This section provides some of the best links to web sites containing detailed
information on individual artists, exhibitions and multiple-artist projects which focus on art and ecology and/or eco-activist art. All sites contain images of artists works or projects.
Please contact us with your suggestions and
- The Arts and Healing Network
Founded by Marion Weber. The site began in
1997 to inform and inspire artists, activists,
environmentalists and health care professionals about the healing
aspects of art. Includes articles, projects, resources,
images and information links to artists support and funding.
- Art Works for Change
Non-profit partnering with educational and activist organizations to produce art exhibitions addressing social and environmental issues; operates under the fiscal umbrella of the Tides Center.
- Black Earth Institute
"...encourages awareness of the arts as a means of promoting a progressive, inclusive spirituality and an environmentally aware society. The organization brings together artists and audience members to further understanding of the historical role of the artist as bringing forth wisdom from beyond the self." (from BEI mission statement)
- Community Arts Network
The Community Arts Network (CAN) is currently active on Facebook.
In its first iteration, CAN was active from July 1999 through April of 2010 serving as a platform for dialogue and promotion of community-based arts.
It's web presence has been archived here and it's newsletter API News is archived here.
- Cultura 21 Network
Launched in 2007 as " a transversal, translocal network, constituted of an international level grounded in several. Cultura21 organizations around the world." Offers a mailing list, wiki platform, web magazine; NING network
for ASSiST summer school; and website; transdisciplinary; has special sections for arts, nature, sustainability, climate change, more...
- D.I.R.T. Studio (Julie Bargmann , Principal Designer)
Founded in 1992; joins with architects, engineers, scientists, artists,historians, corporate clients and local communities in remediation and "regenerative" projects within post industrial and urban landscapes.
:a platform for research and practice
"A curatorial platform" established by artist Chris Fremantle, with On The Edge Research, Gray’s School of Art, and The Robert Gordon University; "...focused on art and ecology for artists, curators, critics, commissioners as well as scientists and policy makers." Includes ecoartscotland papers which comprises discussion of artists works and theoretical texts.
- Eco Art South Florida, Inc.
Formed in 2007 as the South Florida Environmental Art Project (SFEAP) EcoArt SoFla's mission is "to catalyze the emergence of a strong EcoArt presence in South Florida through educational forums and symposia, ecoartist residency development, consultancies on specific projects, public policy research and development and exhibition development."
Presentation: Mary Jo Aagerstoun. Public Ecoart and the Sustainable Urban Fabric. September 8, 2011.
A professionally active group of artists dedicated to ecological art practice. Collectively the mission is to "inspire caring and respect, stimulate dialogue, and encourage the long-term flourishing of the social and natural environments in which we live."
Founded by Tricia Watts.
A nonprofit organization "working internationally with
individuals and organizations who are interested in creating
radical approaches to restoring the earth. Using art as a tool,
we aim to inspire communities into action when addressing environmental issues." Includes images and links for art education, exhibitions, artists
and projects, publications and more.
- green art Green Art Guide
The creators of this site, greenart.info, do not name themselves as of this writing, but have selectively created links of interest for printmakers, fibre artists, painters, sculptors, architects, designers, photographers and others concerned with social and environmental issues.
Founded by Sam Bower.
An online museum and the "Art News" for artists concerned
about the environment. Contains current news and calendar of events, exhibitions,
artists sites, artist opportunities, an educators tool box, and other resources.
- High Tide (UK)
A non-profit "interdisciplinary artist-led initiative which seeks to nurture a creative culture of sustainability and eco-logical consideration of our lives in a rapidly changing world."
"The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) brings together artists, architects, scientists, landscape architects, engineers, and others in a first of its kind collaboration. The goal of the Land Art Generator Initiative is to see to the design and construction of public art installations that uniquely combine aesthetics with utility-scale clean energy generation."
- RSA Arts and Ecology
Founded 2005. Goal is to "catalyse, publicise, challenge and support artists who are responding to the unprecendented environmental challenges of our era...aims to create positive discussion about the causes and human impact of climate change through commissioning, debate, interdisciplinary discourse and a high-profile website.
- SAW: Street Art Workers
Formed in 2001, a U.S. based network of printmakers, stencil artists, graffiti writers and designers using the streets for art as a "creative tool for social change." Members pick a yearly theme and exchange and post work on the streets across the nation. Themes have included prisons, mass media and utopia. The 2005 theme is land and globalization.