Black Canyon Critter

Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado: A 2021 Road Trip Photo Essay

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National State Park in Colorado offers visitors many wonders on a large and small scale.

A Month in the Italian Alps: Documenting an Artist’s Journey

I invite you to follow along with me as I examine and document instances of sacred geometry in the land and nature, deriving inspiration for my art. I will practice respectful and sustainable foraging, testing the physical properties of the natural landscape, like pigmentation, adhesion, and structural integrity, to aid in the making of weavings, clays, natural glues, paints, paper, and more. As I experiment with and study these age-old creative techniques, which are largely brand new to me, I will share with you my processes and discoveries.

Sustainable Swaps

More than 60 percent of fabric fibers are now synthetics, derived from fossil fuels, so if and when our clothing ends up in a landfill (about 85 percent of textile waste in the United States goes to landfills or is incinerated), they will not decay.

Affluent Suburban Neighborhood

Environmental Racism Is Real

Environmental racism exists around the world.  Environmental racism is local.  It’s subtle. This may be because we’re all so much a part of it that we don’t recognize it.