Hara Woltz is an environmental artist, scientist, and activist. Utilizing a variety of media, she addresses aspects of the destruction and conservation of ecological systems. Through her work, she reveals patterns, connects disciplines, and examines interactions between humans and the environment. She has exhibited her work throughout the east coast for over 15 years, recently at the Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, DC, and Sotheby’s International offices, New York, NY. As an undergraduate, she studied studio art and biology at Duke University. She has an MA in landscape architecture from the University of Virginia, and an MA in conservation biology from Columbia University.
Woltz has worked on a variety of ecological design projects throughout the world. Her art works are included in a number of corporate and private collections. Past awards include an American Museum of Natural History fellowship, an ASLA award of honor, a Columbia departmental research award, and a Peggy Guggenheim fellowship. In addition, her work has appeared in such publications as ORION, Biological Conservation, Popular Science, and Landscape Architecture Magazine.