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
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
Book Artist & Printer

Gordon McConnell 
Curator & Artist

Erica Osborne
Associate Professor of Art, Colorado State University


presses

Artichoke Press
Mountain View, CA

Classic Letterpress
Ojai, CA

Greenboathouse Press
Vernon, BC, Canada

Jungle Garden Press
Berkeley, CA

Editions Koch
Berkeley, CA

NewLights Press
Colorado Springs, CO

Paulson Fontaine Press
Berkeley, CA

The Press of the Palace of Governors
Santa Fe, NM

The Red Butte Press
Salt Lake City, UT

Territorial Press
Helena, MT

 


Artists

David Emitt Adams
Photographer

James Balog
Photographer

Mandy Barker
Photographer

Richard Barnes 
Photographer

Anthony Bianconi
Artist

Christopher Benson & The Fisher Press 
Painter

Nina Berman
Photographer

Marcus Bleasdale
Photographer

Peter Bogardus
Artist

MaryAnn Bonjourni
Professor of Drawing, University of Montana, Missoula

Chris Boyer
Photographer

Byron T. Brauchli
Artist

Stephen Braun
Ceramic Sculptor

Lou Cabeen
Artist

Seonaid Campbell
Filmmaker & Writer

Warren Cariou   Photographer, Filmmaker

T Allan Comp
Historian & Artist

John Robert Craft
Artist & Printmaker

Susan Crile
Artist

Kirk Crippens
Photographer

Scout Dearth
Artist

Lewis de Soto
Sculptor & Installation Artist

Holly Downing 
Painter and Printmaker

Ginger Dunnill
Artist

Lauren Elder
Artist

Nina Elder 
Artist & Researcher, co-founder, Wheelhouse Institute

Terry Evans 
Photographer

Donald Farnsworth
Artist & Inventor

Zaria Forman
Painter

Jack Fulton
Photographer

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

Lawrence Gipe
Painter

Peter Goin
Photographer

Roberto Bear Guerra
Photographer

Owen Gump
Photographer

David T. Hanson
Photographer

Newton Harrison
Environmental & Ecological Artist

Ilka Hartman
Photographer

Jeanette Hart-Mann
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              Photographer

Roberto Fernández Ibáñez
Artist

Basia Irland
Sculptor/Installation Artist/Writer

Jetsonorama
Photomuralist & Public Artist

James Kennard
Filmmaker

Jon Jost
Filmmaker & Photographer

Karen Kitchel
Painter

Peter Rutledge Koch
Book Artist & Printer

Beth Krensky
Artist

Patricia LaGarde
Photographer

Land Report Collective

Judith Selby Lang & Richard Lang
Artists

Garth Lenz
Photographer

Ann Lewis
Multidisciplinary Activist Artist

Ken Light
Photographer

Michael Light
Photographer

Jennifer Little
Photographer

Pam Longobardi
Installation Artist

Cannupa Hanska Luger
Artist

Michael  Lundgren Photographer

Sara Mast
Artist & Professor, Montana State University

David Maisel
Photographer

Mary Mattingly
Artist

Gordon McConnell
Painter

Timothy McDowell
Artist

Laura McPhee     Photographer

Richard Misrach
Photographer

Bob Nugent
Painter

Rik Olson
Illustrator & Printmaker

Erica Osborne
Painter & Associate Professor of Art, Colorado State University

Ryan Parker
Photographer

Mary Peck
Photographer

Joan Perlman
Visual Artist

Robin Price
Printer

Sandra Dal Poggetto 
Painter

Nicol Ragland
Photographer/Filmmaker

Catherine Richardson
Artist

Daniela Rivera
Project-based Painter

Steve Rowell
Artist

Victoria Sambunaris
Photographer

Maria Veronica San Martin
Artist

Toby Smith
Photographer & Filmmaker

Betsy Stirrat
Artist

Tom Stoddart
Photographer

Kim Stringfellow
Photographer

Mark Brest van Kempen
Sculptor & Land Artist

Chris Taylor                Lubbock Scapes Collective, member

Andie Thrams
Book Artist & Painter

MJ Williams
Jazz Musician

Michelle Wilson
Artist

Will Wilson
Photographer

Philip Zimmermann
Artist

Adriana Zehbrauskas
Photographer


writers

Rick Bass
Author & Activist

Robert Bringhurst
Poet & Linguist 

Adam Cornford
Poet, Journalist & Essayist

Peter Coyote 
Actor, Narrator & Writer

Edwin Dobb
Essayist, Journalist & Fiction writer

Natalie Diaz
Poet

David James Duncan
Novelist

Elizabeth Farnsworth
Journalist & Author

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

Joy Harjo
Poet & Musician

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

Jane Hirshfield
Poet & Essayist

Linda Hogan
Poet & Writer

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
Novelist

Robert Rice
Author & Poet

Jennifer Scappettone
Poet, Performance Artist & Scholar

Arthur Sze
Poet

Melissa Tuckey
Poet & Activist

Aaron Parrett
Writer & Founder of Territorial Press

Jan Zwicky
Poet & Philosopher


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

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

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

 


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