Our Planet: Art Exhibition on the Environment in a Changing Climate

NCAR/UCAR Community Art Program Exhibits at NCAR (Boulder, CO)

March 4 - May 3, 2019

  • Oil, Pastel, Watercolor, Acrylic, Gouache, Graphite and Block Print by 16 accomplished Colorado artists
  • Art Reception: Saturday March 9th from 11 am to 2 pm. Curator’s talk will start at 12 noon
  • Exhibiting Artists: Cliff Austin, Sina March, Rick Brogan, Susan McKelvy, Carole Buschmann, Pushpa Sunder Mehta, Marcie Cohen, Carol Peterson, Bob Doyle, Jennifer Riefenberg, Susan Foster, Elizabeth Rouland, H. Cedar Keshet, Barbara Takamine, Sarah St George, Elizabeth Van Ingen
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“Our Planet” is a unique art exhibition created by 16 accomplished Colorado artists depicting how climate change is affecting our lives and environment. The objective of this art exhibition is to engage people on the subject of climate change by creating art that draws them into the subject visually and emotionally; connecting them to real life experiences and scientific understandings about what is going on today. For each painting, an artist statement describes the relationship between the art and what’s happening or can be done to address climate change. Thus, this show is not your typical art exhibition, albeit the artists’ works are beautiful on their own, but also an emotionally impactful experience and a learning opportunity. Viewers often come away with a sense of awe and wanting to do something more to change what is happening to our planet.

NCAR's Mesa Laboratory is located at 1850 Table Mesa Drive in Boulder. Its galleries and Visitor Center are open to the public on weekdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and on weekends and holidays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. There is no charge for admission.

Preview all artists' work on the UCAR Community Art Calendar at: http://scied.ucar.edu/exhibits/community-art-program