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BIOGRAPHY

Catherine Chalmers holds a B.S. in Engineering from Stanford University and an M.F.A. in Painting from the Royal College of Art in London.  She has exhibited her artwork around the world, including MoMA P.S.1, New York; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC; Kunsthalle Basel; Kunsthalle Vienna; MOCA Taipei; among others.  Her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Time Out New York, ArtNews and Artforum.  She has been featured on PBS, CNN, NPR, and the BBC.  Two books have been published on her work: FOOD CHAIN (Aperture 2000) and AMERICAN COCKROACH (Aperture 2004).  Her video “Safari” received a Jury Award (Best Experimental Short) at SXSW Film Festival in 2008.  In 2010 Chalmers received at Guggenheim Fellowship.  She lives and works in New York City.

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BORN

San Mateo, California

EDUCATION

Stanford University, B.S. Engineering

Royal College of Art, London, M.F.A. Painting

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014

  • “Animal/Insect Collaborations,” Museum of Natural History, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, Sept. – Feb. 2015

2013

  • “We Rule,” Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA, Jan. – Feb.

2012

  • “We Rule,” DeNovo Gallery, Sun Valley, ID, August

2010

  • “American Cockroach,” Racine Art Museum, Racine, April – Sept.

2008

  • “American Cockroach,” Boise Art Museum, Boise, July – November

2004

  • “American Cockroach Videos,” Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, Sept – Nov.
  • “Executions,” g.i p. Contemporary, Zurich, June-August
  • “American Cockroach,” galerie im park, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf, May – July

2003

  • “American Cockroach,” Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO, Sept. – Oct.
  • “American Cockroach,” RARE, New York, May
  • “Food Chain,” Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, Feb. – March

2002

  • “Food Chain,” Staton Greenberg Gallery, Santa Barbara, November
  • “The Birds and the Bees,” Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA, Non.
  • “Food Chain,” Chicago Academy of Sciences, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago, Sept. – Jan.
  • “Bug and Squish Drawings,” RARE, New York, May – June

2001

  • “Prey and Eat,” University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach, March – April

2000

  • “Food Chain,” Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Nov. – Jan.
  • “Food Chain,” Blue Sky Gallery, Portland OR, June
  • “Impostors,” Cathedral of Saint John the Devine, New York, May – Oct.
  • “Pinkies,” RARE, New York, May – June
  • “Roaches,” PercyMiller Gallery, London, April – June
  • “Food Chain,” Kunsthalle Vienna, May
  • “Unnatural Science,” MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA, April – March 2001

1998

  • “Food Chain,” Magazin 4, Bregenz, Austria, Sept. – Nov.
  • “Food Chain, Encounters Between Mates, Predators & Prey,” Curated by Michael Sand, CoCA – Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, April – May
  • “Food Chain,” P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, Feb. – Aug.

1994

  • “Living, Dying, & Eating,” White Columns, New York, October

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014

  • “Forests, Foraging and Fires,” Sun Valley Center for the Arts, ID, August – November
  • Sun Valley Film Festival, ID, March
  • Flaherty NYC, Anthology Film Archives, New York, March 31
  • “Value of a Line,” Ochi Gallery, Sun Valley, ID, January

2013

  • “Beyond Human, Artist – Animal Collaborations,” Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, October – June 2014
  • “Curious Investigations,” Crawford Center Gallery, Episcopal Academy, Newton Square, PA, Sept. – Oct.
  • “Grand Finale,” Gallery DeNovo, Sun Valley, ID, August
  • “Look3 Festival of the Photograph,” Charlottesville, June
  • Ulsan International Photography Festival, Ulsan, Korea, June
  • “Currents 2013,” El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, June
  • “Scientific Visions,” Ochi Gallery, Sun Valley, March – April
  • “The Art of Arrangement: Photography and the Still Life Traditions,” National Media Museum, Bradford, UK, Nov. 2012 – Feb. 2014
  • “The Animals Look Back at Us,” Kleinert/James Gallery, Woodstock NY, Feb. – March; Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, Sept. – Oct.
  • Dokkino – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival for Children and Youth, Jan. – Dec.

2012

  • Imagine Science Films, Euro Science Open Forum, University College, Dublin, July
  • “Lichtstrome 2012, Bundesgartenschau, Koblenz, Germany, May
  • Sun Valley Film Festival, Sun Valley, ID, March
  • “Nature’s Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention,” The Field Museum, Chicago, May – December, 2012
    • The Leonardo, Salt Lake City, January – August, 2013
    • Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS, August – Sept. 2013

2011

  • Imagine Science Film Festival, October 14-21, New York
  • “Consilience of Art and Science,” Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, Jan-Feb
  • “From the Cartography of Power to the Routes of Knowledge,” Colegio de Jesus, University of Coimbra, Portugal, Oct. – Dec.  National Museum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb. – April, 2012

2010

  • “The Nature of Cities,” United Nations Pavilion, Shanghai Expo, China, July “Shoot!” Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA, Feb. – March
  • “Entomologic,” Observatory, Brooklyn, Feb. – April
  • “Dokkino – Documentary Film Event for Children and Youth, Helsinki Documentary Film Festival, January – November
  • “Speak for the Trees,” Friesen Gallery, Seattle, April – May

2009

  • “Speak for the Trees,” Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID, Dec. – Feb.
  • “Reflections on Darwin,” Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, Nov. – Jan. 2010
  • “Intelligent Design: Interspecies Art,” Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside, Sept. – Dec.
  • “Inside (Art and Science),” Cordoaria Nacional, Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. – Nov.
  • “Zoo Logic: Animals in Art,” Courthouse Gallery, Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY, July – August
  • “Spineless Wonders: Invertebrates as Inspiration,” Atrium Art Gallery, Univ. of Southern Maine, Lewiston-Auburn College, Sept.-Dec.
  • “The Consilience of Art and Science,” Pence Gallery, Davis, CA March – April
  • “31st Annual Photography Exhibition,” Curated by Elizabeth Dubben, Opalka Gallery, Sage College, NY, March – April

2008

  • “Specimen: Re-presenting the Natural World,” Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University, Newark, Nov. – Jan.
  • “In and Around the Garden,” Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, June – August
  • “Zoologia Fantastica,” Iris & Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holly Cross, Worcester, MA, Jan. – April
  • Siskiyou Film Festival, Grants Pass, OR, Feb 7-9
  • Portland International Film Festival, Feb. 7-23
  • AFI Dallas International Film Festival, March 27- April 6
  • River Run International Film Festival, Winston-Salem, NC, April 23-28
  • SXSW Film Festival, Austin, March 7-15
  • Seattle International Film Festival, May 22 – June 15
  • Independent Film Festival Boston, April 23-29
  • Ann Arbor Film Festival, March 25-30
  • EarthDance Environmental Film Festival, Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA, April 4
  • Connecticut Film Festival, Danbury, May 22-25
  • “Art, Attitudes & Environment,” UN Headquarters, NY, May
  • Free Range Film Festival, Wrenshall, MN, July 24-16.
  • “Sound,” Visionaire Gallery, New York, May – August
  • Rhode Island International Film Festival, Providence, August 5-10.

