C U R R I C U L U M V I T A E
2014: Laurie Beth Zuckerman's Memory: Loss and Found suite of altar installations and memory jugs was exhibited at The Boulder Dairy Center for the Arts in conjunction with the Day of the Dead holiday.
2013: The Longmont Museum and Cultural Center invited Laurie as guest artist and altarmaker to collaborate on a cemetery installation for their annual Mexican Día de los Muertos Exhibition. She designed a mausoleum building to house a personal family altar, along with a photographic wall installation of decorated crypts she took in San Miguel de Allende and Oaxaca.
2011: Laurie was altarmaker-in-residence for the Longmont Museum and Cultural Center’s annual Día de los Muertos Exhibition, building her Homage to Old Mexico installation during the first four days of the show.
2009: Laurie's solo retrospective at the Loveland Museum/Gallery, entitled Memento Mori: Deconstructing the Nuclear Family, filled the 3750-square-foot gallery with 8 altar installations, 6 dollhouse altars, 13 memory jugs, 16 memory tins, and 25 photographs.
2008: Laurie was guest artist and altarmaker for Virginia Tech University’s El Diá de los Muertos exhibition. Laurie worked at Tech as a senior graphic designer during the 90s. Her Devil May Care ofrenda installation utilized the school's colors as a reminder of the recent massacre that took the lives of so many innocent students and teachers.
2006: The Loveland Museum/Gallery’s international survey exhibition, Grave Matters: The Art of Memory and Mourning, invited Laurie to create a Mexican Día de los Muertos ofrenda installation in the 15' x 30' x 8' front gallery space. She also exhibited mourning altars and memory jugs in the body of the show, which included ancient artifacts and work by Rembrandt.
2006: Laurie's obsessively detailed In the Pink altar installation received third prize in the juried Rocky Mountain Biennial at the Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art.
2003: Laurie's American Vodou altar exhibition at the University of Northern Colorado's Marianni Gallery, included her focal installation of African-American folk art and memorabilia, along with a dozen other works.