Photo: Jeanette Hart-Mann

Jeanette Hart-Mann

  • Director Land Arts of the American West
  • Assistant Professor of Art & Ecology

Curriculum Vitae


Jeanette Hart-Mann is a farmer, artist, activist and teacher committed to the transformative potential of traditional ecological knowledge, embodied land-based practices, creative engagement and more-than-human-relationships. Her current research is focused on agroecology and environmental justice, as well as vegetal philosophies and eco-social storytelling. Her methodologies are iterative, emergent and interdisciplinary. She weaves farming, wild crafting, and ecological restoration with video, sculpture, photography, installation, and writing.

Hart-Mann is Co-Founder and Co-Director of SeedBroadcast ( an artist collective committed to uplifting the culture in agri-Culture through creative public engagement, Seed Stories and sharing. SeedBroadcast is the recipient of multiple grants from Kindle Project, McCune Foundation, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation - Climate Change Solutions Fund Grant, and Puffin Foundation. She is also lead farmer, seed steward, and shepherdess at HawkMoth Farm Agroecology Center where she is designing and implementing experimental climate-resilient polycultures through integrative plant, animal, soil, and human habitation while producing food for local communities.

Hart-Mann is Director of the Land Arts of the American West (LAAW) program at the University of New Mexico (land and Assistant Professor of Art & Ecology. Land Arts of the American West is an academic program supporting field-based Art & Ecology courses for graduate, undergraduate, and non-degree seeking students. LAAW's mission is to inspire and support environmentally and socially engaged art practices through bioregional teaching, collective learning, interdisciplinary research, community collaboration, and creative forms of publication and exhibition.

Hart-Mann received her BFA, summa cum laude and University Honors, summa cum laude at The University of New Mexico and her MFA in Visual Arts from Vermont College of Fine Arts.