Christina Catanese

Regional Network: 
Delaware River Watershed Network
Class Year: 
2018
Position: 
Director of Environmental Art
Organization: 
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Location: 
Philadelphia, PA

Christina Catanese is an environmental scientist, artist, dancer/choreographer, educator, and arts administrator in Philadelphia. As the Director of Environmental Art at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Christina oversees all aspects of creating and implementing an environmental art exhibition program in gallery spaces and on the nature center’s 340 acres of forests and fields. Christina has a Masters in Applied Geosciences from the University of Pennsylvania, complementing her BA at Penn in Environmental Studies and Political Science. In her choreographic practice, Christina is currently exploring the ability of dance to take ecological processes that happen over an incredibly long time scale and distill them down to a human scale moment, making them easier to comprehend. She also knits, teaches yoga, and enjoys photographing ecology at varying scales while hiking. Currently, her favorite organisms are bryophytes.