Monday, November 2, 5:30pm PATRICIA WATTS will present a lecture entitled
Art and Ecology: An International Perspective, at UNM, Dane Smith Hall, room 127 (west of the terminus of Yale Blvd. N just south of Las Lomas NE on the UNM campus)
Tricia Watts has researched art and nature practitioners since 1994. She is founder and west coast curator of ecoartspace, a nonprofit platform organizing exhibitions and programs in collaboration with artists who address environmental issues in the visual arts. Watts has participated as panelist at numerous conferences and has given lectures at art departments internationally. Most recently she traveled to New Delhi, India to participate in the 48*c Public Art Ecology international festival and symposia, and to Taiwan for the Tropic of Cancer Environmental Art Project (2008-09), including community dialogues and symposia addressing debris fields of aquaculture waste as material for Land Art and cultural engagement. She was Chief Curator at the Sonoma County Museum in Santa Rosa, California (2005-08), where she curated Hybrid Fields, an exhibition of artists who create socially engaged art that inhabits a hybrid space where art and life, art and agriculture, converge.
Presented by UNM Department of Art and Art History
For more information visit www.ecoartspace.org