2007

  • “Why Look at Animals?” ArtSpace, New Haven, Feb. – March
  • Environmental Film Festival, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C., March 15-25
  • Short Film Corner, Festival de Cannes, May 16-26
  • Telluride Mountain Film Festival, May 25-28
  • CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival, Toronto, June 12-17
  • Scanners, New York Video Festival, Walter Reade Theater, July 27-29
  • Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh, Aug. 15-26
  • “Des Betes et des Hommes (Of Beast and Man),” Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris, Sept. – Dec.
  • Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, Jackson Hole, WY, Oct. 1-6

2006

  • Tiburon International Film Festival, Tiburon, CA, March 9-17.
  • “Among the Trees,” Curated by Kimberly Marrero, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, April – June
  • “Magic,” Visionaire Gallery, New York, April – August
  • “Bug out of the Box:,” Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA, July – Nov.
  • “Creatures in Odd Places,” Night Vision: MoCA After Dark, MoCA, Los Angeles, July 15
  • “Apes to Zebra: Confronting Animals in Contemporary Art,” DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA, Sept. – Jan. 2007
  • “Ecotopia: ICP’s Second Triennial of Photography and Video,” International Center of Photography, New York, Sept. – Jan.
  • “Odense Photo Triennial,” Naturama Museum, Svendborg, Denmark, Oct.
  • “Eden,” International Design Biennale, St. Etienne, France, Nov. – Dec.

2005

  • Museum of Fine Arts Boston, February – April
  • “Bug City,” Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada, Sept. – Jan.
  • “Animal Nature,” Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, August – Nov.
  • Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival, American Museum of Natural History, New York, Nov.

2004

  • “Metamorphosis,” John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheybogan, WI, Jan. – May
  • “Earthly Delights,” Bakalar Gallery, MASS ART, Boston, Jan. – March
  • “Cleanliness,” Curated by Adam Frank, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, June – July
  • “Bug-Eyed: Art, Culture, Insects,” Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, CA, July – Jan. 2005
  • “Optic Nerve,” Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, April – May
  • “Glorious Harvest: Photographs from the Michael E. Hoffman Tribute Collection,” Philadelphia Museum of Art, June – October
  • “Fear No Film,” Short Film and Video Festival, Utah Arts Festival, Salt Lake City, August
  • “Erst kommt das Fressen und dann kommt die Moral,” Galerie in der HGB Leipzig, Nov. – Dec.

2003

  • “How Human: Life in the Post-Genome Era,” ICP, New York, Feb.
  • “Swarm,” Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA, March – April
  • “Photo-Synthesis,” Anne Reed Gallery, Sun Valley, ID, May-June
  • “Animality,” Blue Oyster Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand, June-July
  • “Deciphering Codes / Evolving Identities,” The Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, Sept – Oct.
  • “Bugs & Such,” The North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, Nov. – Jan.
  • “Retrospective/Prospective,” Anne Reed Gallery, Sun Valley, ID, Dec.
  • “Side Track,” PercyMiller Gallery, London, Dec.

2002 

  • “Constructed Realities,” curated by Barbara Bloemink, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO, April – May
  • Sun Valley Center for the Arts & Humanities, Sun Valley, ID OPEN2002, Venice Film Festival, Sept. – Oct
  • “Gene(sis): Contemporary Art Explores Human Genomics,”
    • Henry Art Gallery, Univ. of Wash, Seattle, April – August 2002
    • Berkeley Art Museum, Univ. of Calif., Berkeley, Aug. – Dec. 2003
    • Frederick Weisman Museum of Art, Univ. of Minn., Minneapolis, Jan. – May 2004
    • Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern Univ. Evanston, Sept. – Nov. 2004
  • “PhotoGENEsis,” Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, Nov. – Feb. 2003

2001

  • “Catherine Chalmers and Rob Ziebell,” dberman gallery, Austin, TX, March
  • “The Gravity of the Immaterial,” MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan, May – August
  • Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Dec – March 2002
  • “New Work: Contemporary Figuration,” Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, March – May
  • “New Ideas – Old Tricks,” hARTware projekte, Dortmund, May – July
  • “Natural Histories: Artists Forage in Science and Nature,” University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Nov. – Jan. 2002
  • “A Natural Subject: Photographs from the Permanent Collection,” Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Dec – Jan.

2000

  • “Millennium Bugs,” Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY, Jan. – Mar.
  • “Life Cycles,” SECCA, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, Feb. – May
  • “Deep Distance,” curated by Wilhelm Schurmann, Kunsthalle Basel, May – August
  • “Multiple Sensations,” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, July – Oct.
  • “Significant Other,” Photographic Resource Center, Boston University, Sept. – Nov.

1999

  • “Phenomena,” Friends of Photography, The Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, Feb.- May
  • “Wohin Kein Auge Reicht” (More than meets the eye), Curated by Wilhelm Schurmann, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, May – Sept.
  • “Photo Synthesis,” Rare Gallery, New York, June
  • “Summer Reading,” Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, July
  • “In the Unlikely Event,” Anne Reed Gallery, Sun Valley, ID, December
  • “Animal Artifice,” Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, Oct. – Jan.
  • “The New Natural History,” Curated by Val Williams, National Museum of Photography & Film, Bradford, England, Sept. – Nov. Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden, Jan. – Feb. 2000

1998

  • “Prime Focus,” University Galleries, Illinois State Univ., Normal, March-April
  • “Formication,” Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, June – July
  • “Hot Spots,” Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany, Sept. – Oct.
  • “Pet Shop,” Galerie Alexander Sies, Dusseldorf, Germany, Sept. – Oct.
  • “Photography’s Multiple Roles: Art, Document, Market, Science,” Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Nov. – Jan. 1999
  • “Back to Back, Selected NYFA Fellows 1990-1998,” de Chiara /Stewart Gallery, New York, Nov. – Dec.
  • “The Selective Eye,” Anne Reed Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho, Nov.-Dec.

1997

  • “Making it Real,” Curated by Vik Muniz, Organized by I.C.I., New York, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, Jan. – April
  • Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland, Oct. – Nov.
  • Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME, Jan. – Mar. 1998;
  • Bayly Art Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, Sept.-Nov. 1998;
  • Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, Nov. – Dec. 1998;
  • Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, Jan. – Feb. 1999
  • “Scientia Artifex,” Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, April- May
  • “Transport,” curated by John Mullen, Raphael Ben-Yehuda, 80 Nassau, New York, November-December

1996

  • “Blind Spot Photography: The First Four Years,” Paolo Baldacci Gallery, New York, October

1995

  • Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, August
  • The SoHo Journal Exhibit, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York, Sept.
  • SoHo Festival, Blind Spot, New York, October

1994

  • “Animal Farm,” James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, January
  • “Chamber II,” 128 Chambers Street, New York, March
  • “Benefit Exhibition: Who Chooses Who,” (Chosen by Larry Clark) New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, April
  • “Take me to God,” Curated by Jessica Fredericks, Jose Freire Fine Art, New York, September

1993

  • “Science Fair: Catherine Chalmers, Mark Dion, Michael Joaquin Grey, Damien Hirst, David Kremers, Jorge Pardo, Jon Tower,” Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, June
  • “Chamber I,” Curated by Melissa Dadourian and Steven Brower, 128 Chambers Street, New York, November

1991

  • A/C Project Room, New York, December

1990

  • A/C Project Room, New York, December

1989

  • A/C Project Room, New York, December

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014

  • Stevenson, Alison. “Photographs of Animals Eating one Another,” VICE, July 14.
  • Wong, Jillian. “Striking Photographs of Animals Eating Their Prey,” DESIGN TAXI, July 16.
  • Oakley, Rachel. “Photos of Animals Eating Animals is Both Disgusting and Incredible,” LOST AT E MINOR, July 21.

