August 2021

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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.

March 2021

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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.

March 2021

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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 project she’s been working on as artist-in-residence with Island Press.

February 2021

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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 project by Art League Houston in partnership with Houston Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, with funding made available through Houston Arts Alliance.

January 2021

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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.

December 2020

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