Juliet Whitsett Bio

Juliet Whitsett (she/ her) is an Austin, TX based Artist and Arts & Environmental Educator with a Master’s Degree in Community-Based Arts Education from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.S. in Art Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her artistic practice focuses on the colors, lives and forms of endangered and threatened species, community arts installations and art-science partnerships. Her public works include the Really Small ECO MUSEUM (2021- 2023) nature-immersed Threatened Texas Art Walks (2021- 2023), audio-based Audio Wild series: Colorado River Park Wildlife Sanctuary (2024), Red Bluff Nature Preserve (2023), Wild Basin Creative Research Center (2022).

Juliet has designed public programs, family events and classes for institutions such as the High Line in New York, University of Texas’ Planet Texas 2050, Botanical Research Institute of Texas | Fort Worth Botanic Garden, the Bullock Texas State History Museum, the Elisabet Ney Museum, Westcave Outdoor Research Center, Wild Basin Creative Research Center, the Thinkery and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. She has served as an arts and education consultant to individuals and organizations both domestically and internationally contributing to the intersection of art, education, and environmental awareness.

Currently an Artist Fellow for the University of Texas' Planet Texas 2050 Initiative (2022 - 2024).

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