Erika Blumenfeld: The Rock Fan Who Loves Light Shows. By Paul Carey-Kent. Seisma profiles Blumenfeld and three projects that converge her love of art and science—her photography of bioluminescence, her encyclopedic drawings of shooting stars, and her virtual 3D library of NASA’s space rocks.
Rocks from Other Worlds Now Virtually Available. By Catherine Ragin Williams. NASA announces the official public launch of Blumenfeld’s Astromaterials 3D project.
Blumenfeld’s project in collaboration with NASA, Astromaterials 3D, goes live, bringing a virtual interactive 3D library of NASA’s Apollo Lunar Samples and Antarctic Meteorites Collections to researchers and the public for the first time.
Time and Place: Water, Sky, Land, curated by Anne Wilkes Tucker, opens at Maier Museum of Art, Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA. Exhibiting alongside Mark Klett, James Balog and Terry Evans, Blumenfeld exhibits her Encyclopedia of Trajectories drawings.
Blumenfeld’s project in collaboration with NASA, Astromaterials 3D, shares the second public preview release of a lunar sample in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 12.
Blumenfeld is awarded a public art grant from the Houston Mayoral Office of Cultural Affairs and Art League Houston to create a community-embedded sculpture from her Sky Scrolls series, collecting people’s memories and stories of their experiences of the night sky.
University of Houston School of Art presents Blumenfeld’s talk, Consequence of Wonder, a journey into the connections between the human and lithic realms, stories of our cosmic heritage, links between wonder and wellbeing, and her work over the last 20 years.
NASA Effort Digitizes Moon Rock, Making 3D Sample Available Beyond Researchers. By Noah Michelsohn. NASA feature on Blumenfeld’s Astromaterials 3D project teaser release of the first lunar sample picked up on the Moon, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11.
Blumenfeld’s project in collaboration with NASA, Astromaterials 3D, shares the first public preview release with the public of the first lunar sample picked up on the Moon in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11.
Fireballs and Wonder: Artist Explores New Trajectories for Making NASA’s Astromaterials Accessible and Relatable. By Morgan McAllister. NASA feature highlighting Blumenfeld’s artist-in-residence creating her Astromaterials 3D project at Johnson Space Center.