Image: Shore and oil field in Huntington Beach, ca. 1937 by Herman Schultheis, Herman J. Schultheis Collection, Los Angeles Public Library

Participating artists and institutions


The United States of Extraction.

Museums and Galleries

Calabi Gallery - Santa Rosa, CA
Dennis Calabi, Director

The Center for Book Arts - New York, NY
Alexander Campos, Executive Director

Churchill Arts Council - Fallon, NV
Valerie Serpa, Director

Gallery 16 - San Francisco, CA
Griff Williams, Director

Gregory Allicar Museum of Art - Fort Collins, CO
Lynn E. Boland, Ph.D., Director and Chief Curator

Hazel Wolf Gallery - David Brower Center - Berkeley, CA
Laurie Rich, Executive Director

The Holter Museum Of Art - Helena, MT
Chris Riccardo, Executive Director

KALA Art Institute - Berkeley, CA
Archana Horsting, Director

Lewistown Art Center Gallery - Lewistown, MT
Mary Callahan Baumstark, Director

Minnesota Center for Book Arts - Minneapolis, MN
Amanda Kaler, Interim Executive Director

Missoula Art Museum (MAM) - Missoula, MT
Brandon Reintjes, Senior Curator

Natural History Institute - Prescott, AZ
Thomas L. Fleischner, Executive Director

North Dakota Museum of Art - Grand Forks, ND
Laurel Reuter, Director

Northcutt Steele Gallery - Billings, MT
Dr. Leanne Gilbertson, Gallery Director

Old Main Gallery - Bozeman, MT
Ryan Parker, Director

Patricia Conde Galeria - Mexico City, Mexico
Patricia Conde Juaristi, Director

Phoenix Art Museum - Phoenix, AZ
Betsy Fahlman, Adjunct Curator of American Art

Rubin Center for the Visual Arts - El Paso, TX
Kerry Doyle, Director

San Francisco Center for the Book - San Francisco, CA
Jeff Thomas, Executive Director

Santa Fe Poetry Garden - Santa Fe, NM
Miriam Sagan, Curator

Seager Gray Gallery - Mill Valley, CA
Donna Seager, Director

University of Colorado Galleries of Contemporary Art - Colorado Springs, CO
Daisy McGowan, Director

University of Wyoming Visual Arts Gallery - Laramie, WY
David Jones, Director


Curators

Peggy Sue Amison - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Artistic Director, East Wing

Betty Bright 
Independent Curator and Writer

Kate Contakos 
Curator, Atelier Contakos

Timothy Don
Art Editor, Lapham's Quarterly, Independent Curator

Erin Elder 
Curator & Consultant

Erin Joyce
Fine Arts Curator 

Peter Rutledge Koch & The Codex Foundation - Berkeley, CA
Book Artist & Printer

Gordon McConnell 
Curator & Artist

Erika Osborne - Fort Collins, CO
Associate Professor of Art, Colorado State University


