This series features molecular formulae for anthropogenic greenhouse gasses, synthetic fertilizers found in agrochemical run-off, and cyanotoxins produced by the resulting algae and bacterial overgrowth.
Acrylic and latex paint, charcoal, graphite on cotton canvas, 36" H x 24" W, 2019
Ocean Acidification Series
Molecular symbols in this series depict the chemical compounds involved in the reaction of carbon dioxide (CO2) with water, creating carbonic acid (H2CO3), which changes the pH of the seawater, and bicarbonate (HCO-3), inhibiting the growth of shells, skeletons and coral.
Acrylic paint, charcoal, chalk pastel and pencil on BFK Rives paper coated with gesso, 30" H x 22" W, 2019