographs of derelict cabins that sit within the high-desert landscape of the Mojave provide a necessarily familiar entry point into “Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape.” This,...

Gems of the Desert | Inland Empire Weekly

Appreciating the Beauty behind Wonder Valley’s Forgotten Structures By Jamie Solis Exploring the deserts that lie on the outskirts of San Bernardino County, you will certainly run into some odd findings. Whether it’s the Wigwam Motel, where a teepee can serve as your next comfy slumber or...

Project studies jackrabbit homesteads | The Desert Sun

Written by Lynn Lieu The Desert Sun Littered throughout the high desert are small structures that seem out of place. While some have been refurbished to living conditions, others have been left abandoned. But the tiny l tract homesteads are reminiscences of a history that spurned...

UCR ARTSblock’s’ Culver Center of the Arts presents Jackrabbit Homestead

Jackrabbit Homestead Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape, 1938-2008, a project by Kim Stringfellow Culver Center of the Arts Jun 29 - Sep 28, 2013 UCR ARTSblock 3824 Main Street Riverside, CA 92501 Tel: (951) 827-4787 Website: http://artsblock.ucr.edu/ Exhibition Hours Tue-Sat: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM First Thursday ArtsWalk: 6:00...

JRHS at Gagosian Madison Avenue

Twentysix Abandoned Jackrabbit Homesteads by Kim Stringfellow is a small, self-published edition of 25 perfect bound copies based on Ed Ruscha's seminal, Twentysix Gas Stations photo book originally published during the 1960s. Stringfellow's version is included in Various Small Books published by MIT Press in...

JRHS in Various Small Books | MIT Press

Twentysix Abandoned Jackrabbit Homesteads by Kim Stringfellow is a small self-published edition of 25 perfect bound copies based on Ed Ruscha's seminal, Twentysix Gas Stations photo book originally published during the 1960s. Stringfellow's version is included in Various Small Books published by MIT Press in...

JRHS is featured tonight on Artbound’s 1st TV episode

Artbound explores the arts and culture of Southern California through articles, essays, and thinkpieces by more than 30 contributors in 11 counties. These correspondents cover cultural happenings in the communities where they live, providing an inside look at art across the region. Then the Artbound...

JRHS featured on KCET’s Artbound

For my first web column for KCET's Artbound I was asked to write a feature article by KCET editors concerning Jackrabbit Homesteading. Future columns of mine will explore the diverse arts culture of the High Desert and beyond. Look for my column's monthly installments. As a...

JRHS at RED ARROW GALLERY in Joshua Tree

Jackrabbit Homestead will be on display at the Red Arrow Gallery in downtown Joshua Tree from January 14th-February 5th, 2011. The opening for the show is on Saturday, January 14th, 2011 from 7-10 pm. Photographic edition prints from the project will be available at a...

BOOM: A Journal of California JRHS feature

BOOM: A Journal of California 2011 Fall issue features an article by Alex Schmidt in the journal's Sights and Sounds section titled, "Art in the Land: Seeing through the Sprawl." A selection of photographs from Stringfellow's Jackrabbit Homestead series is featured. Schmidt discusses the JRHS...

HALF LIFE: Patterns of Change at the Santa Fe Art Institute

Artists Eve Andrée Laramée and Kim Stringfellow will exhibit work for the inaugural exhibition of HALF LIFE: Patterns of Change for the Santa Fe Art Institute's 2011-2012 exhibition season theme: Cycles of Creation, Decay, and Renewal in Art and Life. "When an object or system stops...

These Days: KPBS/NPR San Diego on Jackrabbit Homesteading

Kim Stringfellow with artist, Claire Zitzow will discuss the  jackrabbit homesteading experience in Southern California for These Days on KPBS San Diego (NPR) on Tuesday, November 30th at 10 am. Click here to listen to the KPBS interview by Maureen Cavanaugh: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2010/nov/30/desert-jackrabbit-homesteads-inspire-artists/...

Photo-eye Magazine reviews Jackrabbit Homestead

Click here for a review of Charles Dee Mitchell's Jackrabbit Homestead review in photo-eye Magazine on July 23, 2010. http://www.photoeye.com/magazine/reviews/2010/07_23_Jackrabbit_Homestead.cfm...

JRHS Lecture at Portola Community Center in Palm Desert

Kim Stringfellow will give a lecture on the history of jackrabbit homesteading on Friday, March 26th at 7 to 8 pm for the Desert Institute Lecture Series at the Portola Community Center in Palm Desert located at 45-480 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260. Event...

JRHS Signing at Mt. Fuji General Store in Joshua Tree

Mt. Fuji General Store will host a book signing for Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape, 1938–2008 on Saturday, March 13th, 2010 from 4 to 8 PM. Mt. Fuji is located in the Starlite Courtyard in downtown Joshua Tree...

JRHS Exhibit & Book Signing at Michael Dawson Books/Gallery

Michael Dawson Gallery is pleased to host a book signing and exhibition featuring photographs from Kim Stringfellow's recent publication, Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape, 1938-2008. Published by the Center for American Places, this 136-page hard cover book with...

JRHS reading for Desert Stories III at Joshua Tree Playhouse

Kim Stringfellow will give a reading from JRHS for Desert Stories III at the Joshua Tree Playhouse on Saturday, January 23rd, 2009. The pre-show cocktail party starts at 7 pm with the performance program beginning at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20 (suggested donation) with a...

JRHS Audio Tour featured in Sunset Magazine

The JRHS audio tour is featured in Sunset Magazine's  Southern California Day Trip: Joshua Tree article by Jenny Price. See page 22 of the January 2010 issue. www.sunset.com/magazine/...

JRHS Lecture at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

I will be presenting my newest project, Jackrabbit Homestead and previous work at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism on October 22nd from 6 to 9 pm in the school's lecture hall at Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley, Hearst & Euclid, Berkeley,...

UNLV School of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series

I will be presenting my work for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Art's 2009 Visiting Artist Lecture Series on Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 7 pm in room 102 of the Bigelow Physics Building on the campus of the University of Nevada,...

JRHS at FARMLAB Salon in downtown Los Angeles

Kim Stringfellow along with Wonder Valley artist, Chris Carraher will present the Jackrabbit Homestead audio tour project at FARMLAB's Salon, a noontime lunch & artist lecture series. The lecture will take place on Friday, May 22nd, 2009 at noon. Kim and Chris will discuss the...

JRHS project mentioned in New York Times article

The JRHS project was mentioned in an article on Randy Polumbo's fantastic reinvented masonry homestead cabin in Joshua Tree. Penelope Green's Home & Garden piece, "On Location: The Master Builder Cuts Loose," from the Thursday, March 9th, 2009 of the New York Times can be...