J. Shimon & J. Lindemann

Onion Harvest, Whitelaw, Wisconsin
New Corn Queen 2, 2012.
White Canvas, for R.A., 2011.
Squash, 2009.
two women by a lake
panorama of cows
woman with flowers
coming outside
nude male with arm
man holding horn
woman in lace dress
man with two dogs
plaid shirt
graphic tee
male with dark shirt
man and woman with a camera
see through top
man holding cat
white shirt
woman in striped long sleeve shirt
two people under a tree

J. Shimon & J. Lindemann are a collaborative pair living and working in Appleton, WI.  Concerned with place, family, legacy, and Wisconsin heritage, their work takes the form of project-based photography, film, and installation.  They explore a variety of image-making processes, and experiment with found and reconstructed cameras.  Both are professors of art at Lawrence University in Appleton.  Their work can be found in the collections of Art Institute of Chicago, The Museum of Wisconsin Art, Lawrence and Lee Theatre Research Institute, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Racine Art Museum, Chazen Museum of Art, and Wisconsin Historical Society.


Review, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mary Louise Schumacher

Review, Urban Milwaukee, Rose Balistreri

Feature Article, Milwaukee Magazine, Claire Hanan

Article, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mary Louise Schumacher

Audio, WUWM, Graeme Reide & Bonnie North


2015     There's a Place, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend,                   WI

2013     We Go From Where We Know, John Michael Kohler                          Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

2012     Decay Utopia Decay, Portrait Society Gallery,                                      Milwaukee, WI

2010     Real Photo Postcard Survey, Portrait Society Gallery

2008     Unmasked & Anonymous, Milwaukee Art Museum,                          Milwaukee, WI

1998     Pictures of Non-Famous People, Wisconsin Academy                        Gallery, Madison, WI

1998     St. Nazianz, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art,                      Madison, WI


There's a Place: A Three Decade Survey of Photographs by J. Shimon & J. Lindemann, Museum of Wisconsin Art (2015).

Unmasked & Anonymous: Shimon & Lindemann Consider Portraiture, Milwaukee Art Museum (2008).


One Million Years is Three Seconds (2011).

What We do Here (2009).

Observations Are Not Knowledge (2006).

Season's Gleamings: The Art of the Aluminum Christmas Tree (2004).


The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI

Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

Meadows Museum of Art, Shreveport, LA

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, WI

Orem Public Library, Orem, UT

Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY, New Paltz, NY

Wisconsin State Historical Society Visual Materials Archive, Madison, WI

Wriston Art Center Galleries, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI


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