CHATHAM, NEW YORK. November 16, 2021 – Shaker Museum, which stewards the world’s most comprehensive collection of Shaker material culture and archives, announced today the members of its inaugural Makers’ Circle. Members of the new advisory group include Emily Adams Bode, Ini Archibong, Nacho Carbonell, gt2P (Victor Imperiale, Guillermo Parada, Tamara Pérez and Sebastián Rozas), the Haas Brothers (Nikolai and Simon Haas), hettler.tüllmann (Katja Hettler and Jula Tüllmann), Sheila Hicks, Ladies & Gentlemen Studio (Dylan Davis and Jean Lee), Bibhu Mohapatra, Emmett Moore, Neri&Hu (Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu), Jolie Ngo, David Nosanchuk, Tom Sachs, and Katie Stout.
Shane Rothe (they/them) joined Shaker Museum in July 2023, working with independent curator Maggie Taft on an exhibition for the new museum space in Chatham. Shane is an artist as well as a curator and continues to create in the mediums of painting, sculpture, writing, and performance. Shane holds a BFA from CalArts and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from the University of Chicago.