My participation in 'Vernal Pools'


at the Atrium Art Gallery,

University of Southern Maine, Lewiston-Auburn College

April to June 2010

Excerpts from the show description:


Vernal Pools is an all-media visual exploration inspired by the ecology of vernal pools. ...

Vernal pools, also called spring pools, are typically small shallow wetlands that contain water for a few months in the spring and early summer. Because they dry up by the end of summer, they are free of fish. In March, these pools burst into life with an amazing variety of creatures:...





Fairy Shrimp

River rock, granite base, 20 inch long



bluestone, 26 inch tall



granite boulder, 22 inch


Hatching Turtle

river rock,




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