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Science Stories Artist Talks

by Ray Zill on 2023-02-07T13:07:00-08:00 | 0 Comments

Science Stories

A Collaboration of Book Artists and Scientists


Virtual Artist Talks

The James F. Holly Rare Books Room will be hosting three artist talks for the community to attend virtually via Zoom. All are welcome to attend, listen to stories from the artists, and ask questions.

Need accessibility accommodations? Reach out to, and we will do our best to meet your needs.


Zoom information below is for all three events.

Zoom Link:

Meeting ID: 873 8928 6495


Thursday, March 2, 2023 2:00pm-3:30pm

2:00pm Anne Greenwood-Rioseco and Daniela del Mar

Anne Greenwood-Rioseco is a multidisciplinary artist, horticulturist, educator, and community arts facilitator whose work navigates the edges of place, history, and transformation. Her artistic practice weaves together collaborative and social practices alongside installation, book arts, and textile work.

Daniela is a multidisciplinary artist, activist, and educator whose work blends traditional print processes with bilingual poetry + social practice. They center queer and marginal spaces to facilitate connection beyond borders in text-based work, collaborative practices, and book arts.

Their book Enmeshed is is part of the Science Stories exhibit.

2:45pm Suze Woolf

Suze Woolf, a Seattle-based artist, studied ceramics and printmaking at the University of Washington and worked in computer graphics for many years. Inspired by nature and science, she explores media from painting, paper-casting, artist books, and pyrography to installation – sometimes all together. She has completed numerous artist residencies, curated exhibitions, and her work has been shown in galleries and museums throughout the western United States.

Suze's works Bark Beetle Book Vol. XXXII: Obligate Mutualism and Bark Beetle Book Vol. XXXIV: Resource Competition are part of the Science Stories exhibit.


Thursday, March 9, 2023 2:00pm-3:30pm

2:00pm Mark Hoppmann

Mark Hoppmann is an artist living and working in Tacoma, Washington. Born and raised on a Nebraska wheat farm, Mark spent one year traveling in Europe, while studying art in Florence, Italy. After graduating, from Drake University in 1978 with a BFA in fine arts, he spent twenty years in the graphic arts industry as a press operator, bindery specialist, and pre-press technician. His paintings, drawings, and artists’ books are influenced by his roots in the wheat fields of western Nebraska, his studies in Florence, Italy, and his love of the Pacific Northwest.

Mark's book A Tahoma Reliquary is is part of the Science Stories exhibit.

2:45pm Lucia Harrison

Lucia Harrison is a visual artist and Faculty Emeriti at The Evergreen State College where she taught art/science interdisciplinary programs. She believes that combining visual art, science, and environmental education is a way to win hearts and minds for conservation. Her artwork draws attention to the natural and human history of South Puget Sound in Washington State.  Most recently she has focused on the connection between native plants and animals.  She makes paper and botanical contact prints, draws with ink and watercolor, and incorporates stitching into many of her projects.  She lives in Tacoma, Washington.

Lucia is the co-curator for Science Stories and the creator of take-and-make Magic Books.


Thursday, March 16, 2023 2:00pm-3:30pm

2:00pm Ellen Sollod

Ellen Sollod creates artist books, photographs, installations, and occasional sound and video projects. Thematically, her work often explores a site’s hidden history, contemporary politics, or scientific phenomena. An artist/activist, she is grounded in a commitment to civic, environmental, and social responsibility. She often works outside traditional art venues such as creating installations in nature, historic houses or using the USPS as a vehicle for reaching her audience. Sollod frequently collaborates with scientists and other artists. She lives and works in Seattle.

Ellen's book Field Study: Ice Crystals of Antarctica is is part of the Science Stories exhibit.

2:45pm Jessica Spring

Jessica Spring began her interest in typesetting and printing as a phototypesetter in the 1980s. She has been a letterpress printer ever since, most recently inventing Daredevil Furniture to help other printers set type in circles, curves and angles. Her work at Springtide Press-artist books, broadsides, and ephemera where typography plays a central role-is included in collections around the country and abroad. She has collaborated on the Dead Feminists broadside series since 2008 and co-authored Dead Feminists: Historic Heroines in Living Color. Spring has an MFA from Columbia College Chicago

Jessica's book Tensile: A Sublime Love Story is is part of the Science Stories exhibit.


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