Finding Aids

  • 871 Fine Arts: Land Arts Ephemera (CAE1212)

    This archive consists of ephemeral material purchased by the Center for Art + Environment from 871 Fine Arts, a gallery that specializes in out-of-print materials. Materials consist of land arts related ephemera.

  • Amy Franceschini & Michael Taussig: This is not a Trojan Horse (CAE1406)

    This project was created by Futurefarmers with Pollinaria, an organic farm and artist residence operating in the rural context of Abruzzo, Italy, during the summer of 2010. Materials in this archive include digital images, video, copies of and original concept sketches, a cardboard model, and correspondence.

  • Andrew Rogers: Rhythms of Life (CAE1106)

    The archive Andrew Rogers: Rhythms of Life consists of materials related to “the world’s largest contemporary art undertaking,” a project that commenced in 1998 that by 2012 was comprised of 49 geoglyphs located in 14 countries across 7 continents. The materials include press articles and photographs of situated geoglyphs.

  • Anna McKee: 68,000 Years of Ice

    Anna McKee received a National Science Foundation Antarctic Visiting Artists and Writers Program grant for the 2009-2010 Antarctic field season, where she used data from the 3,405 meter long ice core to create the artwork titled WAIS Divide Reliquary. Materials include process samples, digital images, research materials, presentations, exhibition ephemera, grant materials, design documents, sketches, watercolors, and prints.

  • Arcy Douglass Land Arts Investigations and Writings Collection, The (CAE0909)

    Arcy Douglass: Land Arts Investigation and Writings archive consists of photographs and writings relating to early earthworks by Michael Heizer, Walter De Maria, Nancy Holt, Robert Smithson, and land arts in general.

  • Ars Contemporaneous Alpinus (CAE1609)

    Ars contemporaneous alpinus (ACA) was a theoretical and applied research project about the issue of site-specific practices taking the natural environment as a context. Based on the Valais, Switzerland, as a case-study and laboratory, ACA sought to contextualize this phenomenon, and to provide it with a critical reading. Materials include video, photographs, essays, maps, posters, other printed ephemera.

  • Artists | Writers | Environments (A|W|E) Grant Program (CAE1119)

    Contains applications, correspondence, images, and in-depth materials from the five finalists of the grant program, a one-year pilot experiment developed by Nevada Museum of Art encouraging artists and writers to work as teams on art + environment projects.

  • Black Rock Solar (CAE1702)

    Black Rock Solar was an outgrowth of the 2007 “Green Man” Burning Man event. It grew into a 501(c)3 nonprofit, tax-exempt organization until its demise in 2017. Materials include organizational papers, press, poster, printed and other ephemera.

  • Boundless Horizons: A Land Art Exhibition (CAE1501)

    The exhibition “Boundless Horizons” was the result of a partnership between the educational outdoor art programs at the Australia National University, MiraCosta College, University of New Mexico, and Colorado State University. Materials include photographs, sculptural objects, printed ephemera, and digital prints.

  • Brandon Ballengée: Love Motel for Insects (CAE1506)

    Love Motel for Insects, a project by Brandon Ballengée, is an ongoing series of outdoor installations intended to construct situations between humans and arthropods. Materials include signage, exhibition ephemera, UV light and fixtures, drawings & sketches, music sound track, digital images, press, and documents, as well as miscellaneous ephemera from other projects.

  • Bryndis Snæbjörnsdóttir & Mark Wilson: Nanoq: Flat out and Bluesome (CAE1310)

    Bryndis Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson created an exhibition of taxidermic polar bears intended not to celebrate the hunter, the collector, the taxidermist or the collection house, but the bear itself. Materials include photographs, posters, research materials, sketches, drawings, plans, correspondence, publications, press materials, and printed ephemera from exhibitions.

  • Buster Simpson: Public Projects (CAE1211)

    Contains catalogs about public projects, including public art installations and sculptures, and master plans. It also includes a stamped aluminum weathervane, sculptures that were made in editions or “schools.” The weathervanes were both sold and given away at potlatches, and placed near polluted sites to attract attention to violated salmon habitats.

  • Canary Project, The (CAE1104)

    Contains materials related to the non-profit organization The Canary Project, which was created to produce art and media to heighten public awareness of human-induced climate change. The archive includes organizational materials, working photographs, and documents and ephemera related to artist projects funded by The Canary Project.

