ENVIRONMENTAL GRAPHITI - UNIVERSITIES & SCHOOLS
Loyola University Chicago has acquired a total of 24 pieces – 19 of which will be displayed in the Institute of Sustainability and 3 more celebrate the achievement of the school's bio-diesel generator project.
University of California-Irvine acquired 17 pieces - one for its Global Sustainability Resource Center and an additional 16 pieces for a new dorm focused on sustainability which opened September, 2016.
Ramapo College of New Jersey and Kenyon College each acquired several additional pieces to add to the pieces won at the AASHE auction (see below).
Oakton Community College received a donation of a piece which is installed in the Margaret Lee Science Building.
The art was featured at the October, 2017 annual conference of AASHE (The Association for the Advance of Sustainability in Higher Education). Universities and colleges were invited to bid to receive artwork based on the amount of exposure the pieces would receive on the school's campus. Over 50 bids were submitted for 20 pieces. (Due to the volume of bids the number of pieces available was increased to 26.) The following schools were selected as winners based on their commitment to display the art prominently on campus to further Environmental Graphiti's mission to use art to enhance public awareness of the science of climate change:
Algonquin College, Ontario Canada
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO
Delta College, University Center, MI
Duke University, Durham, NC
Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic CT
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Furman University, Greenville, SC
Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL
Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN
Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
Pittsburg State University, Pittsburgy KS
Ramapo College of New Jersey
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Southwestern University, Georgetown TX
Univeristy at Albany, SUNY, Albany NY
University of Chicago, Chicago IL
University of San Diego, San Diego CA
University of Hawaii System, Honolulu CA
University of Texas, Austin TX
University of Texas, San Antonio TX
University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point WI
Virginia Wesleyan University, Virginia Beach VA
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester MA
OTHER UNIVERSITY EXHIBITS AND EVENTS
The was featured at the University of Chicago EarthFest held on April 22, 2107.
The art was on display at Northwestern University's Evanston and Chicago (Pritzker School of Law) campuses during April, 2017.
The art was displayed at University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health annual fundraiser March 30, 2017 at Navy Pier, Chicago.
The art returned to Loyola University Chicago's annual Climate Change Conference March 16-18, 2017.
A cross-disciplinary panel discussion with Oakton Community College professors regarding the art and the science it represents was held on Feb 1, 2017.
The art was displayed at the University of Illinois - Chicago School of Public Health Climate Change in the Caribbean conference on November 15, 2016 and at the annual fundraiser on March 30, 2016.
Feature on Yale Climate Connections Radio Show, June 21, 2016. Aired on over 200 radio stations across the country, as well as online via subscription, the show consists of 90-second stories about how people are responding to our warming world. View the original feature on Yale CC's website here.
A solo exhibition of Environmental Graphiti art took place at the Loyola University Chicago Climate Change Conference on March 17-19, 2016. The conference featured well known writer and climate activist Naomi Klein as keynote speaker.
National Day of Climate Change | Know Tomorrow Environmental Graphiti art was used on October 2, 2015 to complement a national day of climate change action on dozens of college campuses across the country. The art was exhibited at Claremont Colleges (Pomona), University of California-Irvine and the University of Michigan.
The art will be displayed at Northwestern University's Evanston campus April 17-30 at the Norris Galleria.
Environmental Graphiti blog posted Nov 14, 2016 on the University of Michigan ERB Institute website (a partnership between the School of Natural Resources and the Ross School of Business). http://erb.umich.edu/erbperspective/2016/11/14/art-that- tells-the- story-of- our-changing- climate/