2013

  • Ochi, Pauli. “Catherine Chalmers Incredible Photographs of Insects,” BEAUTIFUL/DECAY, Sept. 12
  • 2013 Ulsan International Photo Festival, exhibition catalogue, South Korea: p. 26-29.
  • Cembalest, Robin. “Birds Do It, Bees Do It: Taking Animal’s Art Skills Seriously,” ARTNEWS, March 28: http://www.artnews.com/2013/03/28/animals-making-art/
  • Baker, Steve. ARTIST | ANIMAL, University of Minneapolis Press: p. Cover, 66-89.
  • Reed, John. “The Golden Age of the Cockroach,” VICE, Feb.
  • Castro, Ilda Teresa. “Little Creatures, But Not That Little…” Fauna and Flora.org, February 18.
  • Henry, Sara Lynn. “The Animals Look Back at Us,” Exhibition Catalogue, Byrdcliffe Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock

2012

  • Rosenberg, Randy Jane. “Nature’s Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention,” ZYGOTE QUARTLEY, fall: p. 38.
  • Schuessler, Jennifer. “In Solitary, With Insects as Cellmates,”  NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 19: p. C1, C5.
  • Liebrum, Jennifer. “Nature’s Twitterers,” IDAHO MOUNTAINEXPRESS, Ketchum, Aug. 1: p. A1, C1.
  • Schiller, Jakob. “Mordibly Beautiful Insect Photos Challenge theBug-Human Barrier, WIRED, July 18.
  • Erohine, Simon. SCIENCE ART, The Dialog of Arts, Moscow Museum of Modern Art: p. 104,105,120,121,180.
  • Plasse, Sabina Dana. “A Labor of Love,” SVPN, Sun Valley, February: p. 84.
  • DART Design Arts Daily, www.ai-ap.com/dart/ Jungle Journal, V.6, March 26
  • DART Design Arts Daily, www.ai-ap.com/dart/ Jungle Journal, V.4, March 19
  • DART Design Arts Daily, www.ai-ap.com/dart/ Jungle Journal, V.2, March 12
  • WNYC RadioLab, Eat and be Eaten, March 5.

2011

  • Talasek, J.D. VISUAL CULTURE AND EVOLUTION, Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences, Issues in Cultural Theory 16.
  • Esquire, Russia, October: p. 100,106.
  • Hughes, Holly. “PDN Video Pick: Catherine Chalmers Follows Leafcutter Ants,” PDN Pulse, Photo District News, New York, July 14.
  • Wright, Diane.  “Pilchuck at 40: Still Introducting Artists to Glass,” GASnews, Glass Arts Society, Seattle, Oct. – Nov.: p. 9-10.
  • Farr, Christina. “Can art save the planet?” SFGate, San Francisco Chronicle, July 21.
  • “Catheirne Chalmers: Leafcutters,” aCurator, New York, August www.acurator.com/blog/2011/08/catherine-chalmers-leafcutters.html
  • McFeters, Chloe, “Winking at a girl in the dark,” Tread Softly Ink, August 11, http://treadsoftlyink.wordpress.com/
  • Wapner, Jessica. “Ant Thrills: Seeing Leaf-Cutter Ants through an Artist’s Eyes,” SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, June 10; http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/post.cfm?id=ant-thrills-seeing-leafcutter-ants-2011-06-10.
  • Cembalest, Robin. “Anty Matter,” ARTnewsmag.com February 25; http://niborama.tumblr.com/post/3506892881/anty-matter-in-2001-we-sent-blake-eskin-to-watch.
  • Roalf, Peggy. “Catherine Chalmers’ Jungle Book,” DESIGN ARTS DAILY, March 24; http://www.ai-ap.com/dart/search/?search=Chalmers.
  • Wapner, Jessica. “Useful Vermin,” NEW YORK MAGAZINE, March 14-21.

2010

  • Hughes, Virginia. “The Art of the Insect,” Lastwordonnothing.com, Dec. 15.
  • Ronnberg, Ami. THE BOOK OF SYMBOLS, Tachen, Cologne: p. 225.
  • Aronson, Steven M.L. “Allan Shope: Raising the Sustainability Bar in the Hudson Valley, ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, September: p. 142.
  • Dunigan, Peggy Sue. “RAM’s Unique Look at the ‘American Cockroach,’” SHEPHARD EXPRESS, Milwaukee, WI, May 13.
  • “Photos of the day, April 2010,” STATESMAN, Austin, TX, April 9.
  • “The Cockroach, Variations on a Theme,” BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, Burlington, VT, April 20: p. 2A.
  • Zuback, William. “Catherine Chalmers, American Cockroach,” williamzuback.com, April.
  • “Photos of the day,” GAINSVILLE SUN, Gainsville, FL, April 19.
  • Petersen, Erin. “No bugs were harmed in the making of this art,” THIRD COAST DIGEST, Milwaukee, WI, April 28.
  • Anderson, Scott. “American Cockroach,” JOURNAL TIMES, Racine, WI, April 18.
  • Dunigan, Peggy Sue. “Discover ‘All the Buzz’ at Racine Art Museum,” SHEPHARD EXPRESS, Milwaukee, WI, April 29: p 33.
  • Roberts, Lee B. “These Exhibits are ‘All the Buzz’ at RAM,” JOURNAL TIMES, Racine, WI, May 27.

