Greg Pond and David Haskell
multi-media artist Greg Pond and Pulitzer Finalist, writer David Haskell present their work in the gallery from 4 to 5PM with a reception to follow from 5 to 7PM.
This event is hosted by zeitgeist and The Land Trust for Tennessee and is open to the public.
Zeitgeist is pleased to present I’d Leave the Whole World Round, new work from Nashville based artist Greg Pond. Using high and low technologies Pond produces sculpture, sound, and printed images made from software, 3D printed objects, electronics, and handcrafted materials.
Greg Pond is a graduate of The University of Georgia and earned his MFA from The University of the South, Sewanee. He is currently on faculty at The University of the South, Sewanee.
David Haskell’s work integrates scientific and contemplative studies of the natural world. In addition to numerous scientific articles on the ecology and evolution of animals, he has published essays and poems about science and nature. In 2012, Viking published The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Nature, a Pulitzer finalist which E. O. Wilson described as “a new genre of nature writing, located between science and poetry.”
His classes have received national attention for the innovative ways in which they combine scientific exploration, contemplative practice, and action in the community. In 2009, the Carnegie and CASE Foundations named him Professor of the Year for Tennessee, an award given to college professors of who have achieved national distinction and whose work shows “extraordinary dedication to undergraduate teaching.”
David Haskell holds degrees from the University of Oxford (B.A. in Zoology) and from Cornell University (Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology). He is Professor of Biology at the University of the South.