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Connecticut Launch of my new book in New Haven

November 10th, 2017

IOWA: Echoes of a Vanishing Landscape

I’ve returned from my book tour in Iowa. Please join me in celebrating the Connecticut launch of my new book!

Iowa Book Tour – Upcoming Events

October 5th, 2017

I’m heading to Iowa shortly to do book talks about IOWA: Echoes of a Vanishing Landscape, my new book. Here are my scheduled events to date. I’ll update the list as more locations are added. I hope you can join me at one!

Prairie Lights bookstore, Iowa City – Monday 10/16, 7:00pm

Vino209, West Des Moines – Tuesday 10/17, 6:00pm
-Cosponsored by the Olson-Larsen Galleries
Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque – Wednesday 10/18, 5:30-7:00pm
-Sponsored by River Lights Bookstore
Davenport Public Library, Eastern Avenue Branch – Saturday 10/21, 1:30pm
Blanden Art Museum, Fort Dodge – Wednesday 10/25, 6:00pm
The Stew/Grinnell Area Arts Council, Grinnell – Thursday 10/26, 7:00
-Sponsored by the Center for Prairie Studies, Grinnell College

Radio interview with Daniel Fitzmaurice on Artbeat

February 20th, 2017

Daniel Fitzmaurice interviewed David Ottenstein and Robert Lisak about their current exhibit “Capitol America” at the New Haven Museum. The program, Artbeat, aired February 15th, on WNHH Community Radio. You can listen to the interview here



Capitol America Opening Reception

February 19th, 2017

The well-attended opening reception for Capitol America at the New Haven Museum was a lot of fun. The exhibit will remain open through June 30, 2017.

The photos below are ©Defining Studios

Second floor of the Museum rotunda

David Ottenstein, left, with Robert Lisak



Capitol America at the New Haven Museum

January 27th, 2017

Capitol America, my photographic project with colleague and friend, Robert Lisak, is the newest exhibit at the New Haven Museum. Featuring 18 of our black and white photographs along with a digital presentation of another 160 or so images, the show is hanging in the museum’s beautiful 2-story rotunda and on view through June 2017. New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave, New Haven, 203-562-4183

Richmond, Virginia