2009

  • DeLue, Rachael Z. “Art and Science in America,” AMERICAN ART, Smithsonian Institution, Vol. 23, No. 2, Summer: p. 5.
  • Goldstein, Darra, ed. THE GASTRONOMICA READER, University of California Press: p. a, b, 366.
  • Plasse, Sabina Dana. “Speak for the Trees,” IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS, Ketchum, Dec. 30.
  • SPEAK FOR THE TREES, Friesen Gallery, Seattle.
  • “The animal kingdom and the kingdom of art,” LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 27.
  • Geer, Susan. “Intelligent Design: Interspecies Art,” ARTSCENE, Los Angeles, October.
  • Kany, Daniel. “Invigorating Invertebrates,” PORTLAND PRESS HERALD – MAINE SUNDAY TELEGRAM, September 27.
  • Reichle, Ingeborg. ART IN THE AGE OF TECHNOSCIENCE: GENETIC ENGINEERING, ROBOTICS, AND ARTIFICIAL LIFE IN CONTEMPORARY ART, Springer, Wien: p.45, 250-252.
  • INSIDE (ART AND SCIENCE), Editora LxXl, Lisboa: p. 92-99.
  • “31st Annual Photography Regional,” Exhibition catalogue, Opalka Gallery, Sage College of Albany: p. 8-9.
  • PATCH, Review for Center for Contemporary and Digital Script, Belgium, February: p. 4, 57.
  • Tsuzuki, Kyoichi. ROADSIDE ART, Tokyo: p. 94-101.
  • “Darwin, l’evolution quelle historie!” LE MONDE, Paris, April/May: p. 70-71.
  • “Come learn about ‘Sex, Food Chains, and Cockroaches,’” THE DAVIS ENTERPRISE, CA, January 4: p. A5
  • Kroeger, Laura. “The art and science of creepy crawlies,” THE CALIFORNIA AGGIE, Davis, January 7: p. 1.

2008

  • Anker, Suzanne and Talaske, JD. “Visual Culture Bioscience,” Issues in Cultural Theory 12, National Academy of Sciences, Washington D.C.
  • SPECIMEN, REPRESENTING THE NATURAL WORLD, Exhibition catalogue, Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers-Newark: cover, 28-29.
  • Phillips, Lisa A., “Rooms with a Viewfinder,” NEW YORK TIMES, June 6: Escapes p.1.
  • Phillips, Lisa A., “Away / Art of Country Living,” NEW YORK TIMES, June 6: Online audio/slide show.
  • “Catherine Chalmers’ American Cockroach at Boise Art Museum,” www.artdaily.org, July 22.
  • Oland, Dana. “’American Cockroach’ takes over Boise Art Museum,” IDAHO STATESMAN, Boise, July 23: p. Life 1,8. Lora V. “American Cockroach,“ Boise-arts.blogspot.com, July 23.
  • Sheehan, Nancy. “Animal Nature,” TELEGRAM & GAZETTE Worcester, MA, February 12: p. E1, E6.
  • Arsenault, Charlene. “We’re the Hunters and the Hunted,” WORCESTER MAGAZINE, January 24.
  • UNDERGROUND CULTURE FROM ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD, SE, Shoeisha, Japan: p. 112.
  • ZOOLOGIA FANTASTICA, Exhibition catalogue, Essay by Denise Markonish, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.
  • “In and Around the Garden: Perspectives East and West on View at the Ackland Art Museum,” www.artdaily.org, May 29.
  • WHOLPHIN, Issue 6, McSweeneys, San Francisco.

2007

  • BETES ET HOMMES, Exhibition catalogue, Editions Gallimard, Paris: p. 22-23, 119-121, 138-139.
  • “Betes & Hommes,” TERRE SAUVAGE, France, Sept.: p. 45,69.
  • Hirsch, Robert. LIGHT AND LENS, PHOTOGRAPHY IN DIGITAL AGE, Focal Press: p. 26.
  • GEEZ, Issue 7,Fall, Winnipeg: p. 37,39.
  • ter Gast, Ellen. BIOTECH PIONEERS, A philosophical inquiry concerning the genetically engineered mouse, Rtodto, Amsterdam.
  • NEW YORK MAGAZINE, Nov. 19: p. 2.
  • ANTENNAE, The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture, Insect Poetics, Issue 3, Volume 2, www.antennae.org.uk
  • Bell, David and Barbara M. Kennedy. THE CYEBERCULTURES READER, Second Edition, Routledge, London: p. 724.
  • VISIONAIRE, Issue 53, Sound, New York

2006

  • Wallis, Brian, et al, “Ecotopia,” APERTURE, New York, Fall, Issue 184: p. 74-81.
  • Zimmer, Carl. “This Can’t Be Love,” NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 5: p. F1. (photos)
  • Corcoran, David. “Her Medium Is Mantises (and Other Small Creatures) With a Story to Tell,” NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 5: p. F4.
  • GOING APE: CONFRONTING ANIMALS IN CONTEMPORARY ART, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA, exhibition catalogue.
  • Smith, Roberta. “The Natural World, in Peril and in Its Full Glory,” NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 13: p. E1, E5.
  • ECOTOPIA, Exhibition catalogue, International Center of Photography, NY.
  • Johnson, Ken. “DeCordova’s ‘Ape’ is an entertaining bestiary,” BOSTON GLOBE, Sept. 15.
  • V MAGAZINE, New York, Issue 43, Fall: p. 146-147.
  • Budick, Ariella. “It’s the NATURE of the Beast,” NEWSDAY, New York, Sept. 24.
  • Meyers, William. “The Extinction of Awe,” NEW YORK SUN, Sept 14.
  • “Nature with an Edge,” NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 19: p. A24.
  • Zeaman, John. “Critter’s-eye views of a changing world,” RECORD/HERALD, Hackensack, Sept. 22.
  • Salzedo-Gramm, Viola. “This Home of Ours,” NEW YORK PRESS, Sept. 27 – Oct. 3: p. 82-83.
  • Stevens, Mark. “Earth in the Balance,” NEW YORK MAGAZINE, Oct. 2.
  • Byrne, David. “Ugly Beauty,” DAVIDBYRNE.COM Sept. 30: journal.
  • Kunitz, Daniel. “The Political Landscape,” ARTREVIEW, London, Issue 02, August: p. 44-46.
  • Wyndham, Constance. “Watching Al Gore with the aircon full blast,” FINANCIAL TIMES, Oct. 4.
  • Tsuzuki, Kyoichi. “Even cockroaches have souls,” ART IT, Tokyo, Issue 10: p. 90-95.
  • Visionaire, Issue #48, “Magic,” New York.
  • “Among the Trees,” Exhibition Catalogue, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit.
  • “The Artist as Tree Hugger,” NEW YORK TIMES, March 26: New Jersey Section.
  • Ryan, Michael. “From the water to the land,” WINDHAM JOURNAL, Hudson Valley Newspapers, NY, March 23: p.B1.
  • BLIND SPOT, New York, Issue 32, A Tribute.
  • “A Room with a Few,” NATURAL HISTORY MAGAZINE, New York, June: p. 16.
  • Weintraub, Linda. ECOCENTRIC TOPICS, Artnow Publications, Rhinebeck, NY: p.103-110.
  • Fineman, Mia. “The changing role of nature in art,” SLATE.COM, Oct. 19.
  • Woodward, Richard B. “Few Soothing Landscapes Here,” WALL STREET JOURNAL, Oct. 25.
  • Stern, Steven. “Artists tackle an inconvenient truth or two,” TIME OUT NEW YORK, Oct. 26 – Nov. 1: p. 72.
  • Yabroff, Jennie. “Man vs. Nature: This Land Is My Land,” NEWSWEEK INTERNATIONAL, Nov. 20.
  • Gopnik, Blake. “At ‘Ecotopia,’ the Creatures are Stirring,” WASHINGTON POST, Nov. 5: p. N1, N6-N7.
  • Chris, Chang. “The Hunger,” FILM COMMENT, New York, Nov/Dec: p. 17.
  • “I’m Ready for My Close-up,” Onearth, NRDC, New York, Winter: p. 11.
  • NEXT, Michael Crighton, HarperCollins: p. 339.