presses

Artichoke Press
Mountain View, CA

Black Rock Press
Reno, NV

Brighton Press
San Diego, CA

Classic Letterpress
Ojai, CA

Deep Wood Press
Mancelona, MI

Dependable Letterpress
San Francisco, CA

Foolscap Press
Santa Cruz, CA

Greenboathouse Press
Vernon, BC, Canada

Greenhouse Review Press
Santa Cruz, CA

Ink-A! Press
Inge Bruggeman, Nevada

Jungle Garden Press
Berkeley, CA

Editions Koch
Berkeley, CA

Koch Printing
Austin, TX

Larkspur Press
Monterey, CA

Russell Maret
New York, NY

Midnight Paper Sales
Gaylord Schanilec

Mixolydian Editions
Northern California

Moving Parts Press
Santa Cruz, CA

NewLights Press
Colorado Springs, CO

Ninja Press
Sherman Oaks, CA

Paulson Fontaine Press
Berkeley, CA

The Press of the Palace of Governors
Santa Fe, NM

The Red Butte Press
Salt Lake City, UT

Robin Price Printer
Middletown, CT

Patrick Reagh Printers
Sebastopol, CA

Richard Seibert
Berkeley, CA

Territorial Press
Helena, MT

Triangular Press
Portland, OR

Turkey Press
Isla Vista, CA


Artists

David Emitt Adams
Tucson, AZ

Photographer

Mitra Azar
Milan, Italy
Filmmaker & Artist

James Balog
Boulder, CO
Photographer

Mandy Barker
Leeds, UK
Photographer

Richard Barnes 
New York, NY
Photographer

Christopher Benson & The Fisher Press - Santa Fe, NM
Painter

Nina Berman
New York, NY

Photographer

Anthony Bianconi
Redwood City, CA
Artist

Emilie Bitauld
Paris, France
Painter & Installation Artist

Marcus Bleasdale
Oslo, Norway

Photographer

Glenn Bodish
Dixon, IL
Artist

Peter Bogardus
Artist

MaryAnn Bonjourni
Missoula, MT

Professor of Drawing, University of Montana, Missoula

Chris Boyer
Bozeman, MT
Photographer

Byron T. Brauchli
Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico

Artist

Stephen Braun
Kalispell, MT
Ceramic Sculptor

Mark Brest van Kempen
San Francisco, CA
Sculptor & Land Artist

Lou Cabeen
Seattle, WA
Artist

Seonaid Campbell
Livingston, MT

Filmmaker & Writer

Warren Cariou
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Photographer, Filmmaker

T Allan Comp
Washington, D.C.
Historian & Artist

John Robert Craft
Artist & Printmaker

Susan Crile
Artist

Kirk Crippens
Photographer

Robin Dintiman
Installation Artist

Scout Dearth
Artist

Lewis de Soto
Napa, CA

Sculptor & Installation Artist

Fatoumata Diabate
Bamako, Mali
Photographer

Holly Downing 
Sebastopol, CA
Painter and Printmaker

Ginger Dunnill
Santa Fe, NM
Artist

Lauren Elder
Oakland, CA
Artist

Nina Elder 
Big Sky, MT
Artist & Researcher, co-founder, Wheelhouse Institute

Terry Evans 
Chicago, IL
Photographer

Donald Farnsworth
Emeryville, CA

Artist & Inventor

Zaria Forman
Painter

Jack Fulton
Brooklyn, NY
Photographer

Bill Gilbert 
Albuquerque, NM
Lannan Endowed Chair, Land Arts of the American West

Lawrence Gipe
Los Angeles, CA
Painter

Peter Goin
Reno, NV
Photographer

Roberto Bear Guerra
Los Angeles, CA
Photographer

Owen Gump
Berlin, Germany and Northern California
Photographer

David T. Hanson
Fairfield, IA
Photographer

Newton Harrison
Santa Cruz, CA
Environmental & Ecological Artist

Ilka Hartman
Bolinas, CA

Photographer

Jeanette Hart-Mann
Albuquerque, NM
Farmer, Artist, and Assistant Professor Art & Ecology, University of New Mexico

Jordan Hayes
Dancer and Installation Artist

Brooke Holve
Book Artist

Bernadette Howard
Contemporary Visual Artist

Ben Huff
Juneau, AK
Photographer

Roberto Fernández Ibáñez
Artist

Basia Irland
Albuquerque, NM
Sculptor/Installation Artist/Writer

Jetsonorama
Navajo Nation

Photomuralist & Public Artist

James Kennard
San Francisco, CA

Filmmaker

Jon Jost
Belfast, Ireland
Filmmaker & Photographer

Karen Kitchel
Ventura, CA

Painter

Peter Rutledge Koch
Berkeley, CA

Book Artist & Printer

Beth Krensky
Salt Lake City, UT
Artist

Patricia LaGarde
Mexico City, Mexico
Photographer

Land Report Collective
Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming

Judith Selby Lang & Richard Lang
San Francisco, CA
Artists

Garth Lenz
Victoria, British Columbia
Photographer

Ann Lewis
Detroit, MI
Multidisciplinary Activist Artist

Ken Light
Berkeley, CA
Photographer

Michael Light
San Francisco, CA

Photographer

Jennifer Little
Oakland, CA

Photographer

Pam Longobardi
Atlanta, GA
Installation Artist

Cannupa Hanska Luger
Santa Fe, NM
Artist

Michael Lundgren
Phoenix, AZ
Photographer

Kara Maria
San Francisco, CA

Artist

Sara Mast
Bozeman, MT

Artist & Professor, Montana State University

David Maisel
San Francisco, CA

Photographer

Mary Mattingly
New York, NY
Artist

Gordon McConnell
Billings, MT

Painter

Timothy McDowell
New London, CT

Artist

Laura McPhee
Boston, MA
Photographer

Richard Misrach
Berkeley, CA
Photographer

Joan Myers
Santa Fe, NM
Photographer

Bob Nugent
Painter

Rik Olson
Illustrator & Printmaker

Erika Osborne
Fort Collins, CO
Painter & Associate Professor of Art, Colorado State University

