For Guralnick, these tiny organisms are comparable to the first words of the earth—building blocks for nature’s language. Her works seek to make visible the links between the human world and the realm of fungi and microbes, encouraging stewardship of the environment by highlighting the spaces that we share with microorganisms.
About the Artist
Guralnick is based in Aspen, Colorado where she collects, interprets and creates with natural materials. She holds a BA from the St. Martin’s School of Art in London, a MA from the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, and a MFA from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Her works have been exhibited throughout the U.S., and she has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including a Ford Foundation Grant and a Colorado Council for the Arts Visual Arts Fellowship.