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Virtual Artist Lecture: Anna Davidson
August 9, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Presented by the Sierra Nevada University MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program and SNU Galleries as part of our online artist lecture series.
Anna Davidson is a visual artist, scientist and educator in Northern California, USA. Concerned with ecological breakdown, her work fuses art, ecology, and biology. Starting expeditionary in nature, her work manifests in sculpture, video, sound, performance and bioart. She completed her M.F.A in Visual Arts (2016) following the completion of her Ph.D. in plant ecophysiology (2014), both from the University of California, Davis. Davidson splits her time working as an artist and a scientific researcher at UC Davis studying tree physiological responses to climate change. She also teaches sculpture at California State University Sacramento and has taught at the San Francisco Art Institute, and UC Davis. Davidson has numerous scientific and artistic publications, has exhibited internationally and attended several residencies including the Arctic Circle Residency in Svalbard, Norway, Djerassi in Woodside, California and Tropical Lab in Singapore. She is the co-curator for ArtLab, an art science residency out of Rio Brazil and founder of the Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous at UC Davis, in affiliation with Leonardo, the International Society of Art, Science and Technology.