James Walsh creates work inspired by a love for natural history, particularly the history of natural history. His work has been exhibited internationally, and he is the author of two books, Foundations (1997) and Solvitur ambulando (2003), and numerous unique and limited-edition artist’s books. Numerous awards and residencies include a Fulbright Fellowship to Turkey and residencies at MacDowell Colony. Recently he has been learning botany by identifying, pressing and mounting plants found in his neighborhood, which has resulted in A Flora of the Gowanus and the Index to Arctic Plants of New York City. www. local-artists.org/users/james-walsh