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2017

  • 1/1-1/7: Curating the @iamsciart Twitter account! Primary topics: a) strategies for integrating drawing in science classrooms and b) basic instruction to avoid the “told but not taught” issue which is unfortunately common when drawing integration is attempted.
  • 1/12-19: Writing Residency; Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research Station; northeast Colorado
  • 1/21: Wyoming Humanities Council “Insight: Legends”; invited public talk about The Ecologically True Story of the Tortoise and the Hare; Cheyenne, WY
  • 2/20: Drawn to Illustration; In a 1-hour live webinar hosted by the Textbook & Academic Authors Association, I provided tips on working with an illustrator, plus a couple of hands-on activities for creating your own concept sketches or finished illustrations.
  • 4/3: Center for Global Studies poster presentation entitled “Drawn to Science-Using the Arts to Investigate Social, Conservation & Ecological Relationships”; invited public presentation about The Ecologically True Story of the Tortoise and the Hare; Laramie, Wyoming
  • 5/15: Invited panelist for Graduate Writing Workout, a thesis/dissertation writing course; University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.
  • 5/23: Invited plenary Talk about art-science integration as a way to communicate science; Western Division of American Fisheries Society; Missoula, MT
  • 5/24: “Drawn to Food” sketching and illustration workshop; Moonlight Kitchens, Missoula, MT
  • 6/2017 & 7/2017: Teaching drawing skills and how to integrate drawing into science learning; University of Wyoming Art Museum’s Summer Teaching Institute; in-person and distance education sessions; Laramie, WY
  • 8/8: Invited ignite talk about drawing and science, as part of “Ecological Art-Science Collaborations.” Ecological Society of America annual meeting; Portland, Oregon (details)
  • 8/10: Research presentation on representation of ecological concepts in children’s books; Ecological Society of America annual meeting; Portland, Oregon (details)
  • 8/30-12/6: Art of Science Communication graduate-level professional development course; University of Wyoming, 3-credit graduate seminar
  • 9/5 & 9/12: Drawn to Field Journaling; introductory field sketching courses for First-Year Seminar focused on natural history; University of Wyoming
  • 9/23: 2 Drawn to the Outdoors workshops; Wyoming Outdoor Council 50th anniversary celebration; Lander, Wyoming
  • 10/20: Integrating the Arts into Science Education; a professional development training for UW Science Initiative’s  Learning Actively Mentoring Program
  • 11/2017-1/2018: Exhibit of “The Ecologically True Story of the Tortoise and the Hare” hosted by the University of Wyoming’s Biodiversity Institute. Exhibit opening reception will be 5:30-7:30 p.m., November 16, 2017 at the Berry Center.

2016

2015

  • 1/2015: Sketching for Scientists; Harvard University/Harvard Forest
  • 1/2015: Drawn to the Landscape; Harvard University/Harvard Forest
  • 6/2015: Drawn to Natural History; Glacier Institute; Glacier National Park
  • 6/2015: Drawn to Life-Visual Note-Taking; Old Man River Valley, Alberta
  • 7/2015: GNSI Drawing Toolkit; Arcadia University, Pennsylvania; Guild of Natural Science Illustrators
  • 8/2015: Drawn to Science-Teacher Professional Development; Roadmap to STEM Conference, Wyoming Department of Education; Sheridan, WY
  • 8/2015: Drawn to Biodiversity workshop; Biodiversity Institute; Laramie, WY
  • 8/2015: Communicating Science Vividly; Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting; Baltimore, MD
  • 8/2015: Drawn to Natural History; Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting; Baltimore, MD
  • 9/2015: Drawn to Biodiversity; Biodiversity Institute; Laramie, WY
  • 10/2015: Drawn to Water-WY Girl Scouts Intro to Field Journals & Data Collection; Biodiversity Institute; Laramie, WY
  • 10/2015: Drawn to Water-WY Girl Scouts Field Journals & Field Sketching; Biodiversity Institute; Laramie, WY

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