A Field Season Begins, and an Art Gallery Show

I am very pleased to make two exciting announcements.  Tomorrow, I'll begin a drive down to Miami, Florida my home and field site for the next month.  I'll be studying a recently introduced species, the Common Myna, and assessing the bird's ability to adapt to new habitat.  Of course, stay tuned for developments and photos from the field!

Also, while in Miami, I have the good fortune of having my artwork included in a group show at the Swamp Space gallery from July 5th-July 31st.  See all the exciting details about opening night and the various events happening throughout the month here.  In collaboration with the gallery, I'll be giving a lecture on my research down in Miami on July 23rd at Swampspace.  Here's their write-up on my lecture:

Rob is an artist and scientist working on his PhD in Animal Behavior and Comparative Psychology at Hunter College in NYC. In south Florida, he’s researching a recently introduced species, the Common Myna. In his artwork, embroidery provides a medium to unpack fieldwork experiences and scientific concepts. At SwampSpace, Rob’s lecture will focus on his experience at the intersection of science & art

Looking forward to an exciting month of research as well as meeting fellow artists and scientists in Miami.  Updates to follow soon!