  • Cape Farewell (CAE1602)

    In 2001, the artist David Buckland created the Cape Farewell project to instigate a cultural response to the climate challenge, which is now an international not-for-profit program that uses expeditions to look into the scientific, social and economic realities of climate disruption. Materials include documents, digital images, audio, video, posters, and exhibition ephemera.

  • Cedra Wood: Land Arts and the Riverland Biosphere in Australia (CAE1201)

    Contains Wood’s leather-bound journal with text, drawings, and paintings from the “Environment Studio Artist Exchange University of New Mexico / ANU” (Australian National University), a pilot American-Australian field studies exchange program in June 2011.

  • Cedra Wood: The Arctic Circle (CAE1308)

    Artist Cedra Wood was an artist-in-residence aboard the fall, 2012 Arctic Circle voyage which navigated around southern parts of the Svalbard archipelago and Spitsbergen. Materials include a leather-bound field journal with text, drawings, and paintings; letters from the field enclosed in small vintage glass bottles; correspondence; and, grant application materials.

  • Center for Land Use Interpretation: Wendover Residencies (CAE1041)

    This archive contains materials related to Center for Land Use Interpretation’s (CLUI) Wendover Residency Program, which was created in 1997 to support the development of new interpretive methodologies and ideas.

  • Charles Ross (CAE1509)

    The archive Charles Ross contains materials related to his artistic career and to his long-term project Star Axis. Materials include exhibition ephemera, magazine articles and reviews, and writings by the artist about Star Axis—a project begun in 1976.

  • Chris Drury: Antarctica (CAE1116)

    Drury was in Antarctica with the British Antarctic Survey’s Artists and Writers Fellowship from December 2006–February 2007, where he made large-scale drawings on the ice and took echo soundings which he turned into various artworks. Materials include a handmade model of a Scott Polar Tent, an earth-text piece, his diary, correspondence, and catalogs.

  • Chris Kannen: An Antarctic Extended Season (CAE1307)

    Chris Kannen spent February–April 2008 in the Dry Valleys, Antarctica, for the first extended field season gathering reference material for a series of oil paintings. Materials include inkjet work prints, drawings and watercolor studies, digital images, various NSF documents, and his Antarctic blog.

  • Ciel Bergman: Sea of Clouds What Can I Do (CAE1208)

    Contains exhibition ephemera, photographs, press materials, samples of Plasphalt and source plastics, patent paperwork, field testing kit, and correspondence related to the plastic art installation exhibited in 1987 at the Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Forum, and the creation of Berman’s visionary use of waste plastic in asphalt patented as Plasphalt.

  • Clairissa Stephens: Field of View & Horizons | Lines (Collection CAE1709)

    This archive contains materials from two bodies of work by artist Clairissa Stephens called Field of View, and Horizons | Lines. Materials include sketches and drawings, maps, and photographs.

  • Connie Cahlil: Burning Man Ephemera (CAE1415)

    Connie Cahlil was a Burning Man participant from 2004 through 2014, as well as one of the organization’s critical financial advisors. This archive consists of personal memorabilia from her times on the playa. Materials include Black Rock City maps, What When Where Guides, Survival Guides, BRC Tip Sheets, stickers, decals and other Burning Man ephemera.

  • Dana Fritz: Terraria Gigantica (CAE1409)

    Fritz explores the world’s largest enclosed landscapes as possible impossibilities: Biosphere 2’s ocean in the Arizona desert, Henry Doorly Zoo’s desert in the Great Plains of Nebraska, and Eden Project’s verdant rain forest in Cornwall, England. Materials include three photographs, project information, exhibition ephemera, a book dummy, and press materials.

  • Daniel McCormick & Mary O’Brien: Watershed Sculptures (CAE1309)

    Artists Daniel McCormick and Mary O’Brien create artworks as ecological interventions, adding aesthetics to ecological restoration. The sculptures they create eventually disappear, becoming part of the land and waters they serve to improve. Materials include models, drawings, correspondence, plans, maps, press and other ephemera.

