CHATHAM, NEW YORK. May 20, 2021 — Shaker Museum announced today the election of Lael Locke to its Board of Trustees. Locke is a respected, longtime member of the community having served seven terms as an elected official in the Village of Chatham. In addition, she was a co-founder of the Chatham Business Alliance now Chatham Area Business and Arts.
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.