Exhibitions/Residencies/Public Talks

Algae Society. Group exhibition (invited) at Universidad de Complutense, Madrid, Spain; November 4th-24th, 2019.

Igniting Inquiry. Exhibited and curated installation at the Norris Center for Natural History, UC Santa Cruz; Nov 14th and 15th, 2019.

Igniting Inquiry. Exhibited and curated installation at the Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz; Nov 9th and 10th, 2019.

A Joshua Tree Love Story. Solo exhibition at Black Rock Art Gallery, Joshua Tree National Park; Oct 18th - Jan 20th, 2019.

Seeking Symbiosis. Group exhibition (invited) at the Genomics Institute, Santa Cruz: Oct 18th, 2019.

Endangered Species of the Central Coast. Group exhibition (invited) at the Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose; Aug 2nd, 2019.


“Networked” SciArt Initiative exhibition. The Nook Gallery, CA; July 13 – August 29, 2019.

US/Mexico Border Biodiversity Project (invited artist). Upcoming participatory printmaking and postcard writing event in collaboration with Sanctuary Santa Cruz and the Immigrants rights group YARR highlighting the organisms and communities that would be impacted by the creation of a border wall, Sanctuary Santa Cruz HUB, Santa Cruz, CA; June 7th, 2019.

US/Mexico Border Biodiversity Project (invited session). Upcoming participatory printmaking and research poster session. Norris Center for Natural History, UC Santa Cruz, CA; June 3rd, 2019.

US/Mexico Border Biodiversity Project (invited talk). Participatory printmaking and panel discussion. Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA; May 30th, 2019.

US/Mexico Border Biodiversity Project (invited artist). Participatory printmaking and panel discussion. Sesnon Gallery, UC Santa Cruz, CA; April 10th, 2019.

Algae Society. Group exhibition at MOXI, Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation, Santa Barbara, CA; April 19-June, 2018.

Merging Art and Science to Study Joshua Trees (invited talk). Presented at Leonardo Art and Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER), USF, CA; May 12, 2019.

Species Loss: Exploring opportunities with Art and Science (invited talk). Presented at Society and the Environment, UC Santa Cruz, CA; Feb 19th, 2019.

Reserves of Inspiration. Juried and curated art-science exhibition of 29 artists, exhibited artwork, and moderated a panel discussion on art and science at the Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, UC Santa Cruz, CA; Nov-Dec, 2018.

Using Art to Bridge Science for Rural and Low-Income Desert Communities (invited talk). Presented at Advancing Learning Sciences for a New Generation Workshop, UC Santa Cruz, CA; November 5th, 2018.

Hey Jtree (invited talk and art exhibition). Participatory print making event and public talk for online dating site to meet Joshua trees from my field sites at the Joshua Tree Music and Art Festival, Joshua tree, CA; October 6-8, 2018.

Conceptual Model in Art/Science Collaborations. Presented at: Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, Athens Georgia; November 2018. 

Species Loss: Exploring Opportunities with Art-Science. Presented at: Balance-Unbalance Symposium, Rotterdam; September 6th, 2018.

Seedbed: A Soil Symposium (Invited talk and art exhibition). Presented at UC Santa Cruz, CA; April 26th, 2018.

Art of Nature. Exhibition and book release for Bees of CA: Art, Science and Poetry, at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, Santa Cruz, CA; April 6th, 2018.

Artist in Residence, iSWOOP Joshua Tree National Park, CA. Current

Arstravaganza! Art and Science exhibition. UC Santa Cruz, CA. 2017

Inspired by Nature. Window Galleries, UC Santa Cruz, CA. 2016

Environmental Studies art/science poster session. UC Santa Cruz, CA. 2016

Seeking Symbiosis: Art and Science in the Classroom. Presented at: California College of the Arts “Exploring Science in the Studio” Symposium, SF, CA. 2015

Painting with Pigments from Wine and Fungi! Presented at: Plants and Society, UC Santa Cruz, CA. 2015

Seeking Symbiosis: Linking Art and Science. Exhibition at: Environmental Studies Department UCSC, CA. 2015.

Eco Arts Festival - Ecological Society of America.

