Bonnie Peterson

Hetch Hetchy Blueprint (54″ H x 68″ W): 1908 map on blueprint of the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir site showing lands owned and to be acquired by the City of San Francisco.

Muir Trail Lakes, Peaks, and Passes (72″ H x 84″ W): Heat transfers of Sierra maps, painted and embroidered with trail notes from backpacking trip, photographs on satin, silk, brocade and velvet, stitched.  The borders are embroidered with John Muir’s descriptions of the high Sierra from the late 19th and early 20th century.

“Of Bogs and Benthos” (52″ H x 72″ W)Scientific graphs, limnology terms, lake chemistry concepts, demographics and climate change challenges are presented. The work is part of an artist/scientist project made possible by: The University of Wisconsin – Center for Limnology, the Trout Lake Research Station, the National Science Foundation, and the Long Term Ecological Research Program.


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4 Responses to Bonnie Peterson

  1. wiese April 17, 2012 at 8:40 am #

    Love it!!! Thanks for the post.

  2. JoAnna April 23, 2012 at 9:16 am #

    These are beautiful! Very creative.

  3. Bonnie Peterson December 20, 2012 at 2:01 pm #

    Thanks for posting my work. Please visit my website to see more of it!

  4. jeffreythrope January 1, 2013 at 9:45 am #

    Bonnie, it’s so amazing.

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