a better nectar returns to California in January, 2019 at College Art Gallery, College of the Canyons in Valencia. (photo: Aisha Singleton)

Last of the Herd, a Super 8 film screening at Nevada Museum of Art on November, 2017.

Hive in Recess_Honey to Brood

Honey to Brood from The Ocelots of Foothill Boulevard, Pitzer College Galleries in 2016.

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Lecture, Libertine Botany Conference, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

January – April 2019
a better nectar, College Art Gallery, College of the Canyons, Valencia, CA

April 2019
Field research in the wild apple forests of Kazakhstan with funding from Art Center Faculty Project Grant 

recent lectures
January 24-26, 2018 Gillespie Science Museum & Dupont Library, Stetson University, Deland, FL
November 16, 2017  Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
July 27, 2017   Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada
July 9, 2017  Free Radicals Symposium, Art Center, Pasadena, CA
June 28, 2017    Wassaic Projects, Wassaic, New York

recent exhibitions
Jan – Apr 2018
a better nectar (solo exhibition)
Hand Art Center + Gillespie Science Museum, Stetson University, FL

Aug – Nov 2017
Cross Pollination (group show)
516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM

Sep – Nov 2017
take me to the apple breeder
El Dorado Arts Council, Placerville, CA

May – Aug 2017
Shifting Habitats (solo)
The Center for Art and the Environment , Nevada Museum of Art, Reno

Jan – Apr 2017
A Better Nectar
The College of New Jersey Fine Art Gallery, Trenton, NJ

Jan – Apr  2016
The Ocelots of Foothill Boulevard:
Mark Dion, Jessica Rath, and Dana Sherwood
Pitzer College Art Galleries, CA

a better nectar catalog 

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 email the studio (see info page).

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.


selected press
Artillery on The Ocelots of Foothill Blvd.
Artillery and KCRW ‘All Things Considered‘ on a better nectar
Smithsonian article on Ripe
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)
v.e.n.u.e. interview
Artforum review
Art in America review
Tedx talk on Youtube