Of COVID, Copenhagen, and Colonialism

September 4, 2021

Kangerlussuaq is called Sondre Strømfjord on this 1957 map of Greenland on display on the ground floor of the Arktisk Institut. The map emphasizes the Danish colonial names in bold lettering, with Greenlandic names present, but in a much smaller font. Those Danish names went by the wayside in 1996 and today you won’t see … Read More

Capturing a Changing Arctic Landscape

August 26, 2021

Kangerlussuaq Airport in 1959 (left) and 2018 when I was last there (right). Photo on left by J.E. Saaby-Hansen, Collection of Danish Arctic Institute. In the summer of 2018 I went on an educational tour of the Canadian Arctic and West Greenland. The last stop, Kangerlussuaq, particularly intrigued me: a town of just 500 citizens that … Read More

Chasing Waterfalls in Brooklyn

June 29, 2021

I Am Water Billboard Exhibition One of my photos is now installed in the “I Am Water” outdoor billboard exhibition in the East Williamsburg-Bushwick neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Given the subject matter, it seems almost too literal that it’s at the intersection of Forrest Street and Flushing Avenue (134 Forrest St. to be exact). The photograph shows a … Read More

Article in Yale Climate Connections

June 7, 2021

Science and conservation journalist Kristen Pope interviewed me for her recent article Artists chronicle climate change in the Arctic and Antarctic, in Yale Climate Connections. Read it here. Pope also discusses  the Antarctic Artists and Writers Collective, of which I am a founding member and talked with the curator of our online exhibition Adequate Earth: Artists and Writers in … Read More

Adequate Earth: Artists and Writers in Antarctica • Jan. 28-May 22, 2021

January 17, 2021

On January 28, 2021, the Antarctic Artists and Writers Collective launches its first online exhibition, Adequate Earth: Artists and Writers in Antarctica, which features works by 13 former participants of the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Artists and Writers Program (AAWP). The exhibition runs through May 22, 2021, and will be accompanied by a series of … Read More

May we have A Show of Hands?

December 3, 2020

This is one of the 50 photographs in the online exhibition A Show of Hands on the website of the photography magazine Don’t Take Pictures, on view now through February 23, 2021. I photographed this exhibit in the Kangerlussuaq Museum on my trip to Greenland in 2018. Here’s a handy (ahem) direct link to the … Read More

Out of Order Fundraiser for Maryland Art Place: July 16-23, 2020

July 14, 2020

Bidding on Marble Steps, Harlem Park (shown above) opens at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 16, in the annual Out of Order auction for Maryland Art Place (MAP). Marble steps are an iconic image of Baltimore. In the photograph above, a Paulownia tree has aggressively asserted itself with sufficient force to lift chunks of marble and … Read More

Now on view at BWI Airport

November 7, 2019

If you’re passing through Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport through January 20, 2020, check out the current exhibition in Terminal D, of Baltimore-Washington area artists responding to the legacy of Leonardo da Vinci. It’s located right inside the doors from outside, and to the left of the TSA screening area. These are two of my hand-colored … Read More

Urban Wilderness Weekend

May 1, 2019

Charm City Meadworks and the Four Alarm Artists are putting on an Urban Wilderness Weekend to kick off Baltimore Wildlife Week, and some of my photos and sculpture from my 2015 Baltimore Ecosystem Study artist-in-residence project will be on view in a pop-up exhibit May 3-5, 2019. Events scheduled include a Friday night costume dance … Read More

BWI Airport Art Exhibition on View

February 17, 2018

The third in a series of exhibitions at BWI Airport is now on view, and once again, I am one of seven Maryland artists with work on display. Fractal Arch, the photograph from Antarctica’s Erebus Ice Tongue cave shown above, is on view in the D/E Concourse, enlarged to seven by ten feet. It will … Read More