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EDUCATION

 

1991  Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, MFA Sculpture

1988  Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

1984  Yale University, New Haven, CT, BA Sculpture & Minor in Forestry

1981  The Architectural Association, London, England

 

 

COMMISSIONS

2020          Diatom Pavers, East Midtown Greenway East River Park, New York, NY

2019          Meander Walk for Stevens Creek Environmental Center, Charlotte, NC

2018          Topo Map for School Avenue, Walton Arts Center/NEA Our Town Grant, Fayetteville, AR

2018          Karman Vortex, Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2017          Diatom Lace, The Mussel Hatchery: Exhibition and Mussel Field Station, Fairmount Waterworks, Philadelphia, PA

2017          Tide Fields and River Rooms, Bartram's Garden, Philadelphia, PA 

2016          Sky Blossoms, Shaker Lakes Garden Club, Mall C, Cleveland Convention Center, OH

2016          Ravine Runnel, Frick Environmental Education Center, with LaQuatra Bonci, Pittsburgh PA

2016          Three Views of a River, Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, PA

2015          River Return, San Antonio River Foundation, San Antonio, TX

2015          Fly Line, McColl Center for Art, Brightwalk Neighborhood, Charlotte, NC

2014          Ornithochory, Tualatin Hills Park, Beaverton, OR

2014          Swale, Bridge for Thomas Road, with J2 Landscape Architects, Scottsdale, AZ

2013          Rain Yard, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia, PA

2010          Dendritic Decay Garden, Washington Ave Green at Pier 53, Philadelphia, PA

2010          Tide Poles, Yonkers Waterfront Development Commission, Yonkers, NY (ongoing)

2010          River of Shade, Harmon Library Park, Building by Richard/Bauer, Architects, Phoenix, AZ

2009          Riverine, Water and Land Art Festival, Niigata, Japan

2009          Ridge and Valley, The Arboretum at Penn State University, University Park, PA

2009          Tampa Wind, University of South Florida, Environmental Sciences Building, Tampa, FL

2009          Rain Wall & Garden for the Springside School, collaboration with Philadelphia Water

                  Department & Philadelphia Horticultural Society, Philadelphia, PA

2008          Tide Flowers, Hudson River Park, Mathews Nielson Associates, New York NY (ongoing)

2006          Lotic Meander, Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada

2005          River Eyelash, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA

2004          Streamlines, North Carolina Zoo, Ashboro, NC

2004          Cloudstones, Seattle Arts Commission for Mineral Springs Park, Seattle WA

2004          Waterlines, Delaware River Port Authority PATCO Line Art in Transit, Collingswood NJ

2003          Watermap, Friends’ Central School, with Graham Gund Architects, Wynnewood, PA

2003          Acid Mine Drainage & Art, collaboration with Julie Bargmann, Bob Deason, and

                  T. Allan Comp, volunteers and the community of Vintondale, Vintondale, PA (start 1995)

2002          Lentic, Schuylkill Environmental and Educational Center, Philadelphia, PA

2001          Pattern Book, Water Scroll and Bead Maze, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, The Carl

                  Sagan Discovery Center, with The Rockwell Group, Bronx, NY

1998          Wissahickon Food Web, Morris Arboretum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1997          Cornerstones, Seattle Art Commission, for the Eastlake Neighborhood Seattle, WA

1997          Arroyo, Fire & Police Station,1st Police District & Engine Company 60, City of Philadelphia

                  Department of Architecture, Cecil Baker Associates, Architects, Philadelphia, PA

1994          Memorial for the Pennsylvania Recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, Capital

                  Complex, with Winifred Lutz, Harrisburg, PA

 

* indicates catalogue

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2020  Collected Water, Towson University Art Gallery, Towson, MD 

2016  Collaborations with Nature, Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA

2013  Crum Creek Meander, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore PA

2013  Spiral Wetland, Walton Arts Center, Lake Fayetteville, Fayetteville AR

2012  Straw Garden, From Waddle to Watershed, Part of the Next Fifty, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA

2007  Captured River, Denison University, Granville, OH

2005  Blue Lake, Lafayette College Art Gallery, Easton, PA *

2002  Mold Garden, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI *

1998  Urban Oldfield, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA *

1996  Charts, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

1996  Watercourse, Rosen-Wolff Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA *

1993  A Month of Tides, Wolfson Gallery, Miami Dade Community College, Miami, FL

 

 

PARTIAL LIST OF GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018  Wake, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY 