Minneapolis Convention Center. Mineapolis, MN. 2013

Hacked Organic! Langton Labs. San Francisco, CA. 2013

Mudthroat productions. The Foundry. Emeryville, CA. 2013

Firehouse Collective. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. San Francisco, CA. 2013

Organica: you are what you eat. Driftwood Saloon. San Francisco, CA. 2012

A Basque Feast. Forage SF. San Francisco, CA 2012

La Gran Pachanga! 111 Minna Gallery. San Francisco, CA. 2012

Food Justice. Fort Mason Golden Gate Cub. San Francisco, CA. 2012

MAPP. solo show.The Wix Lounge. San Francisco, CA. 2012

Tangled. The Foundry. Emeryville, CA. 2012

Tinta y Tinto. solo show. Paxton Gate's Curiosities for Kids. San Francisco, CA. 2012

La Jungla. Wonderland. San Francisco, CA. 2012

Holiday Show. Mezzanine. San Francisco, CA. 2011

Group show. Firehouse North Art & Events Gallery. Berkeley, CA. 2011

Tinta y Tinto. solo show. Entre y Arte. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2010



Jennifer Albrink, 2019. Art Exhibition: A Joshua Tree Love Story. Palm Springs Life. https://www.palmspringslife.com/events/art-exhibition-a-joshua-tree-love-story-at-the-black-rock-art-gallery/


Shane Newell, 2019. Five things to see at Joshua Tree National Park Art Expo this Weekend. The Desert Sun.  https://www.desertsun.com/story/life/entertainment/arts/2019/09/14/5-things-see-joshua-tree-national-park-art-expo-twentynine-palms/2296503001/

Weston Gray, 2019. Blocking the Road Home: US/Mexico Border Biodiversity Project at intersection of border policies. City on a Hill Press. https://www.cityonahillpress.com/2019/04/16/blocking-the-road-home/

Hillary Sloane, 2019. Juniper and the Joshua trees: Morongo Valley native delves into the desert species’ survival. Hi-Desert Star. http://www.hidesertstar.com/news/article_10e1b540-45f1-11e9-8b1e-27d25306a10f.html

Allyson Chiu, 2019. ‘A travesty to this nation’: People are destroying Joshua trees in Joshua Tree National Park. Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/01/11/travesty-this-nation-people-are-destroying-joshua-trees-joshua-tree-national-park

Richard Dion, 2019. Juniper Harrower on art and science. The Soul of California podcast. http://thesoulofcalifornia.libsyn.com/

Chris Clarke, 2018. The Joshua Tree: Myth, Mutualism and Survival. Co-published with KCET Artbound and The Mojave Project. https://www.kcet.org/shows/artbound/the-joshua-tree-myth-mutualism-and-survival

Philip Kiefer, 2018. Iconic Joshua Trees May Disappear but Scientists are Fighting Back. National Geographic.


Jennifer Parker, 2017. Animating science to help protect Joshua trees. OpenLab.


Greg Gilbert, 2017. Measuring trees with the speed of sound. EurekAlert! Applications in Plant Science. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-01/bsoa-mtw010517.php

Marissa Maciel, 2015. Art, Science, Symbiosis with Juniper Harrower. Division of Graduate Studies Feature Profile,  http://graddiv.ucsc.edu/news-events/profiles/harrower-august2015.html

Staff, 2015. Art meets Science (ArtScy) website collaboration with artist Geoffrey Thomas. UCSC ITS Wordpress sites, Spotlight Site. http://artscy.sites.ucsc.edu

Staff, 2015. Interdisciplinary practices to increase sustainability awareness. Sustainability Office Feature Profile. http://sustainability.ucsc.edu/news-events/profiles/4-15-Juniper-Harrower.html

Jennifer Parker, 2015. Juniper Harrower and Geoffrey Thomas collaborate with Art and Science. OpenLab. http://openlabresearch.com/archives/3451

Robin Kobaly, 2015. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Tours BMCP. Big Morongo Canyon Preserve Newsletter.


Kara Guzman, 2015. UCSC Art and Science Researchers Partner to Save Joshua Tree. Santa Cruz Sentinel. http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/social-affairs/20141220/ucsc-art-and-science-researchers-partner-to-save-joshua-tree

Ann Brody Guy, 2013. The Alchemy of Art and Science: Jennifer Harrower. Breakthroughs magazine. http://nature.berkeley.edu/breakthroughs/sp13/jennifer-harrower

Jessica Yadegaran, 2012. Painting with pinot: Berkeley artist Juniper Harrower's tannic palette. Oakland Tribune.

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