2005

  • “Das Denken Lenken,” SUDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG WISSEN, Munich, January: p. 92 (photo).
  • Reichle, Ingeborg. KUNST AUS DEM LABOR, Springer Wien: p. Cover, 44, 232.
  • Fischer, Jack. “Year’s best photo books earn coffee table space,” MERCURY NEWS, San Jose, Jan. 16.
  • ANIMAL NATURE, exhibition catalogue, Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh. Berlinerblau, Jacques. THE SECULAR BIBLE, Cambridge Univ. Press, New York: cover photo.
  • Weinbaum, Alys Eve. WAYWARD REPRODUCTIONS, Duke Univ. Press, Durham: p. 236-239.
  • Shaw, Kurt. “Carnegie Mellon exhibit looks at how we see animals,” PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW, Pittsburgh, Sept. 11.
  • Thomas, Mary. “’Animal Nature’ ranges from funny to shocking,” PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE, Pittsburgh, Sept. 14.
  • VISIONAIRE, Issue #46, “Uncensored,” Edited by Mario Testino.
  • St. Germain, Pat. “WAG bugs out in new exhibit,” WINNIPEG SUN, Winnipeg, Sept. 21: p. 20.
  • Roberts, Lorne. “Just crawl over to the WAG and… bug off!” WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, Winnipeg, Sept. 22: p. D6.
  • Story, Jared. “Buggin’ out at the WAG,” UPTOWN ARTS GUIDE, Winnipeg, Sept. 27: p. 25-27.
  • Dault, Julia. “West’s Pests Assessed,” NATIONAL POST, Toronto, Oct. 6: p. B6.
  • “Put on your Blue Genes,” Neuen Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst, Berlin: p. 37, 60.

2004

  • Temin, Christine. “Weird Science,” THE BOSTON GLOBE, Boston, Feb. 27: p. C15, C20.
  • Copeland, Marion. COCKROACH, Reaktion Books, London: p. 41, 43, 61, 100, 113, 164.
  • EARTHLY DELIGHTS, exhibition catalogue, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, March: p. 18,19,32,53.
  • Fugami, Tracey. “Observing Change,” THE SCENE, Sheboygan, WI, March: p. 14.
  • Kendricks, Neil. “Nerve Cell,” UNION TRIBUNE, San Diego, CA, April 29.
  • “Outside the Ordinary, a Tribute in Pictures,” APERTURE Magazine, Spring.
  • AMERICAN COCKROACH, Edited by Lesley Martin, Aperture, New York.
  • Scharer, Caspar. “Nigh Noon fur Kakerlaken,” TAGES ANZEIGER, Zurich, June 19: p. 17.
  • Schechner, Sam. “The Roach That Failed,” THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, July 25: p. 20 (photo).
  • “Frog meets Mouse,” TOPIC, New York, Issue 6: Food: p. Cover, 52-59.
  • Artner, Alan. “Artists dabble in lab,” CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Sept. 16.
  • Westbrok, Lindsey. “Playing God, Like Scientists,” EAST BAY EXPRESS, Berkeley, Sept. 24.
  • Anker, Suzanne and Nelkin, Dorothy. THE MOLECULAR GAZE: ART IN THE GENETIC AGE, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, NY: p. 168.

2003

  • “Catherine Chalmers’ exhibit explores the Food Chain,” THE OAKVILLE BEAVER, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 22: p. C8.
  • OAKVILLE TODAY, Oakville, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 30: p. 13.
  • MacBride, Craig. “Food Chain exhibit is a shocker,” THE OAKVILLE BEAVER, Oakville, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 19: p. 84.
  • Boxer, Sarah. “The Art of the Code, Or, at Play With DNA,” THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14: p. E35, E39.
  • Keles, Bettyann Holtzmann and Daniel J. “Truth, Beauty and the Double Helix,” NEWSWEEK, Int’l. Edition, February 24: p. 43, 44.
  • Marien, Mary Warner. PHOTOGRAPHY A CULTURAL HISTORY, Laurence King, London: p. 481, 483.
  • Boxer, Sarah. “Cockroaches as Shadow and Metaphor,” THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8: p. E1, E5.
  • Miller, Mike. “Cockroach Art May Bug Some People but That’s Life,” REUTERS, May 21.
  • Lin, Tan. “American Cockroach,” Grand Arts, Kansas City, Exhibition catalogue, Sept.
  • Glausiusz, Josie. “American Cockroach,” DISCOVER, Sept: 4,80,81.
  • McGraw, Hesse. “American Cockroach,” REVIEW, Kansas City, Sept.: p. 23, 24.
  • Hackman, Kate. “American Cockroach,” THE KANSAS CITY STAR, Sept. 5: p. 22, 26.
  • Westbrook, Lindsey. “Playing God, Like Scientists,” EAST BAY EXPRESS, Emeryville, CA, Sept. 24-30: p. 36.
  • ENGINEERING, GO FOR IT, American Society for Engineering Education, Washington D.C.: p. 53.
  • Thorson, Alice. “Feeling Sorry for the Roach,’” KANSAS CITY STAR, Sept. 28: Section I, 1,10.
  • Canizares, Francisco. “Cucarachas, Que se Haga Justicia,” QUO, Madrid, October: p. 106-109.
  • “Insect Art,” PEST CONTROL MAGAZINE, Cleveland, October: p. 67.
  • Filipiak, Dr. Wanda; Madgalena Jankowska. “Zawod: bog,” GAZETA WYBORCZA, Duzyformat, Warszawa, Polska, June: p. 14-18.
  • Morris, Marjorie. “The World’s Backyard in Grand Forks,” HIGH PLAINS READER, Grand Forks, ND, Dec.18: p. 12.
  • “The Science of Art,” GRAND FORKS HERALD, Grand Forks, ND, Nov. 14: p. C1-2.

2002

  • Hackett, Regina. “Messing with Mother Nature,” SEATTLE POST- INTELLIGENCER, Seattle, April 6: p. E1-3.
  • Downey, Roger. “Bring Back Bill Nye,” SEATTLE WEEKLY, Seattle, April 18.
  • Graves, Jen. “Evolving Artistry,” THE NEWS TRIBUNE, Seattle, April 19: AI 1-2.
  • “Gene(sis),” FLASH ART, March/April: p. 45.
  • Emily Hall. “Haunted Houses – Art and Science,” THE STRANGER, Seattle, April 4.
  • Henderson, Deidtra. “Art ponders genome implications,” BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE, Boston, April 7: P. A32.
  • Thorson, Alice. “Everything here is not what is seems,” THE KANSAS CITY STAR, Kansas City, MI, May 3: p. 26,27.
  • McGraw, Hesse. “Fiction and History: A Science of Disputed Signs,” REVIEW, Kansas City, May/June: p. 38,39.
  • Bailey, Matthew. Review of “Constructed Realities,” ART PAPERS, July – August: p. 49.
  • ADBUSTERS: JOURNAL OF THE MENTAL ENVIRONMENT, Vancouver, Canada, Appetite, Nov/Dec, No. 44.
  • PHOTOGRAPHY FAST FORWARD – APERTURE AT 50, Aperture, New York: p. 194.
  • OPEN2002, Venice Lido, Exhibition catalogue: p. 112-113,169-170.
  • “The Biology of Disgust,” DISCOVER, Vol. 23, No. 12, Dec: p. 32.
  • Sterling, Bruce. “Remote-Controlled Rats, ”THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, Dec. 15: p. 116 (photo).
  • LAB04, Metamorphosis, London, Autumn – Winter: p. 130-133.