2015  Keeping Watch on Water, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC

2013  Sensing Change, Chemical Heritage Society Philadelphia, PA

2011  Blue Grass, Creations-sur-le-Champs, Mt. Saint Hilaire, Ontario, Canada

2011  Bushkill Curtain, The Art of Urban Environments, Easton, PA

2010  Beyond Sublime/Changing Nature, Walton Art Center, Fayetteville, AR *

2009  Edible Landscapes, Schuylkill Environmental Education Center, Philadelphia, PA

2007  Emily Dickinson, Rendered, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY *

2006  On Ice, Lafayette College Easton, PA

2004  The Tender Land, Armory Arts Center, Pasadena, CA

2002  Ecovention, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH *

2001  Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany *

2001  Fresh Kills, Artists Respond: Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island NY

2000  Unnatural Science, Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA *

2000  Eco-Revelatory Design, National Building Museum, Washington, DC

2000  Design Culture Now, Design Tri-annual: Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum New York, NY*

2000  Utopiaries, Fictions for Cultivated Space, Temple Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1999  Drip, Blow and Burn, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY *

1998  Transatlantic Connections, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh (traveling Scotland 1998 -1999)

 

 

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

 

2019  Penn Future Award for Women in Conservation

2018  Henry Meigs Environmental Leadership Award 

2016  Invited Art Residency at Monte Azul, Chirripo, Costa Rica

2014  Public Art Year in Review Award: Spiral Wetland selected as one of the forty best projects (2013)

2014  DC Water Green Infrastructure Challenge Award with Urban Rain Design and Nitsch Engineering

2013  NEA Our Town Grant with the Community Design Center for School Avenue, Fayetteville, AR

2013  Potomac & Maryland Chapter Merit Award winner with Biohabitats: Washington Avenue Green

2013  Infill Philadelphia Soak It Up Design Award, w. Roofmeadow, m2 Architects, Meliora Engineering

2012  NEA Our Town Grant with the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education for Rain Yard

2010  Public Art Year in Review Award: Ridge & Valley selected as one of the forty best projects (2009)

2009  Best of Philly Schools: Best Outdoor Classroom, Philadelphia Magazine, September 2009

2006  Artist in Residence Award, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

2004  Artist in Residence Award, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2002  Excellence in Estuary Award, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary Inc.

2000  Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, “Artist as Catalyst” with The Fabric Workshop and Museum

1999  Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship

1999  Artist in Residence Award, The Fabric Workshop and Museum

1992  Pew Fellowship of the Arts

1992  New Forms Regional Grant

 

 

ART PLANS

 

2011  Harmony Oaks Redevelopment Design Charrette, with LaQuatra Bonci, New Orleans, LA

2010  Legacy Trail Public Art Master Plan, with Todd Bressi, Lexington, KY

 

COLLECTIONS

 

American Embassy in Ottawa, Canada, Philadelphia Water Department, Hammond Museum,

Barbara and Ted Aronson, Randy Dalton, Pilchuk Glass School, Larry Becker Contemporary Art

 

 

VISITING ARTIST

 

2019   City of Lancaster Stormwater and Public Art Departments

2018   Pittsburgh Council on the Arts

2017  Johns Hopkins Exhibit Design Masters Program 

2016  Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN

2015  Penn Environmental Humanities Program Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

2015  University of Oregon Department of Landscape Architecture, Eugene, OR

2013  Wabash Valley Art Spaces, as part of an NEA Our Town grant, Terre Haute, IN

2012  Philadelphia Water Department, Philadelphia, PA

2009  University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2008  Minneapolis College of Art, Minneapolis, MN  

2008  Montclair University, Montclair NJ

2007  Savannah College of Art, Savannah, GA

2007  Denison University, Granville OH

2006  Parsons School of Art New York, NY

2006  UMass Dartmouth Artisan Program, Dartmouth, MA

2005  Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2005  Penn State University Landscape Architecture Department Seminar, State College, PA

2004  San Antonio Moving Waters, San Antonio, TX

2003  Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

2003  Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2002  Vermont Studio School, Johnson, VT

2000  Grays School of Art, Aberdeen, Scotland

 

 

LECTURES

 

2019   "When Art and Science Collaborate", Delaware River Basin Commission, Trenton, NJ

2019   "Art in, on, and About the River", Partnership for the Delaware Estuary Summit, Cape May, NJ

2018   "Making a Home for the Rain", Gothenburg City Council, Gothenburg, Sweden

2018   "The Art of Sustainability", symposium, Mural Arts Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 

2017   Maryland Association for Environmental & Outdoor Education, Keynote Speaker, Towson, MD

2014  “What’s Next” The American Institute of Architects, Sarasota Design Conference, Sarasota, FL

2014  “Rain as the Client” NJ chapter of American Society of Landscape Architecture, Trenton, NJ

2013   The American Institute of Architects, Annual Meeting, Keynote Speaker, Philadelphia, PA

2013  “Eroded, Wet & Ugly: Art as Solution” PA Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Millheim, PA

