A State of Change

Thursday Feb 10 2011   18:00:00
Mechanics’ Institute  , San Francisco, CA  map

Thursday, February 10 at 6:00 p.m.
Laura Cunningham
, artist and author of A State of Change, will give a slideshow presentation and sign copies of her book.
Mechanics’ Institute Library, 57 Post St., San Francisco, CA 94104
Free for Mechanics’ Institute members, $12 general admission; for more information visit milibrary.org.

Laura CunninghamLaura Cunningham, an artist and naturalist, studied paleontology and biology at the University of California, Berkeley, and has worked at various field biology jobs for the California Department of Fish and Game, the U.S. Geological Survey, and other organizations, getting to know such species as the Owens Valley pupfish, the southern California steelhead trout, the Yosemite toad, and the Panamint alligator lizard. Simultaneously, she has been studying and painting California’s historic and living wildlife, flora, and unique landscapes. She lives near Death Valley National Park, where she cofounded the group Basin and Range Watch to explore the historical ecology of the desert ecosystems of California and Nevada, and to protect them. Visit her blog at https://laura-cunningham-art-nature.blogspot.com/.

Photo by Kevin Emmerich