Gathered from the Field; Art Provoked by Climate Research

Detail of WAIS Reliquary and Reliquary Urn

Gathered from the Field; Art Provoked by Climate Research Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound Anna McKee and Suze Woolf create artwork from scientific data on our changing world. The artists use natural sciences evidence to fill their work with meaning, construct beauty, and examine the present. Exhibition March 2020-August 2020, shutdown by COVID-19

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Surge 2018

Evidence Wall is a collection of drawn maps that together suggest an array of clues, but without precise determination. These were developed using a variety of sources, from highly detailed satellite and Lidar maps, to schematic illustrations of projected sea level rise, flood zones and past glaciations. Evidence Wall was created as a collaborative project…

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Mt Waddington Reliquary – Art Installation

In Medieval and Renaissance Europe, reliquaries were created to house a relic, usually a body part of a saint. Many cultures have a version of this; Buddhist stupas hold the bones of lamas and rempoches, Greek tombs held vials of blood, even the Egyptian pyramids are a form of reliquary. The relics are recognized as…

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Ice Stories Exhibition

Ice Stories was a three woman show at the Washington State Convention Center on display from November 19th, 2011 to January 19th, 2012. Cynthia Camlin and Maria Coryell Martin and I met through a shared interest in ice landscapes and climate change. We work in different styles which provided an interesting response to ice landscapes…

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Walk to the Wedgwood Erratic

I first saw the Wedgewood Rock while studying the Puget landscape in Graduate school.  I remember being thrilled by this enormous rock sitting in the middle of a modest mid-century suburb in northeast Seattle.  The rock is evidence to the size and power of a glacier that once covered the entire Puget basin.  It was…

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