2001

  • FOCUS, Greece, January: p. 8-15.
  • Bensinger, Ken. “Whose Art is it, Anyway?” THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, January 19: p. W12.
  • “Dodelijke Rondedans,” AD MAGAZINE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13 January: p. 20 – 25.
  • Punter, Monique. “Sex en geweld!” KIJK, The Netherlands, Jan.: p. 79-81.
  • Eskin, Blake. “The Roaches That Came in from the Cold,” ARTNEWS, February: p. Cover, 140-143.
  • Feliciano, Kristina. “Pest in Show,” NEW YORK POST, February 25: p. 33.
  • Howell, George. “Reviews,” ART PAPERS, March/April: p. 43-44.
  • Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire. “Frog lips, cockroach war paint & the art of Catherine Chalmers,” AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN, Austin, TX, March 8: p. 25 ent.
  • Hulspas, Marcel. “Lieve, kleine proefdiertjes,” AD MAGAZINE, Amsterdam, 3 February: p. 62-65.
  • Joy, Jennifer. “dberman gallery bugs out,” THE DAILY TEXAN, Austin, March 29.
  • Barr, Anna. “Snack Time!” OC WEEKLY, Orange County, CA, April 13-19.
  • Rosenfeld, Megan. “The Late Late Art Show,” THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington D.C., April 6: p. C5.
  • Westbrook, Lindsey. “Critic’s Choice: Art,” SAN FRANCISCO BAY GUARDIAN, April 11: p. 84.
  • THE SCIENCES, New York Academy of Sciences, Spring: p. 25-29(photos).
  • Seidel,Frederick. “LIFE ON EARTH,” Farrar, Straus and Giroux,
  • New York: cover photo.
  • BLUE SKY #29 & 30, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, exhibition catalogue. THE GRAVITY OF THE IMMATERIAL, exhibition catalogue, MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • GASTRONOMICA, University of California Press, Berkeley, Spring: p. 32-39.
  • Hitt, Jack. “Building a better bloodsucker,” NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, May 6: p. 92-93, 95, 96 (photos).
  • TRENDS IN PARASITOLOGY, London, July: cover photo.
  • Druhl, Sven. “New Ideas – Old Tricks,” KUNSTFORUM INTERNATIONAL, Germany, 08-10/2001
  • Campe, Martina. “Machterhalt,” WESTFALISCHE ANZEIGER, Germany, May 22.
  • “hARTware Projekte, Ideologie!” MARABO, Germany, June.
  • “Schone neue Welt?” RUHRNACHRICHTEN, Germany, May 12.
  • “New Ideas – Old Tricks,” KUNST AKTUELL, Germany, September.
  • Wanzelius, Rainer. “Tische – an die Wande geklammert,” WESTFALISCHE RUNDSCHAU, Germany, May 11.
  • “Ausstellung,” BODO – das Strassenmagazin, Germany, May.
  • Rebecca, Cohen. ARTL!ES, Austin, TX, Summer.
  • Schudel, Matt. “Natural Selections,” SUN-SENTINEL, Fort Lauderdale, Nov. 18.
  • “FAU exhibit to present contemporary views of science,” SUN-SENTINEL, Fort Lauderdale, Nov. 5.
  • HARTWARE 2001, Exhibition catalogue, “New Ideas – Old Tricks, Hartware Medien Kunst Verein, Dortmund: p. 25, 93.

