That is why we are calling on artists worldwide to participate in the #CoolClimate Art Contest the first online art contest exploring climate change in its many forms how it is impacting our lives and what can be done to ensure a sustainable future for all of Earths inhabitants. By participating in the contest, you can help make a difference with your artwork to help spread awareness in the deviantART community and across the world!
What Can You Do?
Submit a work of art that explores our relationship with the climate. From clean energy jobs to pollution-free oceans the subject choice is yours!
You can submit a piece youve already made, or spread the word and get others involved!
Submissions are now open and will close on August 23, 2010 at 11:59:59 PM PT. You can read the
Official Contest Rules on the #CoolClimate Group Page. coolclimate.deviantart.com/
How Your Art Makes Change
Post your art on #CoolClimate and your work could get amazing exposure in support of this cause; Finalist are voted by the public through the Huffington Post. Winners will be featured on the Planet Green Planet100 show, will be displayed at key leader events nationwide in the United States on 10/10/10 and will be distributed worldwide to the press and through the outstanding world-renowned environmental partners listed below
Your work will be reviewed by successful artists in the environmental idiom and major art world leaders associated with The Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Whitney Museum and the San Francisco Museum of Art.
The amazing judges include:
Mel Chin (artist)
Philippe Cousteau (ecologist)
Agnes Gund (collector & philanthropist)
Van Jones (environmental activist)
David Ross (curator)
Carrie Mae Weems (artist)
Jackson Browne (musician) and Dianna Cohen (artist)
Chevy Chase (Comedian) and Jayni Chase (philanthropist)
Historically the creative community has always helped to create new and expanded visions of possibility during difficult times, and we look forward to the artists vision for a cool and sustainable future! Get your art tools out, start your brainstorming, and join the contest!
We thank the many sponsors and partners that are making the CoolClimate art contest possible:
Creative Visions Foundation -- dedicated to individuals who use the power
of media and the arts to create positive change in the world.
Chesapeake Climate Action Network
Clean Energy Works
Climate Change Education
Defenders of Wildlife
Earth Day Network
Energy Action Coalition
Environmental Defense Fund
Green For All
Hip Hop Caucus
National Wildlife Federation
Rock the Vote
Southern Energy Network
World Wildlife Federation
Remember to check out #CoolClimate for all the details and to submit your work!