Before California

Laura Cunningham: Before California

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What was California like centuries ago, before we entered the mix? Which ecological processes did our presence interrupt? What became of the wildlife that once roamed free? Artist, scientist and celebrated pioneer of historical ecology Laura Cunningham has spent a large part of her career attempting to answer these puzzling questions. The result is a striking array of illustrations, sketches, and murals that will be featured in Cunningham’s first solo exhibition at the David Brower Center.