  • Daniela Bertol and David Foell: Sun Farm (CAE1115)

    Contains digital imagery, writings, exhibition ephemera, and press for “Sunfarm”, a 60-acre multidisciplinary project/place and experiential garden created by architects/artists Daniela Bertol and David Foell.

  • David Rosenthal: Paintings of the North and South Polar Regions (CAE1202)

    Contains sketchbooks, watercolor studies, and exhibition catalogs that reflect Rosenthal’s extensive travel in the northern polar region, and 6 Austral summers and 4 Austral winters in the Antarctic as a visiting artist.

  • David Stephenson: The Photographic Sublime (CAE1304)

    The archive "David Stephenson: The Photographic Sublime" contains vintage silver gelatin prints from The New Monuments series, artist proofs pigment ink prints from Light Cities series, and a copy of Stephenson’s dissertation.

  • David Taylor and Marcos Ramírez ERRE: Monuments & DeLIMITations (CAE1507)

    This archive includes materials from two related projects: Monuments, and DeLIMITations. Both projects document borders—the existing Mexico-U.S. border, and the proposed Mexican border of 1821. Materials include working photographs, historic photographic documentation, postcards, and ephemera.

  • Deiro Collection, The (CAE0901)

    The Deiro Collection contains materials relating to early earthworks by Michael Heizer, Walter De Maria, and Charles Ross, collected by Count Guido Robert (Roberto) Deiro, Airline Transport Rated pilot and project consultant.

  • Dennis Parks: International Ceramics (CAE1216)

    Contains materials from Nevada ceramist Dennis Parks, who conducted workshops and lectures about his unique firing techniques throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia. Materials include journals, press, photographs, itineraries, maps, and exhibition catalogs.

  • Deon Reynolds: Harnessing the Wind (CAE1604)

    Deon Reynolds was hired to document the installation of three wind turbine facilities located in Nevada, California, and Texas. Materials include two photographic portfolios, artist information, maps, schedules, promotional materials, grand opening ephemera, and press materials.

  • Desert Lake: The Paruku Project (CAE1302)

    The Paruku Project was a 2-year team effort of scientists, artists, and writers working in one of Australia’s most remote Aboriginal desert communities to assess its environmental and cultural conditions, and then to design cross-cultural and transformational responses. Materials include Aboriginal paintings, team-member artworks, screenprints, correspondence, manuscripts, journals, and printed ephemera.

  • Diane Burko: Vanishing Ice and Snow (CAE1504)

    For more than 40 years, painter Diane Burko has focused on monumental and geological phenomena. Materials include ephemera from Burko’s whole artistic career, cover sheets and working reference photographs from her two bodies of work, Politics of Snow (2007-2010) and Polar Investigations (from 2010- ), an Arctic and Antarctic blog, and online interviews.

  • Dusty Mikel: Burning Man (CAE1313)

    Dusty Mikel’s archive includes materials from her time as a member of the Black Rock Rangers, as organizer of the Outback camp, and as a regional representative of Burning Man. Materials include audio interviews with transcripts of Burning Man founders and contributors, Dusty’s Ranger costume, documents, and objects.

  • Erika Osborne: Mapping Projects (CAE1303)

    This archive consists of materials related to Erika Osborne’s artworks developed during her time with the Land Arts of American West program at the University of New Mexico. Her work explores how human bodies, landscapes, and maps relate to one another. Materials include digital prints, maps, research materials, drawings, video, and a sculptural artwork.

  • Fog Garden (CAE1118)

    Contains models, CAD drawings, videos, slides, field research journals, press materials, workshop materials, research materials, and reports related to the design for a large-scale complex of dew collecting structures in the Atacama Desert by architect Rodrigo Pérez de Arce and his students from La Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

  • Fred Sigman, Bottomlands: Photographs of the Las Vegas Wash Portfolio Collection (CAE1110)

    Local photographer Fred Sigman worked along the banks of the Las Vegas Wash of the Las Vegas Valley, during the last two decades of ecological change and usage patterns; and created the most complete record of the wash during the late 20th century. Materials consist of the portfolio of 15 digital pigment prints.

  • Fred Sigman: The Las Vegas Wash (CAE1311)

    Local photographer Fred Sigman worked along the banks of the Las Vegas Wash of the Las Vegas Valley. Materials include early research materials from 1970–1972, a journal, correspondence, Clark County Wetlands Park promotional materials, digital imagery, book project materials, and press.

