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Forest Ecology: EcoArt Salon

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Thursday, 05 March 2020, 7:00

Thursday, March 5, 2020. 7:00 PM.  Forest Ecology: EcoArt Salon. Susan Hoenig. Sponsored by    Rutgers University-Newark Paul Robeson Galleries and co-sponsored by the Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience and the Rutgers University-Newark's Department of Arts, Culture and Media.  More information here.


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Artist Susan Hoenig connects Earth and Art to make visible the relationship between habitat, plant, and animal life. She studies the evolutionary impact of the forest understory and leads Walking Tours of herEcological Leaf Sculptures situated beneath eleven trees along a public trail in Graeber Woods Preserve, Franklin Township, New Jersey. Through her exploration of the forest understory, she creates her ongoing ecologically themed Black Walnut ink paintings. Hoenig’s art integrates the life cycle of trees and the synchronous relationship in the pattern of forest regeneration and
the impact of global warming on our changing forest ecosystems.

About the artist:
Susan Hoenig received her MFA from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa and her BA from Bennington College, Vermont. She teaches at the Arts Council of Princeton and in Art Out-Reach Programs. In addition to her artistic pursuits, Susan works at the Featherbed Lane Bird Banding Station in the Sourland Mountains of New Jersey. Hoenig is currently an Artist-in-Residence at the Mountain Lakes Preserve in Princeton, New Jersey, sponsored by Friends of Princeton Open Space. Upcoming exhibitions include:
“Wetland to Woodland”, Mary Waltham and Susan Hoenig, Princeton Public Library, alongside the Princeton Environmental Film Festival. March 1- May 30, 2020
“Art and Music: Touching Sound”, Princeton Artist Alliance, Taplin Gallery, Arts Council of Princeton, March 21- June 2020

Location  Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark, 54 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ, Workshop 2, Room 312