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Exhibition of six of the completed murals.  Hopefully some publicity from this will propel the project forward and help me find a first venue for the entire installation.cover-4-copycard-info

DSCF7884Food waste is a huge contributor to climate change. Spent the day drawing onion rings – part of this next mural called “Waste”

Ahab's Revenge Studio shot  70 x 203"

Ahab’s Revenge Studio shot 70 x 203″

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0409OPEDguldig-master495Global warming scare tactics don’t work.   This article explains why this project could help educate people more gently about the issues and  our responsibilities.

“Although shocking, catastrophic, and large-scale representations of the impacts of climate change may well act as an initial hook for people’s attention and concern,” the researchers wrote, “they clearly do not motivate a sense of personal engagement with the issue and indeed may act to trigger barriers to engagement such as denial.”

Read the  whole article here.

http://nyti.ms/1qhekjP

This latest mural of a whale encased in plastic bottles and other detritus is now well underway. I’ve added individual pages for each of the completed murals here on the blog and more details in “ABOUT THE PROJECT”. Planning an Open Studio here at the end of April.

Erica and Inki

Erica and Inki

This latest mural is of a whale encased in plastic bottles. Here’s some facts about plastic bottles. See the completed murals (tab above).
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/norm-schriever/post_5218_b_3613577.html

The Whale (in progress)The Whale (in progress)

Lee and Jackson at homehome_imageThanks to the generosity of the foundation and the support of three people who have known my work for some time I was awarded a  substantial grant last year. This has both sustained my enthusiasm for the project and helped me believe that when something is worth doing the universe will provide.

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