  • Fritz Haeg: Projects (CAE1511)

    Fritz Haeg: Projects contains materials related the Sundown Salon; Sundown Schoolhouse; Edible Estates; Animal Estates and, Designing, Constructing, Parading, Rewilding Projects. Materials include articles, brochures, and exhibition and project ephemera.

  • Gregg Schlanger: Waterway for the Black Rock (CAE1704)

    The archive Gregg Schlanger: Waterway for the Black Rock contains materials related to Schlanger’s art installation in 1992 at Burning Man including a grant application, photographs, slides and negatives, correspondence, newsletters, and a small booklet made by Chris de Monterey.

  • Harry Nankin: Cameraless Ecological Photography (CAE1505 )

    Harry Nankin: Cameraless Ecological Photography contains materials related to ten photography projects, as well as Nankin's Master’s Project and Ph.D. thesis. Materials include photography equipment, video, documentary and photographic prints, negatives, documents, slides, notes, and press materials.

  • Heidi Neilson: SP Weather Station (CAE1410)

    SP Weather Station is an interdisciplinary project that collects weather data, hosts a Guest Lecture Series, and organizes weather-related publications, events, and exhibitions. Each year, SPWS publishes a collated portfolio of weather reports created by an invited artist (or artist group). Materials include prints, booklets, drawings, audio files, photos and video.

  • Helen and Newton Harrison: Sierra Nevada: An Adaptation (CAE1411)

    The Harrisons have created a project that proposes a series of long-term ecological responses to recorded temperature increases in the Sierra Nevada. Materials include books, manuscripts, maps, research materials, draft artworks, notes from meetings, and photographic documentation of Sagehen work.

  • Helen Lessick: House for Summer (CAE1210)

    Contains materials related to House for Summer, a living tree sculpture created by Helen Lessick and planted in 1987 at the Hoyt Arboretum in Portland Oregon. Materials include the project description, printed ephemera and field guides, 35mm slide images, digital imagery documenting the growth of the trees from 2006–2011, and press materials.

  • Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison: The Lagoon Cycle (CAE1209)

    Contains the Book of the Lagoons, a handmade book based upon the project and exhibition The Lagoon Cycle. Comprised of 45 hand-colored photographs depicting the story of the seven lagoons, the project interpreted the large-scale ecosystem of the Pacific Rim, local interactions among food production and watersheds, and proposed interventions.

  • Jamey Stillings: Infrastructure and Landscape (CAE1502)

    Jamey Stillings: Infrastructure and Landscape contains materials relating to photography projects at the Hoover Dam Bridge and Ivanpah Solar, as well as a collection of miscellaneous aerial photographs of Nevada by photographer Jamey Stillings. Materials include work prints, catalogs, grants proposals, press materials, research materials, and exhibition ephemera.

  • Jane Ingram Allen: ChengLong Wetlands International Environmental Art Project (CAE1401)

    This collection consists of announcements and ephemera from the ChengLong Wetlands Environmental Art Project Festival from 2010 – 2014.  Materials include exhibition catalogs, exhibition brochures, posters, proposal materials, and digital images.

  • Jane Ingram Allen: Guandu International Outdoor Sculpture Festival (CAE0911)

    This collection consists of announcements and ephemera from the Guandu International Outdoor Sculpture Festival from 2006–2009. Materials include exhibition catalogs, exhibition brochures, festival posters, and e-mail correspondence between Jane Ingram Allen and Bill Fox.

  • Jean de Pomereu: Antarctic Photographs (CAE1218)

    Jean de Pomereu first visited Antarctica in 2003 and he has returned on numerous occasions. Photographs from his expanding body of Antarctic work have been exhibited in galleries in Paris, Shanghai, Brussels, Madrid, and New Zealand. Materials include correspondence, digital images, films, work prints, printed ephemera, and a copy of his Master’s thesis.

  • Jean-Pierre Bonfort: Traveling (CAE1301)

    The archive Jean-Pierre Bonfort: Traveling contains work prints, books, artists books, post cards, maps, and ephemera related to the artist’s travels, which he documents on his cell phone and publishes on inexpensive materials, often creating small offset-printed books and portfolios.

