New Stop for Wichitas Exhibition

We’re Not Telling You Everything, our exhibition about the Wichita Mountains, is moving to a beautiful Arkansas mountain in August. Don House and I will show our photography and Sy Hoahwah will have his poems at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute. Located on top ofPetit Jean Mountain in central Arkansas, the Institute’s grounds used to be part of… Continue reading New Stop for Wichitas Exhibition

Exhibition Opens at Argenta Art Walk, Friday, May 19

We are showing We’re Not Telling You Everything: Words and Images from the Wichita Mountains at the Argenta Branch Library in North Little Rock from May 19 to June 9. Our photography exhibition also features poems by Little Rock poet Sy Hoahwah. The opening reception takes place during Argenta Art Walk on May 19 from 5 to 8… Continue reading Exhibition Opens at Argenta Art Walk, Friday, May 19

On the Horizon

Our exhibition at Fayetteville Underground in November was well-received. We loved the chance to interact with visitors at our two artist talks. While we prefer to stay behind the camera and out of the spotlight, it was great fun to talk about our work in the Wichitas and share stories with our audiences. The exhibition is… Continue reading On the Horizon

A Short Breather

The opening reception for We’re Not Telling You Everything was a great success. Many old and new friends braved an Oklahoma-strength thunderstorm that seemed to roll in out of nowhere just as the reception was about to begin. Maybe it added some extra energy–there were lots of spirited conversations, laughter, and hugs in the galleries.… Continue reading A Short Breather

It’s All Coming Together

We’re getting pretty excited over here in Hazel Valley. Our exhibition at the Fayetteville Underground opens next week, and we’ll start hanging the show on Monday. We have postcards, we have catalogues, we have text panels providing some background information–and we hope to have many friends at the opening reception. Here’s Sabine checking proofs for… Continue reading It’s All Coming Together

The Semi-Planned Trip: Snakes, Angel Wings, and an Angry Mutti

Schmidt & House recently returned from another excursion to the Wichita Mountains. Don took portraits–some arranged beforehand, others spur of the moment–, and I photographed mostly buildings and landscapes. Geronimo High School One of the most obvious but also difficult things I have learned about photography is acceptance of the unexpected. My paper houses project… Continue reading The Semi-Planned Trip: Snakes, Angel Wings, and an Angry Mutti

Welcome!

This is the new home on the web for Schmidt & House. We are at work on a book of photography, essays, and poems on the Wichita Mountains in southwest Oklahoma. We will be posting images and texts as the project develops. We also plan on announcing a fundraising page soon and invite you to… Continue reading Welcome!