Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24CHARLES BETTIGOLE is a wildlife biologist and GIS analyst by trade. He received a BA in Conservation Biology from Middlebury College, and an MS in Wildlife Biology from the University of Vermont. He co-directs the Ucross High Plains Stewardship Initiative (UHPSI) for the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, dividing his time between Ucross and New Haven. With a fantastic team of master's and doctoral students, UHPSI develops quantitative, science-based research to support rangeland management in Wyoming and beyond. CYNTHIA BRINICH LANGLOIS is an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. After completing a BA in Studio Art with a minor in Environmental Biology at Kenyon College, she pursued an MFA in Printmaking from the University of New Mexico, where she participated in the Tamarind Institute’s Collaborative Lithography program. Brinich-Langlois recently spent a year at the University of Iowa as the Virginia A. Myers Visiting Artist in Printmaking, and has worked as an artist-in-residence at Wilson College, Elsewhere Artists Collaborative, and RedLine Milwaukee. BILL GILBERT completed his undergraduate work in studio art at Swarthmore College and Pitzer College. He received his MFA in 1978 from the University of Montana and has served on the faculty in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of New Mexico since 1988 where he holds a Distinguished Faculty appointment. Gilbert created the Land Arts of the American West program at UNM in 1999 as a semester-long, field-based, interdisciplinary program in the arts dedicated to direct physical engagement with the social and environmental communities of the southwestern United States and Northern Mexico. He is the co-founder of the new Art & Ecology emphasis in studio art and currently holds the Lannan Endowed Chair in Land Arts of the American West. In 2012 he received a five year grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to form the Land Arts Mobile Research Center and currently serves as its director. Gilbert has exhibited his place-based, mixed media installation and video works internationally since 1981. He has participated in collaborative projects resulting in exhibitions in the US, Ecuador, the Czech Republic, Greece and Canada. Gilbert received a Lila Wallace Arts International Grant in 1994 to work with the Quichua people of Ecuador and has curated numerous exhibitions and written essays regarding the work of indigenous artists from the US Pueblos, Juan Mata Ortiz, Mexico, and Pastaza, Ecuador. In 2009, the University of Texas Press released Gilbert’s book with professor Chris Taylor entitled “Land Arts of the American West.” JEANETTE HART MANN is a transdisciplinary artist/farmer whose work interrogates the boundaries between culture and biologic systems. She uses installation, sculpture, photography, video, public engagement, performance, and collaboration to create spaces for the speculation of relationships between people, environments, biota, and agency. She is co-founder of the SeedBroadcast Collective and creator of the Mobile Seed Story Broadcasting Station. Current projects include terradigest, corn morphology, and SOIL, as well as ongoing investigations of agri-Culture and creative regenerative processes across social, cultural, and ecologic relationships. She is Field Director of Land Arts of the American West at the University of New Mexico and Collective Operative of Fodder Project Collaborative Research Farm in Anton Chico, New Mexico. YOSHIMI HAYASHI is an artist residing in Oceanside, California. He received his MFA from the University of New Mexico and also holds a Masters degree in psychology from California State University, Stanislaus. Currently, he is a professor of art at Miracosta College. His art has been exhibited throughout the United States as well as in Germany, Australia, Japan, and Costa Rica. JOSEPH MOUGEL received an MFA in photography from the University of New Mexico, where he also studied video and interactive media. He has exhibited and lectured about his artistic practice both nationally and internationally, with examples of his work featured in Art Takes Miami, ARTL!ES Magazine, Art Papers, After Image, and The Contact Sheet. He has participated in artist residencies, including Elsewhere Artists Collaborative and 35/35 in Australia. Mougel’s photographs are included in institutional collections, such as the New Mexico Museum of Art and the Print Study Room at the University of New Mexico Art Museum. Joseph Mougel is currently an Assistant Professor of Art and the area head of Photography at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. CEDRA WOOD received her BA from Austin College and MFA from the University of New Mexico. She was a research fellow at the Center for Art + Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art, and has participated in residencies in the American West, Australia, and the Arctic. She currently lives and works in New Mexico. In love with wilderness, and with the equally complex and lonely terrain of the human heart, Wood makes paintings and drawings that marry the elements of both worlds in unlikely ways, creating narrative metaphors for humanity’s relationships with the environment.