2000

  • NEW NATURAL HISTORY, Exhibition catalogue, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • HARPER’S MAGAZINE, New York, March: p. 39.
  • Hartmann, Sarah. “Getting batty about bugs,” ISLIP BULLETIN, January 27: p. 3.
  • Harrison, Helen. “Beyond ‘Eeww!’: A World of Insects and Spiders,” THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13: p. LI 12.
  • Budick, Ariella. “Artists Say it Once More, With Feelers,” NEWSDAY, January 28.
  • V-MAGAZINE, Spring, Issue 4.
  • Rondeau, Mark E. “The Big Bang Will Open Season of Unnatural Science at MASS MoCA,” THE ADVOCATE, Berkshire, MA, March 8.
  • FOOD CHAIN, ENCOUNTERS BETWEEN MATES, PREDATORS & PREY, Edited by Michael Sand, Aperture, New York.
  • The Best of Magazine Photos of the Year, LIFE MAGAZINE, New York: p. 112-113.
  • Schappell, Ellissa. “Hot Type,” VANITY FAIR, New York, April: p. 460.
  • Lack, Jessica. “Doing the Roach,” THE GUARDIAN, London, p. 32 The Guide.
  • Sumpter, Helen. EVENING STANDARD, London, April 27: p. Hot Tickets 38-39.
  • “Art Appreciation,” NORTH ADAMS TRANSCRIPT, North Adams, MA, April 14.
  • “Natural Selection,” MEN’S JOURNAL, New York, May: p. 176.
  • ENGINE, Tokyo, 8.2000 Start.
  • “A Bug’s Life,” THE GUARDIAN, London, May 6.
  • “The Art of SE1,” THE SUNDAY TIMES MAGAZINE, May 7.
  • DAVIDBOWIE.COM, “Journal”, May 9, 2000.
  • DEEP DISTANCE, exhibition catalogue, Kunsthalle Basel.
  • NEW YORK CONTEMPORARY ART REPORT, New York, May-June: p. 48-49.
  • Griffis, Ryan. “Reviews,” NEW ART EXAMINER, May, Chicago.
  • THE NEW YORKER, New York, May 29: p. 30.
  • Withers, Rachel. “Museum Preview,” ARTFORUM, May: p. Cover,38.
  • Dery, Mark. BOOKFORUM, New York, Summer: p. 46.
  • Randall, Mark. “MoCA Experiments with Science,” NORTH ADAMS TRANSCRIPT, North Adams, MA, May 27.
  • Brooks, Libby. “A Matter of Life and Death,” THE GUARDIAN, London, May 27: Weekend p. 19-24.
  • UNNATURAL SCIENCE, exhibition catalogue, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA: p. 38-41, 81, 90-91.
  • Grant, Daniel. “MASS MoCA’s Thinking Big in Science Experiment,” BOSTON HERALD, June 3.
  • Bjornland, Karen. “Thinking Big,” SCHENECTADY GAZETTE, Schenectady, NY, June 4.
  • “The last one to eat will laugh the most,” LE SOIR, Brussels, June 14: MAD Supplement.
  • Isle, Ray. “Let Us Prey,” STANFORD MAGAZINE, Stanford Univ., CA, July/August: p. 82-83.
  • Lambert, Lisa. “Eat or Die,” WILLAMETTE WEEK, Portland, OR, June 28: p. 95.
  • Raymond, Camela. “A Paradox of Morbidity, Life,” THE OREGONIAN, Portland, June 23.
  • MAX, Germany, June: p. 162.
  • Felty, Heather. FLASH ART, Summer: p. 114-115.
  • “Qui Mange Qui?” PHOTO, France, Issue #370, Juin: p. 72-77.
  • NEWSWEEK, June 19: p. 48-49.
  • “The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” THE ART NEWSPAPER, Int’l Edition, July-August: p. 26.
  • Parcellin, Paul. “Weird Science,” RETRO-ROCKET.COM, Boston, July 5 & 13.
  • Lehan, Joanna. “In Print,” PHOTO DISTRICT NEWS, New York: p. 96.
  • Bagg, Mary. “Methods & Madness,” VALLEY ADVOCATE, July 13-19.
  • Osborne, Lawrence. “Fuzzy Little Test Tubes,” THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, July 30: p. 41-45 (photos).
  • “Schnapp, Happ, Weg!” MAX, Germany, July: p. 19.
  • Gurewitsch, Matthew. “At MASS MoCA, Vast Spaces and Scientific Fantasies,” THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, July 19.
  • Temin, Christine. “’Unnatural’ Selection at MASS MoCA,” THE BOSTON GLOBE, July 28: p. D1, D10-D11.
  • “But Seriously, with Brian Malow,” PLAYTV.COM, San Francisco, July 31.
  • Baker, Kenneth. “Manifold ‘Sensations’ From Earth to Moon,” SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 5: p. B1, B10.
  • Smith, Roberta. “In Their Own Worlds: Giant Hybrids of Fact and Fantasy,” THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 11: p. B31.
  • PHOTO METRO, San Francisco, Vol. 18, Issue 159: p. 40
  • SF WEEKLY, San Francisco, August 2-8: p. 27.
  • Baker, Kenneth. “Critics Picks,” SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 11: p. C1.
  • Bonetti, David. “Bay City Best,” SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER MAGAZINE, August 27.
  • “Life in the Food Chain,” BAY AREA REPORTER, San Francisco, Aug 3.
  • Cahill, Timothy. “Let us Prey,” ALBANY TIIMES UNION, August 27.
  • ORION, “Food for Thought,” Summer: p. 1.
  • AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY #16, New York: p. 77-80.
  • Wilson, Keith. “Food Chain,” FOCUS, Great Britain, August: p. 6-12.
  • Bressane, Ronaldo. “Laric-animal,” TRIP, Sao Paulo, Agosto: p. 73-76.
  • Humphrey, David. “e-mail from New York,” ART ISSUES, Sept./Oct.: p. 40-41.
  • ECOMPANY, San Francisco, Sept.: p. 49, 52.
  • Bonetti, David. “Collections, Series form ‘Multiple Sensations,’” SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, Sept. 4: p. B1, B6.
  • Vispiez, Ivan; Procenzano, Raffaella. “Chi Mangia Chi,” FOCUS, Italia, September: p. 22-29.
  • Wildman, David. “Animals, front and center,” BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE, October 1: p. 10.
  • McQuaid, Cate. “Art Review,” THE BOSTON GLOBE, October 4: p. Living Arts.
  • Sherman, Mary. “’Significant’ environment,” BOSTON SUNDAY HERALD, October 8.
  • ZOO, London, Issue 7, November: p. 266-267.
  • COPIA, The American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts, Vol. 3, Issue 2: p. 21.
  • Stuever, Hank. “The Snacks of Life,” THE WASHINGTON POST, Nov. 19: p. Arts G1, G10.
  • O’ Sullivan, Michael. “Belly Up to the Show,” THE WASHINGTON POST, Nov. 24: p. Weekend p. 62, 69.
  • Jacobson, Louis. “Prey for Understanding,” WASHINGTON CITY PAPER, Washington D.C., Dec. 1: p. 46-47.
  • O’Sullivan, Michael. “Best Exhibits of 2000,” THE WASHINGTON POST, Dec. 29.
  • “Food Chain,” OUI, Holiday Issue: p. 106.

1999

  • HARPER’S MAGAZINE, New York, January: p.29.
  • Cohu, Will. “Frog’s Dinner,” THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY, The Sunday Review, London, Feb. 28: p. Cover, 4-7.
  • Farber, Celia. “Wild Life,” GEAR, New York, March/April: p. 82.
  • Tachikawa, Mito. MORE OR LESS, Tokyo, Vol. 2, Spring/Summer: p.77.
  • Hackett, Regina. “Food Chain,” SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER, Seattle, April 2: p. WH -16.
  • Updike, Robin. “What’s eating them?”, SEATTLE TIMES, Seattle, April 9: p. C1-2.
  • Im, Soyon. “Au Naturel,” SEATTLE WEEKLY, Seattle, April 1-7: 33.
  • Im, Soyon. Gallery review, SEATTLE WEEKLY, Seattle, April 1-7.
  • Fredericksen, Eric. “Eat and be Eaten,” STRANGER, Seattle, April 15.
  • Fredericksen, Eric. “Bug’s Lives,” STRANGER, Seattle, April 22.
  • “Food Chain,” PULP, Antwerpen, Belgium, March/April; p. 62-67.
  • WOHIN KEIN AUGE REICHT (More than meets the eye), exhibition catalogue, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg: p. 36-37, 77, 119, back cover.
  • Bonetti, David. “Phenomena: Focus on Nature,” SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, San Francisco, Feb. 17: p. B1, B4.
  • Parsell, Reed. “Picture-perfect,” SACRAMENTO BEE, Sacramento, CA, March 14.
  • NEW YORK CONTEMPORARY ART REPORT, New York, June/July: p. 67.
  • Briegleb, von Till. “Knipsers Kronung,” DIE WOCHE, Hamburg, June 4: p. 41. The Bible, VISIONAIRE, New York.
  • Special Millennium Edition, Sunday Times Magazine, NEW YORK TIMES, September 19: p. 87-89.
  • NEW NATURAL HISTORY, exhibition catalogue, National Museum of Photography & Film, Bradford, England: p. 48-49.
  • Loke, Margarett. “Paying Homage to Books,” THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13.
  • Luscombe, Belinda. “Good Book Goes Hip,” TIME MAGAZINE, August 30: p. 71.
  • Grabher, Ariane. “Schone Bilder vom Gefressenwerden,” VORARLBERGER NACHRICHTEN, Austria, Sept. 25/26: p. D8.
  • “Food Chain,” VORARLBERGER NACHRICHTEN, Austria, Sept. 24.
  • “A-Z” of Pleasure,” DAZED & CONFUSED, London, Issue 60, November: p. 100.
  • THE NEW YORKER, Dec. 13: p. 90.
  • Lombardi, D. Dominick. “A Show That Shapes Perception of Animals,” THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 5: p. WE 20.

