Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Rockwell Kent and Greenland

rockwell kent greenland poster NORTH BY NUUK: GREENLAND AFTER ROCKWELL KENT

February 1 – March 11, 2022
Burke Gallery, John Myers Building, 2nd Floor

North by Nuuk is an intimate, contemporary look at the people and the social and primal geographic landscapes of Greenland. Photographer Denis Defibaugh presents his journey from Nuuk to the settlement of Illorsuit, 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, following Rockwell Kent’s earlier footsteps and offering a fresh look at timeless Greenland.

Artist Lecture with Denis Defibaugh

February 2, 2022 from 7–8 pm in Yokum Building, Room 202. For those unable to attend in person, please register HERE for a virtual Zoom webinar.


February 1 – March 11, 2022
Slatkin Gallery, John Myers Building, 2nd FloorAlso running from Feb. 1 through Mar. 11, this companion exhibit features original works completed by Rockwell Kent during his time in Greenland, interviews with current Illorsuit residents conducted by Denis Defibaugh, hand-tinted lantern slide images and ephemera made during his residence in Greenland. The majority of these works are generously on loan to us from private collections.

For more information on both of these exhibits, lecture and opening reception, visit HERE.

Plattsburgh State Art Museum
235 Myers Fine Arts
101 Broad St.

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