Stitching Climate Science & Solutions by Dr. Laura Guertin
On View: October 1, 2022 – January 8, 2023
Opening Reception: Sunday, October 2 from 2 – 4 PM. All are welcome.
Gallery open daily from 9 AM – 4 PM (closed on Nov 24 and Dec 24 – Jan 2)
Note: Gallery may occasionally be closed for meetings or programs. Please call ahead to confirm availability if you are driving from a distance: 610-647-8870
About the Exhibition:
This collection of quilted and crocheted pieces calls attention to changes in local-to-global climate data and the actions we can take in addressing these changes. Pieces include examples from Philadelphia, PA, and the Louisiana coast.
About the Artist:
Laura Guertin is a Distinguished Professor of Earth Sciences at Penn State Brandywine in Media, Pennsylvania. She has a Ph.D. in marine geology & geophysics from the University of Miami-Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science and a B.A. in geology from Bucknell University. She teaches introductory-level Earth science courses for non-science majors and has a passion for communicating science to K-12 students and at public outreach events. Starting in 2017, Laura merged her hobbies of crocheting and quilting with her science background. From crocheting temperature data to creating quilts that share science stories from her ocean explorations, she embraces the opportunity to use art as a way to engage all audiences in conversations about Planet Earth.
Learn more about Dr. Laura Guertin:
Click here for her professional portfolio
Click here for more science and art products
Click here for resources for crocheting/knitting science data