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'Get Bugged' at Design Museum on Biodiversity Museum Day

It's bugged. Yes, it is. When you attend the seventh annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 17 to see 13 museums or collections, be sure to see It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design, an exhibit in Cruess Hall that explores the...


"It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design," an exhibit in Cruess Hall that explores the connection between insects and people, will be open from noon to 4 p.m. on Feb. 17. The image of bees is the work of Alex Wild. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design," an exhibit in Cruess Hall that explores the connection between insects and people, will be open from noon to 4 p.m. on Feb. 17. The image of bees is the work of Alex Wild. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This art by professor emerita Ann Savageau of the Department of Design shows beetle galleries as
This art by professor emerita Ann Savageau of the Department of Design shows beetle galleries as "Totem Art." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This art by professor emerita Ann Savageau of the Department of Design shows beetle galleries as "Totem Art." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor emerita Ann Savageau of the Department of Design with her trilogy of wall pieces made from hornet nest paper.
Professor emerita Ann Savageau of the Department of Design with her trilogy of wall pieces made from hornet nest paper.

Professor emerita Ann Savageau of the Department of Design with her trilogy of wall pieces made from hornet nest paper.

Fabric at the Design Museum definitely says
Fabric at the Design Museum definitely says "It's Bugged!" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fabric at the Design Museum definitely says "It's Bugged!" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 4:45 PM
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This Artist Works with Hornet Nest Paper

This is part of the trilogy of wall pieces created by artist Ann Savageau, professor emerita, UC Davis Department of Design. Her materials: hornet nest paper.

Most people avoid a hornet's nest. Not environmental artist Ann Savageau; the retired UC Davis Department of Design professor creates art from hornet nest paper. "I began using hornet nest paper back in Ann Arbor, Mich. in the early 1990s," said...

This is part of the trilogy of wall pieces created by artist Ann Savageau, professor emerita, UC Davis Department of Design. Her materials: hornet nest paper.
This is part of the trilogy of wall pieces created by artist Ann Savageau, professor emerita, UC Davis Department of Design. Her materials: hornet nest paper.

This is part of the trilogy of wall pieces created by artist Ann Savageau, professor emerita, UC Davis Department of Design. Her materials: hornet nest paper.

This is part of the trilogy of wall pieces created by artist Ann Savageau, professor emerita, UC Davis Department of Design. Her materials: hornet nest paper.
This is part of the trilogy of wall pieces created by artist Ann Savageau, professor emerita, UC Davis Department of Design. Her materials: hornet nest paper.

This is part of the trilogy of wall pieces created by artist Ann Savageau, professor emerita, UC Davis Department of Design. Her materials: hornet nest paper.

This is part of the trilogy of wall pieces created by artist Ann Savageau, professor emerita, UC Davis Department of Design. Her materials: hornet nest paper.
This is part of the trilogy of wall pieces created by artist Ann Savageau, professor emerita, UC Davis Department of Design. Her materials: hornet nest paper.

This is part of the trilogy of wall pieces created by artist Ann Savageau, professor emerita, UC Davis Department of Design. Her materials: hornet nest paper.

Artist Ann Savageau stands next to her triology of wall pieces made from hornet nest paper. The UC Davis Design Museum show begins Jan. 8 and continues through April 22.
Artist Ann Savageau stands next to her triology of wall pieces made from hornet nest paper. The UC Davis Design Museum show begins Jan. 8 and continues through April 22.

Artist Ann Savageau stands next to her triology of wall pieces made from hornet nest paper. The UC Davis Design Museum show begins Jan. 8 and continues through April 22.

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology holds a hornet's nest, crafted by a colony of bald-faced hornets. This is part of the museum's permanent collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology holds a hornet's nest, crafted by a colony of bald-faced hornets. This is part of the museum's permanent collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology holds a hornet's nest, crafted by a colony of bald-faced hornets. This is part of the museum's permanent collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A UC Davis Exhibition: Exploring the Relationship Between People and Insects

This image of honey bees by Alex Wild will be part of the Jan. 8-April 22 exhibition,

Insects as art! The shapes, the colors...Bees, beetles, butterflies... Capture images of the bees, create sculptures from beetle galleries, and depict insect motifs on clothing... Don't miss the unique exhibition, It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design,...

This image of honey bees by Alex Wild will be part of the Jan. 8-April 22 exhibition,
This image of honey bees by Alex Wild will be part of the Jan. 8-April 22 exhibition, "It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design," and also will be featured at the Bohart Museum open house on Jan. 21. See alexanderwild.com for more of his photos. (Image copyrighted by Alex Wild and used with permission)

This image of honey bees by Alex Wild will be part of the Jan. 8-April 22 exhibition, "It's Bugged: Insects' Role in Design," and also will be featured at the Bohart Museum open house on Jan. 21. See alexanderwild.com for more of his photos. (Image copyrighted by Alex Wild and used with permission)

Beetle galleries, the work of beetle larvae, can be used as sculptures. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Beetle galleries, the work of beetle larvae, can be used as sculptures. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Beetle galleries, the work of beetle larvae, can be used as sculptures. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 5:00 PM
 
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