news: my book is for sale on amazon / by kelly heaton

"Pollination" is the visual and written narrative of artist Kelly Heaton. The book address the topic of pollination as a fertile exchange that is essential to life on earth. Honeybees, beekeeping and pollinator troubles are described throughout, and the reader is encouraged to be a good steward of their environment. The book also looks beyond natural pollination to examine the spread of technology and its fertile effect on the human psyche. Heaton discusses her inspiration and artistic process, revealing a profound communion with nature and the supernatural. Artworks include sculpture, painting, sketches, electronics, photography, and perfume. Full of poetic text and beautiful imagery, Pollination is a stimulating journey into the world of relationships that seed new growth.


Pages 30-31 and 34-37: Corrected clues for the crossword puzzle, "This is the Problem, Not the Solution" may be downloaded here

Page 46:  My description of honeybee swarming is inaccurate.  Swarm bees leave a hive with their *old* queen, leaving a virgin queen behind to rebuild the hive.