Mary Kavanagh

Mary Kavanagh is an artist and professor in the Department of Art, University of Lethbridge. For over twenty years, Kavanagh’s multifaceted artwork has been presented in solo and group exhibitions in Canada and abroad. Her research interests include post atomic studies; feminist theory; deep ecology; technologies of war; and histories of science. She has documented military and nuclear sites in Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Alaska, Japan and Canada. In 2017 Kavanagh was awarded a four-year SSHRC Insight Grant for her project, Atomic Tourist: Trinity, which explores nuclear anxiety in the 21st century. Her work is available on her website: