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Viriditas

Viriditas

The journey of this work began as a way to connect and to develop an understanding of the relationship with various plants and their affinity for our human bodily systems. The act of drawing while imbibing each herb began the creative process. This visual transference […]

becoming-Botanical: a post-modern liber herbalis

becoming-Botanical: a post-modern liber herbalis

It’s awesome to be included in this new fascinating book published by Objet-a Creative Studio. We’ve been interested in plant migrations and their near universal human categorization as “invading aliens”. We are interested in recent critiques of some of the fundamental assertions of invasion biology, its beginnings in the cold war, and its baked in cultural ingredients of intolerance, othering, and reliance on a purity vs. polluted paradigm. We explore some of this with the most challenging and dreaded of subjects – none other than “the plant that ate the south” Pueraria montana, or hatefully known as Kudzu!

Migrant Sanctuary: The Four Winds Journal

Migrant Sanctuary: The Four Winds Journal

Check out the Spring/Summer 2019 edition of Four Winds Journal by Orenda Healing International. We have an article about a project we completed in Darmstadt, Germany last year as part of The International Forest Art Centre’s Forest Art Biennial. The article and installation explores attitudes […]

EcoArt course @ Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation

EcoArt course @ Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation

EcoArt – 2019 Summer Session Join Mark Cooley, this summer at Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation (SMSC) in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley for an intensive hands-on study of EcoArt. AVT 385 – EcoArt, May 20 – June 1, 10:00am – 2:00pm Monday – Saturday.This course includes […]

SporaStudios and GreenStudio featured in a new book

SporaStudios and GreenStudio featured in a new book

We’re honored to be featured in this new amazing book: Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene. edited by Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller, Gerd Wessolek. CRC Press. Nov. 2018. Link to Google Books Link to Excerpt featuring SporaStudios. Chapter 4, […]

Migrant Sanctuary Garden: The International Forest Art Center, Darmstadt, Germany

Migrant Sanctuary Garden: The International Forest Art Center, Darmstadt, Germany

A project developed for The International Forest Art Centre, Darmstadt, Germany and presented at The International Forest Art Symposium, and the 9th Forest Art Path exhibition, 2018, by SporaStudios. Exhibition Curated by Sue Spaid and International Forest Art Centre Director Ute Ritschel. Concept Development  Early […]

Spora Studios: Homegrown & Handmade Herbal Products

Spora Studios: Homegrown & Handmade Herbal Products

We are a neighborhood-based permaculture homestead and apothecary located in Front Royal, Virginia. Elizabeth Hall founded SubHerban Roots LLC in 2013. We’ve since changed our name to Spora Studios and integrated our all of our various interests and expertise. Our making and selling of herbal […]

Portrait Commissions

Portrait Commissions

Beth Hall has been a commissioned portrait artist for over 25 years with clients throughout the United States. If you would like to receive information regarding a commission, including price list, procedures and sample contract please use the contact page  Learn more about Beth Hall. […]