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This piece was inspired by Katy’s fascination with the complex world of mycology, an interest that was sparked by her experiences growing and learning about mushrooms in the Non-Timber Forest Products class offered at Ithaca College.
Insects are fascinating! I find all the different shapes and textures a wonderful challenge to capture in drawings.
Honeybees especially have caught my interest – not only because of the dangers they face as a species but also because of the consequences their struggles have for both society and the environment.
Katy Stringer is a senior Environmental Studies major and Anthropology minor. She loves creating – painting, sculpting, playing saxophone, knitting, woodworking. Recently she has taken a particular interest in working with ink.