Posts in category field trips & workshops

Herbalism: Homegrown & Homemade ...

Herbalism: Homegrown & Homemade with Beth Hall

Artist and Herbalist Beth Hall gives a talk on medicinal herbs and demonstrates how to make homemade herbal preparations for the Mason’s School of Art’s EcoArt course.  

Ask Me Anything: No Show

While studying activist art forms, the Eco-Art course took an on-campus field trip to President Cabrera’s “Ask Me Anything” Event. The class had learned that a student group called “Transparent GMU” would attend the town-hall styled meeting with the President of George Mason University and intended to ask questions regarding GMU’s involvement with the Koch […]

Sue Spaid Lecture

Earthworks: Swale & Berm

Earthworks: Swale & Berm

Earthworks: Swale and Berm construction workshop by Mark Cooley for New Century College students.

Polyface Farm tour: 2014

Polyface Farm tour: 2014

AVT 385 Eco-Art, Professor, Mark Cooley. Annual Eco-Art course field trip to the world famous Polyface Farm located in the Shenandoah valley, VA, and featured in many films, and bestselling books as a model for ecological, sustainable, and humane meat farming. Tour led by Joel Salatin.

Polyface Farm tour: 2013

Polyface Farm tour: 2013

AVT 385 Eco-Art, Professor, Mark Cooley. Annual Eco-Art course field trip to the world famous Polyface Farm located in the Shenandoah valley, VA, and featured in many films, and bestselling books as a model for ecological, sustainable, and humane meat farming. Tour led by Joel Salatin.

Polyface Farm tour: 2012

Polyface Farm tour: 2012

Featured in Michael Pollan’s book Omnivore’s Dilemma and films such as Food Inc. and Farmageddon the famous Polyface Farm in the Shenandoah Valley has become an annual field trip for Mason’s EcoArt course.

upcycled denim papermaking w/ Suzanne...

upcycled denim papermaking w/ Suzanne Desaix

Paper making with upcycled denim jeans with artist Suzanne Desaix. A Workshop for AVT 385 EcoArt, Professor: Mark Cooley

Bill Marable foraging tour

Bill Marable foraging tour

Virginia forest edible and medicinal plant wildcrafting tour with Bill Marable. A workshop for AVT 385 EcoArt project, Professor: Mark Cooley

crop mob @ neighborhood farm initiati...

crop mob @ neighborhood farm initiative, Washington DC

Mason’s EcoArt course participates in a Crop Mob DC action and compost demo at Neighborhood Farm Initiative Washington DC. A workshop and field trip for AVT 385 EcoArt project, Professor: Mark Cooley