Teaching + Professional Presentations
TEACHING 2002 Harvard University, Visiting Lecturer in Visual and Environmental Studies

2000-01 Parsons The New School for Design, Interdepartmental Program Coordinator: Design for Social Change

1997- Parsons The New School for Design, MFA Program, Assoc. Prof.

Visiting artist at numerous institutions including Bates College, Bennington College, The Boston Museum School, CUNY Graduate Center, Hamilton College, Maryland Institute of Art, Pennsylvania State University, Syracuse Univ., Vermont Studio Center, Wheato

1994-00 University of Pennsylvania, Graduate Sculpture Faculty

1986-90 New York Studio School, Sculpture Faculty

1987-88 New York Studio School, Dean

1987 Bard College, Graduate Sculpture Faculty

1968-71 Harvard University, Teaching Fellow and Tutor, Fine Arts

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS 2013 “Orchestrating Holistic Restoration : Why and How,” Multidisciplinary Workshop, Society for Ecological Restoration, Madison, WI, Co-ordinator with James Aronson

Brookner in Conversation with neuroscientist Siddarth Ramikrishnan, Art/Science Salon, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2012 “The Fargo Project,” TEDx, Fargo, ND
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“Porosity, Affects and Effects,” American Association of Geographers Conference, NY\

“All Part of All,” Visions for Water, Ecological Artists Modeling Solutions for our Challenged Water Systems, St. John The Divine Cathedral, NYC

2011 “On the Waterfront—Humane Cities, Water, and Expanded Art Practice,” Xavier University, Keynote

“Water Incorporated,” Ecocriticism and Comparative Literature Conference, Texas Tech University, Keynote

“Transdisciplinarity and Porosity,”  Society for Ecological Restoration,
Merida, Mexico

The Multispecies Salon, CUNY, New York City, NY

Making , Meaning and Context/ A Radical Reconsideration of Arts Work, Goddard College, VT

2010 “Urban Rain,” New York Chapter ASLA, Annual Meeting

2009 “Community, Water and the Being of Human,” Washington University, St. Louis, MO

2008 Green Build Conference, Boston, MA

2007 Grounding Work: Art and the Environment, Massachusetts College of the Arts, Boston, MA

2006 Ethics, Religion and Society Lecture Series, Xavier University, keynote speaker

“Biosculptures™, Natural Systems in Unnatural Places,” New England Landscape Design and History Assoc., Cambridge, MA

2005 Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, Boston, MA

The Place of Water in the World: Ritual, Beauty, and the Environment, Mt. Holyoke College, MA

Groundworks Symposium, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

2003 California Association of Environmental Professionals, Monterey

Americans for the Arts: ARTrepreneur, the new arts leader, Portland, OR

California Association of Environmental Professionals, Monterey

Americans for the Arts: ARTrepreneur, the new arts leader, Portland, OR

Cultura 21–art and sustainability in rural spaces, Grossenhain,
Saxony, Germany

The Sacred Wheel of Water Conference, The Walter H. Capps Foundation, Santa Barbara, CA