1998

  • BLIND SPOT, New York, Issue Eleven: cover, 1,4,29-30,71-72.
  • Isaacson, Philip. “’Making it Real’ is sometimes unreal,” MAINE SUNDAY TELEGRAM, Feb. 8.
  • Aletti, Vince. “Voice Choices,” THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, June 23: p. 80-81.
  • Sand, Michael. “Buzz,” WORLD ART, Issue 17: p. 36-43.
  • ESQUIRE, Japan, Sept., Vol. 12, No. 9: p. 38-39.
  • HOT SPOTS, exhibition catalogue, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Miller, Denise. PHOTOGRAPHY’S MULTIPLE ROLES: ART, DOCUMENT, MARKET, SCIENCE, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago: P. 157, 159, 231.
  • DAZED & CONFUSED, London, Nov., Issue 48: p. 12,13,15.
  • Deschka, Katharina. “Fliegende Hauser und Gefrassige Schlangen,”FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG, October 9, Nr. 234: p. 91.
  • “Im Kunstverein herrscht frischer Wind,” WIESBADENER TAGBLATT, Sept. 2.
  • “Amerikanische Motive,” WIESBADENER KURIER, Sept. 9.
  • Fischer, Katinka. “Femd, aber nicht verfremdet,” WIESBADENER KURIER, Sept. 16.
  • Fischer, Katinka. “Haltestelle Moering – steigt jemand aus?”, WIESBADENER KURIER, Sept. 7.

1997

  • KGB, New York, April: p. 10-11.
  • “Everything that Lives, Eats,” APERTURE, New York, Spring, Issue 143: p. 32-33.
  • REVIEW, New York, Feb. 1: p. 20
  • MAKING IT REAL, exhibition catalogue, I.C.I., New York: p. 26-27.
  • CONCRETE JUNGLE, Research Publications, Juno Books, New York, Edited by Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman: p. 152-153.
  • Zimmer, William. “Life With a Twist: Fiction-Based Photography,” THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30.
  • Lombardi, D. Dominick. “All the World is Staged,” THE RECORD- REVIEW, April 11.
  • King, Rachel. “Student Teachers,” ART & ANTIQUES, NewYork, Summer: p. 70.
  • Asgeirsson, Bragi. “Leikhus Raunsaeisins,” MORGUNDLADID, Reykjavik, Iceland, Nov. 14.

1996

  • “The Very Hungry Frog,” THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH, London, January 7: Sunday Review Section – p.4.
  • SEE, The Friends of Photography, San Francisco, Issue 1:4: p. 1, 44-49, 71.
  • FAT, Winter 1995/1996, Issue #2: p. 44.
  • FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY, Graphis, New York: p. 64-65.
  • REGIONAL VISUAL ARTS FELLOWSHIPS 1994-1995, Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, NEA: p. 60, 101.

1995

  • BLIND SPOT, New York, Spring, Issue Five.
  • THE SOHO JOURNAL, New York: p. 53, 133.
  • White Columns, UPDATE 1995, New York: Cover, p. 33.
  • HARPER’S, New York, December: p.18.

1994

  • Levin, Kim. “Voice Choices,” THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, September 20: p.75.
  • Williamson, Alexa. “God and Death,” COLUMBIA SPECTATOR, September 15: p.12.

TV AND RADIO

  • “Stunning Images of the Food Chain,” video, The Weather Channel, July 24, 2014.
  • TWiT Photo, hosted by Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte, episode 57,  May 15, 2012. http://twit.tv/show/twit-photo/57
  • “The Animal Within,” Artists Television Access, San Francisco, Aug. 5, 2011.
  • Insight with Jeffrey Callison, Capital Public Radio, NPR, Sacramento, CA, Jan. 7, 2009.
  • Catherine Chalmers and Rosario Dawson, Aperture TV, GALLERY HD, Co-Op Productions, Sept. 4, 2007.
  • WPS1, New York, “The Bio-Blurb Show,” Hosted by Suzanne Anker, Edition 12, Animal Magnetism and Zoomorphic Zones, July 25, 2005.
  • Galileo, ProSieben TV, Germany, June 24, 2005
  • Studio 360, WNYC (NPR), April 3, 2004.
  • KCUR (NPR), Steve Walker, Sept. 4, 2003.
  • BBC World, BBC1, May 9, 2003.
  • Reuters TV, May 13, 2003.
  • TVS, Russian TV, May 13, 2003.
  • Five Live, Radio 5, BBC, May 19, 2003.
  • CNN, June 5, 2003.
  • FLIPPER, National Swedish Radio, January 26, 2002.
  • NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TODAY, National Geographic Channel, February 19, 2002.
  • THE ANANDA LEWIS SHOW, WB / Fox, October 12, 2001.
  • INSIDE EDITION, CBS, May 30, 2001.
  • “Eklektikos” with John Aielli on KUT (NPR), Austin, March 9, 2001.
  • CLEOPATRA’S SECOND HUSBAND, Director Jon Reiss, First Run Features, Indican Pictures, 2001.
  • “Slice of Life,” CBS NEWS, March 23, 2001.
  • “Talk of the City,” KPCC (NPR), Pasadena, March 30, 2001.
  • “America America,” IDEA TV, Brazil, Program #68, Spring 2001.
  • “Unnatural Science,” EGG THE ARTS SHOW, WNET (PBS), New York, (and national), April 26, 2001.
  • OohLaLa, CityTV, Toronto, (Canada and 40 countries), Spring, 1999.
  • “Inspire: New York Art Report Vol. 2,” PERFECTV, Japan, Produced by Yoichi Kajima, June, 1997.
  • THIS AMERICAN LIFE, “Animals,” Ira Glass, WNYC (NPR), New York, January 11, 1997.
  • YOUR RADIO PLAYHOUSE, “Animals,” Ira Glass, WBEZ (NPR), Chicago, Interviewed by Paul Tough, February 2, 1996.

AWARDS & GRANTS

  • 2015 Rauschenberg Residency, Captiva Island, FL
  • 2011 Artist in Residence, Imagine Science Films, New York
  • 2011 Artist in Residence, Pilchuck Glass School, WA
  • 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship, New York
  • 2009 Emmy Award (Interview/Discussion) Catherine Chalmers and Rosario Dawson, Aperture TV (GalleryHD), Co-op Productions, New York
  • 2008 Jury Award, Best Experimental Short, SXSW Film Festival Austin, TX, (for Safari)
  • 2002 The Robert Lehman Foundation, New York, for the exhibition at Grand Arts, Kansas City
  • 2000 Alfred Eisenstaedt Award, LIFE MAGAZINE
  • 1998 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
  • 1995 Mid-Atlantic Regional Fellowship / National Endowment for the Arts