Dana Fritz is Hixson-Lied Professor of Art and a Center for Great Plains Studies Fellow at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. For over two decades, her work in photography has addressed how we shape and represent the land. Her prints and artist books are exhibited and collected widely in the U.S. and abroad and she has been awarded a number of artist residencies at locations known for their significant cultural histories and gardens or unique landscapes including Villa Montalvo in Saratoga, California; Château de Rochefort-en-Terre in Brittany, France; Biosphere 2 in Oracle, Arizona; PLAYA in Summer Lake, Oregon; Cedar Point Biological Station, Nebraska; and Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts in Saratoga, Wyoming. University of New Mexico Press published her monograph Terraria Gigantica: The World under Glass in 2017. Fritz is currently working on an exhibition and book about the environmental history of the Nebraska National Forest at Halsey, the largest hand-planted forest in the western hemisphere.