Phantom Ranch Quadrangle, 27" H x 22" W (framed: 30 x 24)
Collage on paper; heat transfers, silk transfers, pen and stitching on a USGS, 7.5 minute topographic map. The text contains fire terminology, the firefighter's job description, information about their fire shelters, and fire history from tree ring research. Also text from John Wesley Powell's Exploration of the Colorado River, 1895.

Fires of Change: the art of fire science is an artist/scientist project that explores how fire as an ecosystem process is impacted by climate change and societal development.

Exhibitions venues:
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2019
516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
: through July 2017

University of Arizona Museum of Art: Nov 19, 2015 - April 3, 2016
Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff: Sept 4, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015

Fires of Change was funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Joint Fire Science Program and organized by the Flagstaff Arts Council.

    © Bonnie Peterson
photo credit: Tom Van Eynde

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