Book Publication: Polaroid Now

Blumenfeld is included in the newly published book, “Polaroid Now: The History and Future of Polaroid Photography,” curated by Steve Crist. The photobook includes essays by the author as well as Polaroid’s CEO, Oskar Smolokowski, and photographer, educator, and Executive Director of the 20×24 Studio, John Reuter. The book features a stunning collection of work by […]

Lecture for Project PHaEDRA, Center for Astrophysics, Harvard & Smithsonian

Project PHaEDRA’s Summer Art Series which is hosted by Wolbach Library at Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics welcomes Erika Blumenfeld to discuss Tracing Luminaries, her new print edition with Island Press which focuses on the visual language and mark-making developed by the Harvard Observatory Computers in their research with Harvard’s Astronomical Photographic Glass Plate Collection.

Lecture at Maier Museum of Art

Blumenfeld gives her talk, Consequence of Wonder, on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at 7 PM ET as part of her current exhibition at the Maier Museum of Art and Randolph College’s annual SciFest. Her talk shares her art practice, research, writing, and projects spanning the last 20 years.

Lecture at Island Press, Sam Fox School of Art

Blumenfeld gives the Spring 2021 Arthur L. and Sheila Prensky Island Press Visiting Artist Lecture, Monday, March 22, 2021, at 6 PM CT for the Sam Fox School of Art, Washington University. Blumenfeld’s talk, Consequence of Wonder, will share her art practice and projects spanning the last 20 years as well as the new printmaking […]

NASA Feature Article

Astromaterials 3D is highlighted in NASA’s feature article, Top 5 Things to Know About NASA’s Astromaterials Research and Science Division.

Project Launch: Sky Scrolls

Blumenfeld launches the new Sky Scrolls website, an interactive web-based artwork archiving our stories of the stars. Sky Scrolls is an effort to collect and share each other’s stories under the night sky, illuminating people’s heartfelt and meaningful experiences that have been marked by the stars. The website was produced as part of Insta11ations, a […]

Island Press Artist-in-Residence

Blumenfeld has been selected as the Spring 2021 artist-in-residence at Island Press, Sam Fox School of Art, University of Washington, St. Louis, MO where she will create a new print edition.

SEISMA Feature Article

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.

NASA Feature Article

Rocks from Other Worlds Now Virtually Available. By Catherine Ragin Williams. NASA announces the official public launch of Blumenfeld’s Astromaterials 3D project.

Project Launch: Astromaterials 3D

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.