Emily Underwood

Emily Underwood is an artist and educator based in Central California. Blending her background in both science and art, she explores landscape histories through the mediums of painting, printmaking, and bookmaking. She has degrees in Earth Sciences and Geology from UC Santa Cruz and Oregon State University, and completed the Scientific Illustration program at CSU Monterey Bay in 2013. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at Joshua Tree National Park Service, in Alaska with the U.S. Forest Service and at the Elkhorn Slough Foundation in Moss Landing. Her artwork has appeared in books, magazines, journals, museums, interpretive panels, and galleries. She teaches art/science classes at U.C. Santa Cruz, with school groups, and in various local workshops.