Mark Catesby and Natural Histories: Artists Forage in Science and Nature

Schmidt Center Gallery
November 9, 2001 - January 19, 2002

Artists in the Exhibition: Bill Burns, Catherine Chalmers, Sam Easterson, Joe Fedderson, Walton Ford, Florencio Gelabert, Alexis Rockman, Christy Rupp, Michael Zansky.

"Natural Histories" is an exhibition of nine contemporary artists presented concurrently and in association with the Mark Catesby exhibition. The works in the exhibition represent a range of views and methods artists employ to explore environmental issues and the complex relationships between science, nature and contemporary society.

Images (clockwise from top left): Two installation views of the Schmidt Center Gallery; installation detail of work by Catherine Chalmer (photographs) and Christy Rupp (sculptures on floor and wall); Michael Zansky's installation of 8 ft. tall carved and painted wooden panel in the Schmidt Center Gallery Public Space.