Orra White Hitchcock; Spotlights in ArtSci

Chances are you have never heard her name, but you may have seen your work. It was rare for her to add her name to her images but these images are foundational and insiprational for contemporary SciArt and science visualization. In an exhibition entitled “Charting the Divine Plan: The Art of Orra White Hitchcock”, the American Folk Art Museum is showcasing Hitchcock’s work through Oct. 14th.   She was also recently featured in an article by Erin Blakemore in the Washington Post:

This woman of science and art was a pioneer, and nearly forgotten

August 4

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Flickr – Amherst College

 

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Flickr – Amherst College

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