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Virtual Spring Symposium

Spring Symposium

March 29 - 1-4:30 pm US ET

The ASBA Spring Symposium Keynote Address Will Feature One of the Most Outstanding Thought Leaders of Our Time…Katharine Hayhoe

Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist whose research focuses on understanding what climate change means for people and the places where we live. She is the Chief Scientist for The Nature Conservancy and a Horn Distinguished Professor and Endowed Professor of Public Policy and Public Law in the Dept. of Political Science at Texas Tech University. Her book, “Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World,” was released in Sept 2021 and she also hosts the PBS digital series Global Weirding, currently in its fifth season. Katharine has been named one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People, the United Nations Champion of the Environment, and the World Evangelical Alliance’s Climate Ambassador.

Photo credit: Ashley Rodgers, Texas Tech University

The Spring Symposium also features two additional educational and inspirational segments.

Living Your Best Life: Botanical Artists in Residence at Oak Spring Garden Foundation
After a brief introduction to Oak Spring Garden Foundation and its array of residency programs, Sir Peter Crane , President, and Danielle Eady, Director of Art and Residency Programs, will provide background on why Oak Spring conceived of and supports its Botanical Artists in Residency (BAiR) program. Artists who have been selected for residencies will share stories of their motivations in seeking this opportunity, of their daily life and art practice while in residence, along with discoveries made and work completed for Oak Spring’s collection. Featuring Artists in Residence Irina Neacsu, Romania, and Keiko Nibu Tarver, Japan.

Photo credit: Oak Spring Garden Foundation

The Joy and Impact of Botanical Art Journaling

Three  accomplished artists will share their unique approaches to journaling – their inspiration, their practice, methods, materials – and their “why.” Artists presenting include Lara Call Gastinger (pictured), Charlottesville, Virginia; Lynn Williamson, Denver, Colorado; and Sharon Field, New South Wales, Australia. 

Photo credit: Sarah  Cramer Shields

Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 1:00 PM until 4:30 PM
Videoconference information will be provided in an email once payment is received.
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Gail Goodrich Harwood
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