  • Jessica Rath: Projects (CAE1414)

    Jessica Rath: Projects contains materials related to three projects: Take me to the Apple Breeder; Ripe; and, A Better Nectar. Materials include work prints, unglazed cast apples, glazed apples, studies on paper, notebooks, exhibition ephemera, audio files, and press materials.

  • Jim Denevan: Earth Drawings (CAE1312)

    Self-taught artist Jim Denevan began creating ephemeral drawings in beach sand, then later on dry lakes in the desert and on frozen surfaces in the mid-1990s. Materials include extensive digital files on all ephemeral drawings since the early 2000s, including press, sketches, research materials, aerial and satellite photos.

  • Joan Myers: Wondrous Cold, An Antarctic Journey (CAE1103)

    Joan Myers received an Antarctic Artists and Writers Program grant from the National Science Foundation in 2002 that allowed her to photograph life at the Ross Sea Regions and McMurdo Station. Contains research materials, journals, maps, documents, grant applications, press materials, correspondence, and Antarctic and NSF ephemera.

  • John Reid: The Fishman Project (CAE1043)

    Contains maps, photographic portfolio, exhibition ephemera, press, and other supplemental materials related to “The Fishman Project”, an artistic discovery designed to heighten public awareness of threatened forests in Southeast Australia.

  • Joseph DeLappe: Project 929 (CAE1412)

    Joseph DeLappe used an Xtracycle-equipped long-tail touring bike to draw a 460-mile chalk circle around US Air Force bases in an art project aiming to highlight how American deserts could be wired up to solar panels to create clean green energy. Materials include digital images, printed ephemera, two large-format photographs, website printouts, and project ephemera.

  • Judith Belzer: Panama Canal (CAE1705)

    Judith Belzer’s paintings about the Panama Canal juxtapose a highly geometricized structure with the natural landscape, even as she abstracts away from realistic portraiture of the surroundings. Materials include sketches and watercolors, site photos, installation images, maps and postcards from Panama, research materials, printed ephemera, and correspondence.

  • Judy Natal: Future Perfect (CAE1214)

    Judy Natal Future Perfect consists of three photographic suites made in contested sites where human intervention has decidedly affected land use. Materials include journals, contact prints, Polaroid prints, research materials, correspondence, objects, maps, brochures, postcards, stamps, newspaper articles, and exhibition ephemera.

  • Julie Meyer: Icarus (CAE1703)

    Artist Julie Meyer’s research-based practice investigates city fringes and landscape's borders. This archive contains the artist’s project notebook titled Icarus, that documents her mapping process and includes sketches and photographs of Wendover, Utah and West Wendover, Nevada.

  • Katherine Bash: The Atlas for Experimental Poiesis (CAE1402)

    The first and smaller series of this archive is comprised of materials from the Floating Island project initiated by Bash with the writer William L. Fox while in residence at the Center for Land Use Interpretation’s Wendover facility in 2006. The larger part of the archive is Bash’s 2011 bound and boxed PhD thesis, Spatial Poetries: Heuristics for Experimental Poiesis.

  • Kesler Woodward: The 1899 Harriman Expedition Retraced (Collection CAE1510 )

    Kesler Woodward: The 1899 Harriman Expedition Retraced contains materials related to Woodward’s personal painting practice and his research of the Harriman Expedition. Materials include catalogs, maps, sketches, correspondence, essays, articles and digital imagery.

  • Kim Abeles (CAE1213)

    Kim Abeles is a community-based and feminist artist who seeks to make visible local environmental issues. The archive contains materials related to her lifelong process including book dummies, exhibition ephemera, objects, journals, sketches, manuscripts, catalogs, correspondence, videos, and press.

  • Kim Stringfellow: Greetings from the Salton Sea (CAE1205)

    Contains maps, press coverage, book dummies, research materials, correspondence, work prints, and exhibition texts related to Stringfellow’s research for her book, Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905–2005, which was published by the Center for American Places in 2005.

  • Kristin Posehn: Architectures (CAE1101)

    In her photography projects, artist Kristin Posehn photographs designed, purpose-built, and re-positioned architecture. Materials include an artist’s statement, process notes, vinyl fragments, exhibition ephemera, documentary photographs, and exhibition photographs, a brochure and a compiled newspaper.

