Summer Highlight: Ocean Artists

Summer Highlight: Ocean Artists

I’m working with two groups of young artists this week at Sonoma State University. After several days of discussions on marine ecology, drawing and studies of native tide pool creatures, today’s efforts resulted in two 10 ft tall paintings of a kelp...
Biodiversity Artwork

Biodiversity Artwork

Exhibit:¬†BIODIVERSITY, a closer look- Artists Bambi Waterman & Krista Anandakuttan¬†explore lifeforms in porcelain clay and fresco It all started last summer, as a hypothetical. “Would we, could we” show our biology-inspired artwork together? We were...
Just Look: Student Artwork

Just Look: Student Artwork

My rewarding week as a teaching artist… Summary:¬†the future of our world is in good hands. Early Monday morning, in a November rain, I joined the biology teacher and school gardener at Willowside Middle School’s xeric garden, carefully clipping some of the...
Sky Wash

Sky Wash

I use a favorite technique whenever I can, here for a splashy sky on 30 square feet of panels. Working “wet-in-wet” allows the pigment to spread and pool on the already wet surface. I lift one edge and then another, steering its movement. Photo detail of a...