MMV #6 Amie Wilkinson

Mathematicians Made Visible #6 is Amie Wilkinson, an American mathematician who works in Dynamical Systems. In her research, she discovers complex systems of motion that unfold in unexpected ways. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2021 for her overall contributions to the field. She is currently a professor atContinue reading “MMV #6 Amie Wilkinson”

MMV #5 John Urschel

 Mathematicians Made Visible #5 is John Urschel, a Canadian-American mathematician and a retired professional football player. He played college football at Penn State and was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. His research fields include numerical linear algebra, graph theory, and data science/machine learning. He is currentlyContinue reading “MMV #5 John Urschel”

MMV #4 Chelsea Walton

Mathematicians Made Visible #4 is Chelsea Walton, an American mathematician who specializes in Non-Commutative Algebra. She was educated in Detroit public schools, and loved counting, patterns, and puzzles from a young age. In her advice to students of mathematics, she recommends cultivating a network of supportive mentors, colleagues, and friends as essential to combating discouragement.Continue reading “MMV #4 Chelsea Walton”

June 19, 20 OPEN STUDIO

Open Studio Weekend at Long River Gallery Saturday and Sunday, June 19th and 20th On Open Studio Weekend, Vermont Crafts Council members open their studios or galleries to the public. Come to Long River Gallery, meet some of our artists and see them demonstrate their techniques. Make it a day of great food and great art, visit usContinue reading “June 19, 20 OPEN STUDIO”

Mathematicians Made Visible

(A new printmaking project to make sure our visual representations of mathematicians more closely match the reality of the people doing mathematics). One of my favorite paintings is Rafael’s The School of Athens. I have a copy of it in my classroom to remind me and my students that by studying Algebra, they are partContinue reading “Mathematicians Made Visible”

Whitewashed

I created this 4″ by 4″ work for the Morill Mini silent auction benefiting the Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford, VT. Whle not typical of my work, it feels important to me in this time to use any platform I can to address the current awakening to racial injustice that is happening. What follows isContinue reading “Whitewashed”

Climate Crisis Algebra: Graphing Global Petroleum Consumption

Students all over my school are striking for climate action and I’m not sure what to do. I definitely support their actions, but I also think that learning Algebra is critical to understanding our climate crisis. I created a lesson on changes in the rate of global petroleum consumption over time as a way toContinue reading “Climate Crisis Algebra: Graphing Global Petroleum Consumption”

Visit Osborne the Printer at the Tunbridge World’s Fair, September 12-15, 2019 in Tunbridge, VT

One of my favorite Fall traditions is to work as Osborne the Printer at the Tunbridge World’s Fair. I’ve been attending the fair nearly 20 years and just recently found my calling up on Antique Hill working in the print shop. Even though it’s not typically something you’d print with a letterpress, I created aContinue reading “Visit Osborne the Printer at the Tunbridge World’s Fair, September 12-15, 2019 in Tunbridge, VT”