Feb. 23–June 30, 2023: New large-scale artworks by Dornith Doherty, University Distinguished Research Professor in the CVAD Department of Studio Art, are on display through June 30 at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden's Madeline R. Samples Exhibit Hall. The exhibition, "Dornith Doherty: Illuminations: Past, Present and Future of Fern Research," includes large-scale transparencies made from diaphanized plants collected in 1956, artworks made from images of ferns recently discovered in Colombia, and a projection of animated genomic data from these plants. The exhibit hall is in the Botanic Research Institute of Texas building at 1700 University Drive in Fort Worth. Read more about the exhibit and the research-based creative affiliation behind it. (Pictured is Doherty's Anthenaeum window installation.) Plant Art Exhibit at BRIT
From the UNT Research newsletter: Dornith Doherty, a Distinguished Research Professor in UNT’s College of Visual Arts and Design worked with staff members from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas in Fort Worth on a new Art + Science Exhibition titled Illuminations: Past, Present, and Future of Fern Research. Due to a two-year research-based creative affiliation, Doherty presents new large-scale artworks that engage with the past, chronicle the present, and project our possible ecological futures. Doherty’s contributions to the exhibition include large-scale transparencies made from mid-20th century American plant studies, artworks made from images of ferns recently discovered in the tropics of Colombia and a projection of animated genomic data from these plants. The exhibition, which has been featured in PaperCity Magazine and Patron Magazine, is on view through June 30 at the BRIT.