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”
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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”
Math Inspires Art Inspires Math . . .
My Spring Creativity Has Sparked! After nearly a year of creative hiatus, I am excited to share the first images of my new project. Since last August I have been focusing on improving my craft as a middle and high school Algebra teacher. I am inspired by my students to create a new series ofContinue reading “Math Inspires Art Inspires Math . . .”
Mathematics and Sustainability
I just finished teaching a three week class on mathematics and sustainability. It was this amazing experience where I felt fully integrated: math, art, environmentalism—all these different parts of me were all there. Here are some samples of my students’ work.
Treat Your Art Like It’s a Business
I have recently been inspired by Rachael Cook at the Yogipreneur website. She runs a business helping yoga teachers turn their love of yoga into a sustainable business. I am not particularly business minded, so I signed up for her 21 day “Fired Up and Focused” challenge. Rachael sends you an email a day withContinue reading “Treat Your Art Like It’s a Business”
· · · This is the print I made last Fall that I just finished painting today. It’s a self portrait of me with a Martinmas lantern. Of the three versions, this one is my favorite. It was surprisingly satisfying to paint inky blue-black paint over my own face.