  • Land Art/New Mexico (CAE1002)

    During summer and fall 2009, a group of New Mexico arts organizations joined together to present LAND/ART, which explored relationships of land, art, and community through exhibitions, site-specific art works, lectures, and a culminating book. Contains catalogs, ephemera, regional and national press.

  • Land Arts of the American West (CAE0902)

    Contains materials generated from the studio-based field studies program started by Bill Gilbert at the University of New Mexico (UNM) in 2000 with the help of John Wenger. In 2002, Chris Taylor, an architect then at the University of Texas, Austin (UTA), was brought in to co-direct the program until 2007.

  • Larry Mitchell: The 1°C Project

    Larry Mitchell: The 1°C Project contains materials relating to his project of the same name that chronicles the effects of climate change on the islands in the Indian Ocean through painting. Materials include journals, sketches, watercolor and acrylic studies, maps, and notes.

  • Libby Robin: Desert Channels (CAE1108)

    Contains the book first book draft for the Desert Channels Project, a collaborative project that explores the biodiversity of Desert channels country of south-western Queensland Australia. The archive includes the book’s first proof with editing comments by Libby and other contributors and one other draft paper by Robin.

  • Lita Albuquerque: Stellar Axis (CAE1042)

    Contains correspondence, grant applications, maps, journals, photographs, and video of Stellar Axis, a large-scale art installation mirroring the night sky star formation above. Funded by the National Science Foundation, it was created in the Antarctic in 2006 on the Ross Ice Shelf.

  • Lucy Raven: China Town (CAE1001)

    China Town, is an experimental work of 7,000 still digital images stitched into a continuous stream from images Lucy Raven took as she followed the production and use of copper ore from Eastern Nevada to Beijing China. Materials include interview notes, brochures, sketchbooks, articles, business cards, maps, presentation notes, animation stills, and production notes.

  • Mandy Martin: Desert Channels (CAE1109)

    Contains correspondence, digital images, exhibition ephemera, maps, and book layout materials and contract, for the Desert Channels Project, a collaborative project designed to explore the biodiversity of Desert Channels country of south western Queensland Australia.

  • Mandy Martin: Environmental Projects (CAE1512)

    This archive consists of a suite of seven collaborative environmental art projects organized by painter Mandy Martin from 1995 through 2005. Materials include correspondence, slides, exhibition ephemera, photographs, digital images, and research materials.

  • Margit Brünner: Cooperative Drawings with Oratunga

    German artist Margit Brünner, in essence, collaborates with nature to produce her art by pulling canvases and drawing paper through the landscape. Materials include drawings, a DVD, and Brünner’s Ph.D thesis, which is housed in the CA+E Research Library.

  • Mark Klett and William L. Fox: The Half life of History (CAE1215)

    Contains research materials, notes, essay drafts, work prints, book dummies, and press related to Klett and Fox’s research and subsequent book about the deteriorating remnants of the Wendover Air Base, the largest military base in the world during WW II, while in residence at the Center for Land Use Interpretation facility in Wendover, Utah from 2000–2005.

  • Michael Bisbee: Four Investigations (CAE1306)

    Bisbee was an artist-in-residence at THE LAND/an art site property where he completed four separate but related projects that were exhibited at THE LAND’s gallery in Albuquerque in 2012. Materials include photographs, found object sculpture, exhibition ephemera, and project documentation.

  • Michael Light: 100 Suns at Burning Man (CAE1408)

    Michael Light has been a participant at Burning Man since 1996. In 1998 he installed the photographs from Full Moon under Plexiglas on the playa, and 100 Suns in 2002, both a year prior to publication. Materials include the roll of photographs comprising the entire series of images in the 100 Suns book, and photographs of both installations.

  • Michael Mikel: Burning Man (CAE1305)

    Contains materials related to Burning Man, the annual art festival and temporary community held in the Black Rock Desert during the last week in August every year. Materials include and participant and program ephemera, slides, photographs, video, design documents, and press materials.

