Visiting Artist Britney Penouilh

Britney Penouilh is an American artist whose interest in geology and natural environments has exerted great influence over her mixed media panels and sculptures.
Britney Penouilh (New Orleans, b. 1985) is an American artist whose interest in geology and natural environments has exerted great influence over her mixed media panels and sculptures.
With university studies in New Orleans, Greece, and Japan, and artist residencies in New York, North Carolina, Alaska and California - Penouilh's work studies geological landscapes and native rituals, tying the spiritual realm to the scientific. Rooted in her practice of art making. Penouilh's passion for Geology has provided subject matter for her work. After briefly testing her hand as a scientist, working in a lab analyzing ore minerals from the world's largest copper and gold mine - (the Grasberg Mine in Indonesia,)Penouilh realized that her knowledge of science is best articulated through her primary interest· paintings and sculptures. Recently, she has worked with National Park Services during a residency within the Mojave National Preserve and she continues to pursue opportunities that connect her work with com plex landscapes. High school 3D art students will be introduced to Penouilh's interdisciplinary work.
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