Artist's images, musings, and observations
about life in the time of corona

Artist's images, musings, and observations about life in the time of corona

Omicron Edition 2022

Waiting for This to End: My “Pandemic days” Project

During my art practice, I ruminate on an emotion brought upon by a personal or global issue -- like my recurrent concern about the climate crisis. When the pandemic took...

The Good, The Bad, and The Coronacoaster

“Where there are humans, you’ll find flies. And Buddhas,” wrote the Japanese poet Kobayashi Issa. The pandemic seems to have sharpened the divide. Here are photographs of men sporting swastikas...

Shelter from the Storm

CRhinebarger-Shelter from the Storm
Shelter has taken on a whole new meaning in the time of Covid. Stay-at-home orders were, at first, nothing short of terrifying. Never in my lifetime had I faced such...

How Covid Changed My Art Practice

Most of my previous artistic work involved photography, shooting in black and white, usually film, but also digital. In the past, many of my photographic projects involved travel to New...

Chalk Signs

Writing in chalk on the sidewalk is common in my neighborhood these days. The statements are mainly about “masking up.” This one is perhaps the most succinct I’ve seen. [caption...


The pandemic is decimating the airline industry. In addition to Americans having been banned from several countries because of our inadequate response to Covid-19, the airlines themselves have contributed to...

New Rules for the (Farmer’s) Marketplace

Famrers Market-Landcaster Farms DSCF5122
The farmer's market in Davis Square, Somerville (@massfmkts) is a much beloved tradition in the area. Every Wednesday from spring through the fall, you can find great produce, some prepared...

Still Closed until Further Notice

Horizontal color photograph of people walking in the closed Prudential Shopping Center in Copley Square, Boston, MA.
No news is good news but lately we have had too much bad news in almost all economic, health, social and political sectors. Boston was hammered with patients being admitted...

Just One Word: Plastics

We’re all getting used to paying for just about everything with plastic these days and transacting with people behind plexiglass “sneeze guards.” (I've used a total of $7 in cash...

Signs of the Times, Collages 1-3

SBennett-Signs of the Times Collage 2
When the business lockdown started, I started taking pictures of signs on the inside of doors and windows of shops in the North Cambridge and Somerville, MA area. Some stores...