Ruth Catchen and Carolyn DeCristofano, collaborators in a pilot project to add the arts to a visable STEM curriculum, Engineering is Elementary, discuss the process and importance of making STEM into STEAM.Listen ->
Art and Earth Science
Art, Natural Science, and Science
Artists have used the Earth as inspiration and as subject matter for millennia. This channel will highlight existing projects and discuss where the geosciences and artists can collaborate to bring new insights to what happens at the boundary between the disciplines. We are particularly interested in building research agendas to support this growing field.
Logo by Cassini Nazir.
Looking Behind and to the Future with Susan Eriksson
In light of World Youth Skills Day, producer of the Art & Earth Science channel, Susan Eriksson, shares her passion for geology and how pivotal moments in her life have affected her career even to this day.Listen ->
Desert Sustainability and Performance Art
Matthew Garcia discusses his desert-based art and ecology initiative – DesertArtLAB. Desert ArtLAB seeks to inform a discourse of place in desert urban landscapes, while challenging desert residents to consider how indigenous desert ecology can inform identity, equality and resilience in our desert communities.Listen ->
Climate Artist Diane Burko with Writer Miriam Seidel
Artist Diane Burko talks about her evolution from landscape painter to climate artist, and using art to help raise awareness about climate change, in a conversation with writer and critic Miriam Seidel.Listen ->
Coral Reef Mosaic Projects
Dr. Tim Lueker, geoscience researcher and mosaic artist, strives to save the ocean through mosaic art as outreach to promote awareness of climate issues affecting the oceans and environment. Dr. Lueker discusses how his coral reef, mosaic projects with schools brings to light the threats to the natural world, expecially the oceans, from greenhouse gas […]Listen ->
Introduction to Art and Earth Science
Dr. Kathy Ellins and Dr. Susan Eriksson address the current status of art and earth science collaborations and new directions that could bolster their utility in geoscience research and education. Dr. Kathy Ellins works in the office of Outreach and Diversity in the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin, while Dr. Susan […]Listen ->