Gretchen Faust is a multi-disciplinary artist, herbalist, and traveler, based in New Orleans, LA. She has studied with a wide array of Southern herbalists, is guided by her Appalachian ancestors, and practices folk plant medicine within her punk and weirdo community. Gretchen holds a B.A. in Art Practice and Urban Studies from U.C.Berkeley and a Masters in Visual Anthropology and Media from Freie Universität Berlin. Her artwork is research-based with a strong focus on society's connection to land/body/wellness, conceptualized into layered forms of installation through sound, video, and illustration. She can be found deep in the library or out in the wild.