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A Better Nectar Catalog Signing
Saturday, November 14, 2015 | 3-5 pm
Commonwealth & Council
3006 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005 (#202)
(213) 703-9077

This fully illustrated exhibition catalogue (96 pp.) features a 33 1/3 rpm vinyl flexi of Resonant Nest’s six-part score. A limited edition of 500 was published by University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach and printed by Typecraft. Available for $28. For a copy please contact or

Designed by Val Echavarria of Casa Marengo Art & Design, the book focuses on the science and process behind the exhibition A Better Nectar with essays by curator Kristina Newhouse; bee scientist and collaborator Dr. Anne Leonard, University of Nevada, Reno; Drs. Antonia Szabari and Natania Meeker, University of Southern California; and the artist.

Bronze Artist Proofs of the hive project from upcoming exhibition Infirmary: Mark Dion, Jessica Rath, Dana Sherwood are available through Commonwealth and Council.


Upcoming Exhibitions

January 2016
Infirmary: Mark Dion, Jessica Rath, Dana Sherwood
Curators Ciara Ennis and Bill Anthes
Pitzer College Galleries, Claremont, CA

January 2017
The Center for Art and the Environment
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV


California Community Foundation Mid-Career Fellowship
Lauren Bon and The Metabolic Studio Grant (for a better nectar)
COLA Fellowship, Los Angeles Dept of Cultural Affairs
Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant (for a better nectar)
Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation Grant (for a better nectar)

recent exhibitions
1/2015 Solo Exhibition: A Better NectarCSU Long Beach, CA
7/2014 Ghost Appendages, (POST, LA [as curator])
6/2014 Daughters of Bad Girls, (Klaus von Nichtssagend, NY)
5/2014 C.O.L.A. Fellowship Exhibition, (LA Municipal Gallery)
3/2014 Solo Exhibition: Buzz Pollinate: Slits, Pores, Valves (Theodore Payne)
1/2014 Art Los Angeles Contemporary (Jack Hanley)
12/2013 NADA, Miami (Jack Hanley)
10/2013 Carter Citizen, Los Angeles, CA
10/2013 Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA [as curator]
9/2013  Perlman Museum, Carleton College, Northfield, MN
7/2013 Flag Art Foundation, NYC
4/2013  Weird Science, Jack Hanley Gallery, NYC

nectar press
KCRW ‘All Things Considered‘ Interview with Lisa Napoli
Art Ltd review
KCET Artbound
LA Weekly

ripe press
Smithsonian article on RIPE
LA Daily News on RIPE at City of LA Fellowship Exhibition
Printmaking LA feature on RIPE at UPE, LA

apple breeder critical writing & press
Who Will Remember Us, Plants and the Archive
by Antonia Szabari and Natania Meeker
Edinburgh University Press, (forthcoming)
X-TRA review by Ellen Birrell (Summer 2013)
New York Times
v.e.n.u.e. interview
Art Ltd
LA Weekly interview
Artforum review
Art in America review
Tedx talk on Youtube