Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Final Product

This is the final completed portrait of Maria. It’s been a great journey for us to explore the intersection between art and environmental justice, and we hope you enjoyed it too! -Emily

Posted in Our Project | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Mt. Everest-8848 Art Project I

        More than 4,000 climbers have surmounted Mount Everest, the Earth’s highest peak that is located in the Himalaya Mountains in Nepal. Although one would assume that the act of climbing Mt. Everest implies a certain respect for nature and … Continue reading

Posted in Artists/Art Projects | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Create Your Own “Trash Art”

            Art materials are expensive, but luckily old magazines and cardboard are free! This blog post will teach you how to create your own image using materials you most likely have lying around your house. … Continue reading

Posted in Our Project | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Reverse Graffiti

Reverse Graffiti is a very cool art form that takes a hint from the cars with “wash me” written in the dust on windshields. Artists, instead of applying paint to a wall, will scrub away the thick layers of pollution … Continue reading

Posted in Artists/Art Projects | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Drinking Water Running through the Streets”

Water is a fundamental aspect of our very existence. It permeates through every piece of our lives—it lies in our food and drink, it is the driving force behind our hygiene, it makes possible the creation of nearly all of … Continue reading

Posted in Artists/Art Projects | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Moving Forward with our Project: Thought Process

The process of creating art I think is different for everyone. Sometimes it can be done rather impulsively, but from a deep and authentic place. Other times, it is something that is thought out for a long time before being … Continue reading

Posted in Our Project | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment