These Times
2020 Virtual Members' Exhibition


Rebecca Kelly

Rebecca Kelly is a storyteller, visual artist and curator. She is an Artist in Residence at Bellevue Hospital. She specializes in Book Arts. Her work has been exhibited at The Philadelphia Museum of Art Library and St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn.

Jacob's Ladder: Dedicated to Jacob Blake

In this video filmed in Central Park this summer, we see the book tumbling down. Jacob's Ladder evokes both the African-American Spiritual, "We are Climbing Jacob's Ladder" and the Biblical story of Jacob wrestling with the Angels.

Jacob's Ladder: Dedicated to Jacob Blake - Rebecca Kelly

15" x 3"