Old Souls Home Reincarnated Art & Decor

The Artist

“Just like what I create, I am one-of-a-kind.”

Meet Chris Knickerbocker –

The magic of all that is Old Souls Home.

Who Is Chris Knickerbocker?

Is Chris Knickerbocker?

Chris Knickerbocker, one-of-a-kind artist, finds new life for "castoff" objects - restoring them into reincarnated art. She gives her pieces a new life and a new story. 

What Do I Create?

Do I Create?

At Old Souls Home, Chris offers design services, props for sale or rent, location rental, and workshops - using her curiosity and unique lens to create your heart's desire.

Why Old Souls Home?

Old Souls Home?

Collecting built Old Souls Home - Chris finds antiques, oddities, and other objects - keeping them until she can breath new life into them as display art, sculptures, or other creations.

Chris Knickerbocker - Old Souls Home
Chris Knickerbocker - One of a kind
Chris Knickerbocker Owego, NY
Chris Knickerbocker Owego, NY

Where to Find Me –

Current Gallery Showings

Black Cat Gallery

Where I’ve been –

Previous Exhibitions | Workshops | Tours

The Schoolhouse at CloudCroft Studios
1003 Sanford Road, Owego NY 13827

This unique exhibit consists of four components- Oddities, Novelties, Illusions and Mechanical Gadgetry- and is modeled after old time slideshow and freak shows. With twelve separate creations, it will create a unique experience for anyone who “steps right up”.

8/12/23 – 9/03/23

    • Odditorium of Self-Made Freaks is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and is fiscally sponsored by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes.

Check out related news articles:

  • Annual National Juried Art Exhibition (July/August 2021, 2022, 2023)
    • View 2023 Flyer 
    • Thomas Goodyear Award for Humorous Work  (July/August 2021 and 2022)
  • Regional Juried Art Exhibition “ESSENTIAL ART” (2020 & 2022)
    •  Award of Merit and People’s Choice Award (October 2020)
    • “Fighting All The Racket in My Head ” Kinetic Assemblage- SOLD (2022)
  • The Holiday Show and Sale (Winter 2021)
  • Featured Artist Fall 2021
  • Pink Arrow Arts Gala 8/21/2021
  • “Structures” (7/9-8/10/21)
  • “Decidedly Floral” (2020)
  • “Cats and Other Puzzles” (2017)
  • “Advent Calendars” (November 2015)
  • “What the Wind Taught Me: An Exhibit of Visual Art & Poetry in Conversation” (March 2022)

  • “Diagrams Sketched on the Wind: An Exhibit of Visual Art and Poetry” (March 2021)

  • “A Fellowship of Curious Minds- Art and Collections of Andy Hafer and Chris Knickerbocker” (January 2021)

  • “Everyday Life, Every Day Art- Juried Regional Art Exhibit” (2018-2021) in collaboration with Cloud Croft Gallery

    •  2020 Sculpture Award Winner

    • 2021 Honorable Mention – “Feather Your Nest” 

  • Regional Art and Agricultural Trail Studio Tour (September 2019)

  • Historic Home and Buildings Tour (December 2019)

 Click here for TV video  (you can start at 01:48 for interview with me about the Knickerbocker Room I designed)

  • Columbus OH (2016)​
  • Rhinebeck NY (2015)
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