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Relevance of Place: Pete Hinmon

Shannon Jackson interviews Tippet Rise co-director, Pete Hinmon, about the center’s unique commitment to locality as well as the many ways that it combines art, architecture, and landscape. In this episode, Hinmon recounts the story of the art center’s founding and the evolution of its structures, programming, and artistic experiences. Watch to hear him recall key moments of local connection at Tippet Rise and share personal reflections about his role in its evolution.

Filmed in May 2022.

Pete Hinmon

Tippet Rise co-director Pete Hinmon smiles with short-trimmed red hair..

Longtime and close collaborators of Cathy and Peter Halstead, co-directors Pete and Lindsey Hinmon have managed the development of Tippet Rise since its founding, and jointly lead the art center’s team of colleagues. Pete oversees the art center’s operations, stewardship of the land, capital projects, and the installation of new artworks. Throughout the year, he enjoys sharing his comprehensive knowledge of the land, trail system, and artworks with visitors, colleagues, and collaborators. A lover of adventure in the mountains, and passionate about art, music, poetry, and the history of the region, Pete enjoys living in Montana with Lindsey and their daughter.

Shannon Jackson

Shannon Jackson holds the Hadidi Professorship at the University of California, Berkeley, where she currently serves as Chair of the History of Art Department. Jackson is a scholar and educator of cross-media art practice and of socially-engaged art. A Guggenheim fellow and award-winning author, she has published several books and online platforms, including Back Stages (2022), Public Servants (2016), The Builders Association (2015), Social Works (2011) as well as In Terms of Performance and Media Art 21. Jackson serves on the boards of several arts organizations, including Oakland Museum of the Arts, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, Headlands Center for the Arts, the Minnesota Street Project Foundation, and the Kramlich Art Foundation. As a guest program advisor to Tippet Rise, Jackson helped to create the Relevance of Place series of site-specific dialogues.

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