  • Nevada Arts Council: Save Outdoor Sculpture! (CAE1206)

    Contains photographs and condition reports of sculpture in Nevada from Nevada Arts Council’s involvement with Save Outdoor Sculpture! a national survey of the outdoor sculpture sponsored by Heritage Preservation (The National Institute for Conservation) and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

  • Nolan Preece: The Carson Sink (CAE1413)

    Photographer Nolan Preece took a rare flight with military trainers over the Bravo 20 and Bravo 17 bombing ranges, as well as much of the Carson Sink, and was able to obtain rare views of aerial targets used in bombing practice by pilots based at Fallon Naval Air Base. Materials include photographs, maps, and a flight narrative.

  • Owen Gump: Photographing TRIC (Tahoe Regional Industrial Center) (CAE1714)

    Photographer Owen Gump began to photograph TRIC from the ground in 2016 as part of an ongoing series that examines the architectural typologies and landscapes of industrial centers. The archive currently consists of one photograph.

  • Patricia Watts: Ecoartspace (CAE0910)

    This collection consists of announcements and ephemera from exhibitions curated, presented, and promoted by Ecoartspace, a non-profit organization founded in 1997 by Patricia Watts. Later, Amy Lipton joined Watts in 1999. Materials include Watts’ Curriculum Vitae, exhibition announcement cards, exhibition brochures, and essays.

  • Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky that Subliminal Kid: Ice Music (CAE1217)

    For his book and exhibition titled Ice Music, Miller worked through music, photographs, and film stills from his journeys to the Antarctic and Arctic, original artworks and re-appropriated archival materials to contemplate humanity’s relationship with the natural world. Materials include graphics, original scores, Ice Music CD, press, photographs, and personal gear.

  • Randolph Sims: Paintings and Land Arts Projects (CAE1606)

    This archive traces the artist’s career as he created land arts projects, ephemeral drawings on sand with water, and other two-dimensional bodies of work. Materials include original drawings and paintings, correspondence, exhibition ephemera, slides, negatives, and photographs.

  • Ranger Ronin: A Ranger’s Commentary (CAE1711)

    Jeffrey Rose (aka Ranger Ronin) began writing about his Burning Man experiences starting in 1998. Materials include Ranger Manuals, journal entries and notes, as well as personally collected Burning Man ephemera such as patches and stickers, and Ranger Ronin’s Ranger clothing articles.

  • Richard Black: The Murray River and Tidal Garden Architecture (CAE1102)

    Contains Black’s 2009 PhD project thesis, perspective drawings, computer generated maps and designs, and research for the River Murray (Southern Australia) floodplain project that examined the interaction between architecture and the river’s ecological process.

  • Richard Saxton: M12 Collective (CAE1513)

    M12 is an American artist collective and non-profit organization based in Byers, Colorado that features an evolving group of artist practitioners, curators, and designers. Together they create artworks, research projects, and education programs that explore rural cultures and landscapes. Materials include organizational papers, correspondence, photographs, sketches, and printed ephemera.

  • Russell Crotty: Around the Vast Blue [Lake Tahoe] (CAE1403)

    Russell Crotty was commissioned by Nevada Museum of Art Senior Curator Ann Wolfe to produce one of his signature “sphere” artworks about Lake Tahoe. Materials in this archive include Tahoe Project preliminary sketches and watercolor studies, working digital image printouts, and project maquettes. Also included is exhibition ephemera and press and publication materials.

  • Sagehen Creek field Station: Artists in Residence (CAE1608)

    Sagehen Creek Field Station, a research and teaching facility of University of California, Berkeley, began an artist-in-residence program in collaboration with the Center for Art + Environment in 2015. Materials include video, digital images, documents, and press materials.

  • Sand Helsel: X_Field (CAE1044)

    Contains materials from “Taipei Operations” a student project in Taiwan between Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT) and TamKang University (Danjiang da Xue) directed by Sand Helsel of RMIT, and other materials related to Helsel’s PhD Dissertation-by-Project.

  • Simon Balm: Stellar Axis (CAE1112)

    Contains astrophysicist Simon Balm’s data files, correspondence, packing lists, maps, and project sphere plot, for Stellar Axis, a large-scale art installation by Lita Albuquerque. Funded by the NSF, it was created in the Antarctic in 2006 on the Ross Ice Shelf.

