a better nectar
January 27 – April 12, 2015
University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach

Umwelt: Human Eavesdropping into a Bee’s World
Thurs, Mar. 26, 2015 | 7 – 9 pm

Discussion with Jessica Rath and panelists:
Dr. Wayne Wright, Dept. of Philosophy, California State University, Long Beach
Dr. Natania Meeker, Depts. of French and Comparative Literature, University of Southern California
Dr. Anne Leonard, Dept. of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno
Moderated by curator Kristina Newhouse.

UAM directions and parking

for a better nectar catalog contact the UAM.

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(photo credits: Aisha Singleton [top & bottom], Brian Forrest [middle])


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/upcoming exhibitions
1/2016 Mark Dion, Jessica Rath, Dana Sherwood: Infirmary, Pitzer College, CA
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