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OPENING RECEPTION: Bonjour from__! I hope this card finds you well


Bonjour from _________! I hope this card finds you well…  
The Photo-postcards of Annie Dunckel


About the exhibit
Annie Dunckel (Annie Gunks) has been taking photographs of daily life and adventures with a junky plastic camera for the past 12 years. In order to stay in touch with friends and acquaintances along the way, Annie turns the prints of her photos into postcards and mails them out with frequency. This exhibition Bonjour from ________! I hope this card finds you well… is a look at the more recent years of photographs including her work while stationed in Aspen, Colorado as a fisheries biologist with the US Forest Service. Images depict abstracted landscapes, blurred views of nature, and quick glances of friends. The nature of film photography (with a shitty camera) and snail mail makes for intimate, slowed down experiences, often needed to balance our world today. 

Recipients of postcards are encouraged to bring their cards to put on temporary display during the opening reception on Friday, November 3rd, 5-7pm at Studio IX. Over 300 postcards were sent this summer for the project. 

Artist Statement
Annie Dunckel (Annie Gunks) is a scientist and artist who works with fabric, photography, and printmaking. Annie grew up in San Antonio, TX in a house where her mother was constantly painting murals on the walls and encouraging exploration and creativity. Her work is driven by a strong sense of nature and her studies of geology and environmental science, as well as a community connection.

See more of Annie’s work at:

Earlier Event: October 25
Multi-level Yoga w/Mary Burruss
Later Event: November 22
Multi-level Yoga w/Mary Burruss