C. Bangs

C Bangs is a professional artist whose work has been exhibited throughout the United States and in Europe, South America, and Australia. Her art is included in the permanent collections at the Brooklyn Museum, MoMA’ s library collection, Library of Congress, New York City College of Technology, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Chrysler Museum (Norfolk, Virginia), the Mint Museum (Charlotte, North Carolina), and the Natural History Museum and the Panterra Contrade Museum (both in Siena, Italy. A 2017-2019 artist residency recipient at the New York Academy of Medicine and Brooklyn Botanical Garden with CENTRAL BOOKING Art Space her work is included in several group exhibitions at these and related locations.  Artist’s books include Biosphere Extension: Solar System Resources for the Earth, Star Bright? and Decade and a half Dialogue. Her art is included as chapter frontispieces for Paradise Regained, Living Off the Land in Space, Deep-Space Probes 2nd ed., More Telescope Power, Telescope Power, The Urban Astronomer and The Starflight Handbook, coauthored or authored by Gregory Matloff. Her work has also been included in exobiology issues of the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society (a modified version of the "man and woman" Pioneer 10/11 plaque), MotherBoard, Zenit and in Analog, Science Fiction and Fact.  She served as a NASA Marshall Space Flight Center summer Faculty Fellow from 2002-2004, and worked under a NASA grant in 2001 to create a holographic prototype interstellar message plaque.  BFA (University of the Arts, 1970), MFA (Pratt Institute, 1975) and a Jerome Fellowship to Bob Blackburn’s Printmaking Workshop (1982). She has contributed chapter frontispiece art to two recent books by Gregory Matloff:  Starlight, Starbright: Are Stars Conscious? (Curtis Press, 2015) and Stellar Engineering (Curtis Press, 2019.) Her website is www.cbangs.com

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