Tues Feb 3 Geotherapy Mara Haseltine bioartist Lecture SVA

Lecture info 

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 7:00pm
School of Visual Arts
209 E 23rd St, New York
3rd Floor Amphitheater

Mara G. Haseltine is an internationally renowned artist known for her sculptural renditions of microscopic life forms. She was an early pioneer in the translation of bioinformatics into three-dimensional forms. She is an ardent environmentalist and co-founder of The Green Salon, an international think tank devoted to environmental solutions. In 2011, Haseltine was an artist-in-residence at University College of Dublin in Ireland and Tara Oceans also an artist-in-residence for Imagine Science Films for the years 2012-2013. Haseltine received her undergraduate degree in Studio Art and Art History from Oberlin College and her master’s degree from the San Francisco Art Institute with a double degree in New Genres and Sculpture. She has exhibited and worked throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and at the National Museum of Trinidad and Tobago in the Port of Spain, Trinidad. She has taught at The New School in NYC, and she is a member of both the Sculptors Guild of NYC as well as the Explorer’s Club. She works out of Brooklyn, New York.