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Winds of Change: Bridging Art and Science

Entomologist/artist Diane Ullman with her tomato sculpture.

Mark your calendars. A professor renowned for bridging art and science will address a UC Davis Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology seminar on April 25 in Meyer Hall, UC Davis campus. Entomologist/artist Diane Ullman of the UC Davis Department...

Entomologist/artist Diane Ullman with her tomato sculpture.
Entomologist/artist Diane Ullman with her tomato sculpture.

Entomologist/artist Diane Ullman with her tomato sculpture.

This is Nature's Gallery, a UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program project installed in 2012 in the Ruth Storer Gardens, UC Davis Arboretum, off Garrod Drive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is Nature's Gallery, a UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program project installed in 2012 in the Ruth Storer Gardens, UC Davis Arboretum, off Garrod Drive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is Nature's Gallery, a UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program project installed in 2012 in the Ruth Storer Gardens, UC Davis Arboretum, off Garrod Drive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Co-founders and co-directors of the UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program are noted ceramic mosaic artist Donna Billick (left) and UC Davis entomologist/artist Diane Ullman. They are standing in front of Nature's Gallery, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Co-founders and co-directors of the UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program are noted ceramic mosaic artist Donna Billick (left) and UC Davis entomologist/artist Diane Ullman. They are standing in front of Nature's Gallery, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Co-founders and co-directors of the UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program are noted ceramic mosaic artist Donna Billick (left) and UC Davis entomologist/artist Diane Ullman. They are standing in front of Nature's Gallery, UC Davis Arboretum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Time Is Ticking...Do You Fuse Art with Science?

If fuse art with science through drawings, paintings, watercolors, photographs, sculptures, textiles, video, or mixed media, consider entering the Consilience of Art and Science Show at the Pence Gallery, Davis. Here a honey bee

Time is ticking...do you fuse art with science? Is your art ready to show? Organizers of the Consilience of Art and Science Show, a biannual display sponsored by the UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program and the Pence Art Gallery, Davis, are...

If fuse art with science through drawings, paintings, watercolors, photographs, sculptures, textiles, video, or mixed media, consider entering the Consilience of Art and Science Show at the Pence Gallery, Davis. Here a honey bee
If fuse art with science through drawings, paintings, watercolors, photographs, sculptures, textiles, video, or mixed media, consider entering the Consilience of Art and Science Show at the Pence Gallery, Davis. Here a honey bee "poses" on a yellow rose in the winter. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If fuse art with science through drawings, paintings, watercolors, photographs, sculptures, textiles, video, or mixed media, consider entering the Consilience of Art and Science Show at the Pence Gallery, Davis. Here a honey bee "poses" on a yellow rose in the winter. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 3:57 PM

Come for the Flowers, Stay for the Bugs

A honey bee foraging on a redbud, Cercis canadensis, at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're going to the UC Davis Arboretum Member Appreciation Plant Sale, set Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Garrod Drive, you'll be in plant heaven. You'll see drought-tolerant plants, plants perfect for...

A honey bee foraging on a redbud, Cercis canadensis, at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on a redbud, Cercis canadensis, at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on a redbud, Cercis canadensis, at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This bug will greet you in the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This bug will greet you in the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This bug will greet you in the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Buggy eyes, long antennae and a colorful body characterize this garden art in the UC Davis Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Buggy eyes, long antennae and a colorful body characterize this garden art in the UC Davis Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Buggy eyes, long antennae and a colorful body characterize this garden art in the UC Davis Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An Oregon grape, Berberis aquifolium, glows in the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An Oregon grape, Berberis aquifolium, glows in the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An Oregon grape, Berberis aquifolium, glows in the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 5:53 PM

Mayflies, Fish and the Fusion of Art and Science

Retired marine fisheries specialist Chris DeWees fuses art with science.

This week while searching through backyard  photos, I came across a mayfly I photographed on July 1, 2012 on our flowering artichoke. It looked like a little ol' man skiing through a purple landscape of spiked petals. How did the mayfly wind up on...

Retired marine fisheries specialist Chris DeWees fuses art with science.
Retired marine fisheries specialist Chris DeWees fuses art with science.

Retired marine fisheries specialist Chris DeWees fuses art with science.

Posted on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:18 PM

UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale!

Honey bee heading toward a bulbine (Bulbine frutesens). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you missed the first fall plant sale at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Garrod Drive, you're in luck. The next public sale is Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We attended the sale on Saturday, Oct. 11 and it was the equivalent of...

Honey bee heading toward a bulbine (Bulbine frutesens). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee heading toward a bulbine (Bulbine frutesens). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee heading toward a bulbine (Bulbine frutesens). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging on a blanket flower (Gallardia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee foraging on a blanket flower (Gallardia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee foraging on a blanket flower (Gallardia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These are some of the bee condos that bee enthusiast/UC Master Gardener Tom Tucker displayed at the Oct. 11 fall sale. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
These are some of the bee condos that bee enthusiast/UC Master Gardener Tom Tucker displayed at the Oct. 11 fall sale. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

These are some of the bee condos that bee enthusiast/UC Master Gardener Tom Tucker displayed at the Oct. 11 fall sale. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Plant enthusiasts attending the Oct. 11 fall sale. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Plant enthusiasts attending the Oct. 11 fall sale. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Plant enthusiasts attending the Oct. 11 fall sale. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 9:20 PM

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