All of my artwork starts with research about the natural world. When I’m not learning from scientists in a lab, museum or in the field, I have my nose in a book. Here’s a curated list of some of my favorite reads that have inspired my work.
– Buzz, Sting, Bite: Why We Need Insects by Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson
– The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Nature by David George Haskell
– The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate by Peter Wohlleben
– Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death by Bernd Heinrich
– The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World’s Rarest Species by Carlos Magdalena
– The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
– The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Ranchers Are Tending the Soil to Reverse Global Warming by Kristin Ohlson
– The Thing with Feathers: The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal About Being Human by Noah Strycker
– Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape by Jill Jonnes
– What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses by Daniel Chamovitz
– ENVIRONMENT AND CRIME IN THE INNER CITY – Does Vegetation Reduce Crime?
– Evaluating the relative effectiveness of patterns on glass as deterrents of bird collisions with glass
– Evaluating the probability of avoiding disease‐related extinctions of Panamanian amphibians through captive breeding programs
– Exposure to Greenness and Mortality in a Nationwide Prospective Cohort Study of Women