Assistant Professor, Art & Ecology
Director, Land Arts of the American West
Jeanette Hart-Mann is Director of Land Arts of the American West and Assistant Professor of Art & Ecology in the Department of Art at the University of New Mexico. She is an alumni of Land Arts of the American West (2000), earned a BFA, summa cum laude, and University Honors, summa cum laude from the University of New Mexico (2001), and a MFA in Visual Art from Vermont College of Fine Arts (2012). She is co-founder and collective cohort of SeedBroadcast, a creative multi-platform agri-Culture project employing collaborative engagement, grassroots story making, and free-source seed action. Her artistic practice is centered in a desire to counter oppressive power structures through examining and cultivating transpecies relationships and ecologic processes as acts of resistance to germinate resiliency. Her methodologies are interdisciplinary spanning across video, sculpture, photography, installation, experimental media, print, performance, farming, writing, and activism.