2012  “Drawing Water” Landscape Design Symposium, Connecticut College Arboretum, Waterford, CT  

2011  “Gristle Art in Urban Nature” Pennsylvania Academy for the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2010  “Nature Bats Last” Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Philadelphia, PA

2009  Middlebury College CAPP Lecture, Middlebury, VT

2009  Environmental Studies Symposium on Water, Lafayette University, Easton, PA

2006  Research in Art and Nature Conference, University of Falmouth, Cornwall, England

2006  Abigail Cohen Lecture at Germantown Friends School, Philadelphia, PA

2006  EcoArt/Earthday, Abington Art Center Jenkintown, PA

2005  Art in the Public Realm Forum: Humanities Institute, University of South Florida

2004  Monogahela Symposium for Three Rivers Second Nature, Carnegie Mellon University

2003  Local Water /Global Water Conference, Denison University

2002  Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

2001  19th International Sculpture Conference, Pittsburgh, PA

2000  National Building Museum, Washington, DC

 

 

PANELS

 

2018   "Liquid Assets: New York's Watersheds and Waterways", Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY

2018   Green Building Alliance, Pittsburgh, PA

2017  "EcoScience and EcoArt", INTERCOL17, Beijing, China 

2016  “Jackie Brookner: Of Nature,” Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

2015  “Revealing Process and Place,” Alliance of Artist Communities, Providence, RI  

2016   “Work and Days” School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2013  “Geoscience through the Lens of Art” American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA

2013  “Engaging the Public in Climate Vulnerability and Adaption” Climate Change and America's

          Infrastructure: Engineering, Social and Policy Challenges, Tempe, AZ

2013  “Between the Lip and the Cup” American for the Arts Conference, Pittsburgh, PA

2009  “Art that Works” moderated by Stacy Levy & Lorna Jordan, American for the Arts Conference

          Seattle, WA  

2008  “Earth Art to Eco Art” moderated by Patricia Phillips, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2008  “The Relevance of Art in an Age of Global Warming” moderated by John Grande, Moore   

          College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2006  “The Hudson River as Source” moderated by Jennifer McGregor, Tribeca Performing 

          Arts Center, New York, NY

2004  “Making the Hidden Visible” moderated by Steve Graham, Director of San Antonio Watershed  

          Management, University of South Texas, San Antonio, TX

2004  Facilitator and designer for the Pittsburgh Rivers Museum Charrette, sponsored by the

          Heinz Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2018  Alexandra Toland, Field to Palette, Taylor and Francis Group, London 

2015  Sophie Barbaux, Unique Gardens Editions ICI interface

2015  Eliza Pennypacker amd Stuart Echols, Artful Rain Water Design, Island Press

2012  Glenn Harper and Twylene Moyer ed.,The New Earthwork: Art, Action, Agency

2011  Chris van Uffelen, 500X Art in Public, Braun Publishing, Stuttgart

2009  Andrea Baucon, Geology in Art, tracemaker.com

2007  Adam Arvidson, “Art in the Landscape” Landscape Architecture Magazine, Apr 2007 Cover

2007  Ronald Lee Fleming, The Art of Placemaking, Merrell Press, London

2007  Blaine Brownell, Transmaterial 2, Princeton Architectural Press, NY

2006  Kathy Bruce, “Stacy Levy, Nature Revealed” Sculpture Magazine Dec 2006 Cover

2004  Bogaev, Barbara, Weekend America, PRI Public Radio International, Aug 2004

2004  Heike Strelow ed., Ecological Aesthetics Birkhauser Publishers

2002  Johnson, Ken “A Landfill in the Eyes of Artists Who Beheld It” New York Times Feb 1, 2002

2002  Roots, Garrison, Designing the Worlds Best Public Art, Images Publishing, Victoria, Australia.

2000  Scrupe, Mara Adamitz, “Environment, Audience and Public Art in the New World (Order),

          Sculpture Magazine, Mar 2000

2000  Temin, Christine, “Unnatural Selection at Mass MoCA” Boston Globe, Jul 28, 2000

2000  Smith, Roberta, “In Their Own Worlds...” New York Times, Aug 11, 2000

2000  Muschamp, Herbert, Ideazapoppin: Images Fly at Cooper Hewitt, New York Times, Mar 2000

1999  Bennett, Paul, “Making Water Visible” Landscape Architecture Magazine, Apr 1999

1998  Turner Frederick, “A Cracked Case” Landscape Journal Special Issue

1998  Bennett, Paul, “Rip-Rap” Landscape Architecture, Jun 1998

1997  T. Allan Comp et al., “A Place of Regeneration” Public Art Review, Spring 1997

1996  Seidel, Miriam, “Stacy Levy at Larry Becker and the University of the Arts” Art in America

1992  “Readings” Harpers Magazine, Feb 1992