Cornell University

This is a past event. Its details are archived for historical purposes.

The contact information may no longer be valid.

Please visit our current events listings to look for similar events by title, location, or venue.

Emma Ulen–Klees: Traces

Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 12:00pm

Olive Tjaden Gallery, Tjaden Hall

Traces, by Emma Ulen-Klees (M.F.A. '20), is an ongoing project cataloging plant species that are thought to be extinct in the state of New York. Each species is researched and rendered after a physical specimen from the Liberty Hyde Bailey Herbarium or C. V. Starr Herbarium of the New York Botanical Garden. Despite their detail, these embossings capture only a shadow, a shallow impression of the species it represents, preserving its form while acknowledging its absence. When viewed together, these absences serve as a reminder of our fragility within our constantly changing environment.

Google Calendar iCal Outlook
Event Type




Contact Name

Department of Art

Contact Phone

(607) 255-6730

Recent Activity