Illustration of large yellow corn in the left corner with tall corn stalks, purple eggplant hanging next to the corn stalks over green grass and colorful representation of three rows of crops. A swirlly painted picnic table is next to the crops with three people, two are seated, one looking at a phone and one is standing walking toward them. Behind them is a large glass Conservatory dome and the sky is rendered in bright blue and darker blue strips that all point down toward the dome. On the right side are a pumpkin, bright red tomatoess hanging from a vine, and a white flower with a purple inside with green flowers and leaves along the side. The illustration is signed by Andre Trenier, 2022.

Art & Science: Mertz Library Building Galleries

Saturday, June 4, 2022 – Sunday, September 11, 2022

10 a.m.–6 p.m. | At the Garden

Lina Puerta: Accumulated Wisdom

The often overlooked social and cultural impacts of the American food system and humans’ increasingly distant connections to the natural sources of our food are central themes of Lina Puerta: Accumulated Wisdom, a display of artwork by contemporary mixed-media artist Lina Puerta in the LuEsther T. Mertz Library Building Art Gallery.

A painting depicting a man's face partially obscured by large yellow leaves and green palm fronds

Hear from Colombian-American artist Lina Puerta

As she discusses Accumulated Wisdom, her gallery exhibit during Around the Table.