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Presentation and Conversation with Brandon Ballengée, Artist, Biologist, and Environmental Educator


Brandon Ballengée will discuss his unique, interdisciplinary work represented in the Endangered Species exhibition. Internationally renowned for his art and scientific research on deformed amphibians, Ballengée creates stirring portraits of declining species through a unique blending of art, chemistry, and citizen science. He is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at Louisiana State University investigating missing fish species following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. After the presentation, curator Barbara Matilsky will moderate questions from the audience. (OCH) This presentation is made possible by Western Washington University as part of a quarter-long series of Art and Ecology programs. Ballengée will also give a public lecture on campus, Fraser Hall 101, Tuesday, October 9 at 5 pm.