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Betsy Stirratt

School of Art, Architecture + Design IU Bloomington

Phone:
(812) 345-1365
Email:
stirrat@indiana.edu
1201 E. Seventh St.
Fine Arts 123
Bloomington, IN
47405

Areas of Expertise

Contemporary art, photography, painting, bioart, natural history, collecting, history of collecting, environmental art, social practice art.

Expert Bio

Betsy Stirratt is the founding director of the Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University in Bloomington. She has curated many exhibitions and edited several books, including "[Re]Imagining Science," Indiana University Press (2017), "Framing Beauty: Intimate Visions," Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University (2017), "Human Nature," School of Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University (2007), "Les Vérités du Sexe," Editions Marval, Paris, France (French, German editions, 2003) and "Feminine Persuasion: Contemporary Women’s Sexuality," Indiana University Press (2003). She sits on the steering committee for the Preparing for Environmental Change initiative, an Indiana University Grand Challenge project, and is an affiliate of the Environmental Resilience Institute, funded through the initiative.

She has been exhibiting her paintings, books, objects and installations widely since 1983.

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Additional Information

Environmental Resilience Institute: https://eri.iu.edu/index.html