Ryan Parker
Photographer

Mary Peck
Santa Fe, NM
Photographer

Joan Perlman
Visual Artist

Robin Price
Middletown, CT

Printer

Sandra Dal Poggetto 
Helena, MT
Painter

Ethan Rafal
San Francisco, CA
Artist & Photographer

Nicol Ragland
Los Angeles, CA
Photographer/Filmmaker

Catherine Richardson
Artist

Daniela Rivera
Boston, MA
Project-based Painter

Steve Rowell
Artist

Victoria Sambunaris
Ghent, NY
Photographer

Maria Veronica San Martin
New York, NY
Artist

Toby Smith
Photographer & Filmmaker

Betsy Stirrat
Artist

Tom Stoddart
Newcastle, England
Photographer

Kim Stringfellow
Joshua Tree, CA
Photographer

Chris Taylor
Lubbock Scapes Collective, member

Andie Thrams
Book Artist & Painter

Christopher Volpe
Painter

Michelle Wilson
Artist

Will Wilson
Santa Fe, NM

Photographer

Philip Zimmermann
Tucson, AZ

Artist

Adriana Zehbrauskas
Mexico City, Mexico
Photographer


writers

Margaret Atwood
Author, Poet & Essayist

Rick Bass
Author & Activist

Wendell Berry
Novelist, Poet & Environmental Activist

Robert Bringhurst
Poet & Linguist 

Adam Cornford
Poet, Journalist & Essayist

Peter Coyote 
Actor, Narrator & Writer

Edwin Dobb
Berkeley, CA

Essayist, Journalist & Fiction writer

Natalie Diaz
Poet

David James Duncan
Novelist

Peter Everwine

Elizabeth Farnsworth
Journalist & Author

William L Fox
Director, Center for Art & Environment, Nevada Museum of Art

Forrest Gander

Eliza Griswold

Robert Hass

Joy Harjo
Poet & Musician

Brenda Hillman 
Professor of Poetry, Saint Mary’s College of California

Jane Hirshfield
Poet & Essayist

Linda Hogan
Poet & Writer

Marie Howe
Poet

William Kittredge

Ed Lahey

Lewis H. Lapham
Editor, Lapham's Quarterly

Lucy R. Lippard
Writer, Art Critic, Activist and Curator

Jeffrey A. Lockwood
Writer & Artist

Barry Lopez
Essayist, Author & Short Story Writer

Hikmet Sidney Loe
Writer

Emily McGiffin
Writer

Debra Magpie Earling
Missoula, MT

Novelist

Robert Rice
Author & Poet

Christa Romanosky
Writer & Poet

Kay Ryan

Jennifer Scappettone
Poet, Performance Artist & Scholar

Gary Snyder
Poet, Essayist & Environmental Activist

Arthur Sze
Poet

Kazuaki Tanahashi
Author & Calligrapher

Melissa Tuckey
Poet & Activist

Aaron Parrett
Writer & Founder of Territorial Press

Jan Zwicky
Poet & Philosopher

Terry Tempest Williams


Jerry Mader
Musician

Kate van Orden
Musician & Scholar

Karen Pollick
Musician

MJ Williams
Jazz Musician

MUsicians


Libraries, Archives and Rare book Collections

The Donohue Rare Book Room 
Gleeson Library at University of San Francisco

Environmental Design Library 
David Eifler, University of California, Berkeley

University of Nevada, Reno 
Donnelyn Curtis, Rare Book Librarian

San Francisco Public Library



Advisors and Consultants

William L Fox
Nevada Museum of Art Director, Center for Art & Environment

Laura Copelin
Executive Director & Curator, Ballroom Marfa

Malcolm Margolin 
The California Institute for Community, Art, & Nature

Susan Moffat 
Project Director, Global Urban Humanities Initiative, University of California Berkeley

Bill Gilbert 
Professor of Art & Ecology, Land Arts of the American West, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Kathleen Ryan 
Department of Journalism, University of Colorado Boulder,
Landscape Story: Women, Photography and the Environment

Kathryn Reasoner
Independent Art Advisor and Advocate

Katja Bartholmess
Consultant

Kate van Orden
Department of Music, Harvard University

Arif Kahn
Director UNM Art Museum
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Jeanette Hart-Mann
Director, Land Arts of the American West, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Sandra S. Phillips 
Curator Emerita of Photography
SFMOMA

Matthew Coolidge 
Center for Land Use Interpretation, Culver City, CA

TJ Demos 
Center for Creative Ecologies, University of California Santa Cruz

Jennifer Parker
Founding Director
OpenLab, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA

Peter Selz
Art Historian & Curator, Founding Director, Berkeley Art Museum

Richard White 
Margaret Byrne Professor of American History, Stanford University

Wade Davis
Anthropologist, Author, Explorer

Susan K. Filter                   Art Conservator

John Weber
Founding Director, Institute of the Arts and Sciences, UC Santa Cruz