  • Smout Allen: 2011 Projects for Landscape Futures (CAE1203)

    Consists of the artist’s book titled Smout Allen 2011, compiled by architects Mark Smout and Laura Allen, which was created from projects designed to challenge assumptions of architecture as an inert body and instead propose a positive and responsive interaction between the built and natural environments.

  • smudge studio (CAE1508)

    smudge studio, a collaboration between Jamie Kruse and Elizabeth Ellsworth, pursues the task of “inventing and enabling practices capable of acknowledging and living in responsive relationship to forces of change that make the world. The archive contains press materials, blogs, correspondence, a film, postcards, and a project book.

  • Stephen Eastaugh: Antarctic Work (CAE1107)

    Artist Stephen Eastaugh has made multiple trips to the Antarctic. Materials include paintings on a variety of substrates, photographs, catalogs, exhibition announcements, short films and press materials.

  • Stuart Ian Frost (CAE1204)

    The majority of Frost’s career has been devoted to creating sculptural interventions in outdoor environments using locally found materials. The catalogs, exhibition announcements and press materials in the archive are related to his works of this nature created from 1986-2013.

  • Stuart Klipper: The Antarctic, From the Circle to the Pole (CAE1219)

    Materials include contact sheets, work prints, book dummy, and book proofs for Stuart Klipper’s book titled The Antarctic: From the Circle to the Pole, published by Chronicle Books in 2008 and miscellaneous related Antarctic ephemera.

  • Terry Evans & Elizabeth Farnsworth: North Dakota Oil Boom (CAE1407)

    Terry Evans and Elizabeth Farnsworth took cameras, geology books, laptops, and notebooks throughout the Williston Basin for 18 months to explore the effects the oil boom is having on both prairie and people. Materials include working photographs, research materials, maps, blogs, correspondence, notes, and press materials.

  • THE LAND/an art site (CAE1114)

    Contains organizational documents for THE LAND/an art site, Inc., a non-profit organization in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that promotes awareness of environmental issues by providing artists opportunity to work and exhibit in New Mexico.  Contains press, artist proposals, workshop and exhibition ephemera, drawings, maps, audio and visual files, and photographs.

  • Ulrike Arnold: Meteorite Paintings (CAE1207)

    Contains nine small canvases created in 2011 in Utah with dark, yet highly refractive meteorite dust, diary notes from summer 2009, press materials, four video productions, self-composed musical compositions, digital images of artworks, and other miscellaneous materials.

  • Venue: A Project by Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley (CAE1405)

    Launched in June 2012, VENUE was a 16-month-long commissioned project designed to document often overlooked yet fascinating sites through the eyes of innovators, trendsetters, entrepreneurs, and designers at the forefront of ideas today. Materials include field instruments, postcards, interviews, press materials, maps, ephemera, digital images, and blog posts.

  • William Binzen: Desert Siteworks (CAE1503)

    William Binzen created singular images to accompany his Desert Siteworks project from 1992-1994. Desert Siteworks was a summer solstice celebration held annually before Burning Man. Materials include color photographs and backstories to each one, video, and printed ephemera.

  • William L. Fox: Atacama Lab (CAE1113)

    Contains maps, research, and draft manuscripts for Atacama Lab, a 2007 joint venture workshop between Land Arts of the American West Program, University of Texas, and INCUBO. Designed to introduce Santiago's environment and architecture to the students, the project culminated in an exhibition and a book.

  • William L. Fox: Michael Heizer (CAE1111)

    Contains materials related to Fox’s work on the essay for the brochure for Heizer's public sculpture outside of the Reno Federal Courthouse, and for Fox's book The Void, the Grid, & the Sign. Also contains organizational papers of the Triple Aught Foundation, correspondence, and photographs of Heizer’s City.

  • William L. Fox: Terra Antarctica (CAE1117)

    Contains materials related to author William L. Fox’s Antarctic research for his book Terra Antarctica: Looking into the Emptiest Continent. Materials include Antarctic image history research notes; correspondence with Antarctic artists; journals; 35mm slides of artworks; artist catalogs; and maps.

  • William L. Fox: Third View (CAE1603)

    The archive William L. Fox: Third View contains materials related to the book "Third Views, Second Sights: A Rephotographic Survey of the American West," which was a rephotographic project. Materials include field notes, correspondence, photographs, and research materials.

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