If you want to create art that's bound to be a conversation piece, you need to head over to Briggs Hall at the University of California, Davis on Saturday, April 18.
April 18 is the 95th annual UC...
MAGGOT ART will be offered at the UC Davis Picnic Day for the seventh consecutive year. It's about dipping a maggot in non-toxic, water-based paint and letting it crawl across white paper. Maggot Art was coined by forensic entomologist Rebecca O'Flaherty, who is seeking her doctorate at UC Davis.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
SEA CREATURE--Forensic entomologist Rebecca O'Flaherty of UC Davis created this Maggot Art piece titled "Sea Creature." It drew "oohs and aahs" at her 2007 Maggot Art Show in Sacramento. (Photo by Rebecca O'Flaherty)
Combining Art and Science
COMBINING ART AND SCIENCE--Rebecca O'Flaherty, who coined and trademarked "Maggot Art," an educational curriculum combining art and science, teaches a group of youths at a summer session at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)