I feel a part of many communities: local, regional, eco arts, arts in education, community arts, art in general, and have met and come across people and organizations that I find are great resources.
I expect this page will grow and grow.
Please use it to learn more about and connect to these wonderful people and efforts.
Local & Regional organizations I admire and/or have worked with:
Karl Drerup Art Gallery at Plymouth State University
The Karl Drerup Art Gallery is a wonderful resource for Northern NH, providing a wide variety of exhibits, events, and educational opportunities throughout the school year.www.plymouth.edu/gallery/ KDAG Facebook Page
Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire
AANNH is an invaluable networking source for people living in the northern third of New Hampshire. http://www.aannh.org/
Audubon Expedition Institute of Lesley University
The Great Turning: Education, Leadership and Activism for a Life Sustaining Civilization. An exciting conference at Geneva Point in Moultonborough, NH. http://www.lesley.edu/gsass/audubon/index.html
A local organic farm and hub for information. http://www.dacres.org/
Friends of the Arts Regional Arts Council
I was proud to work for this regional organization for 12 years as their Program Director. It is a tremendous asset to the area, bringing in artists and performers to our rural schools. http://www.friends-of-the-arts.org/
Kimball Jenkins Estate’s School of Art
A growing and dynamic center for visual art in Concord, NH. I am pleased to be teaching after school programs for children there this year. www.kimballjenkins.com/courses_kids.htm
New England Consortium of Artist Educator Professionals
This group provides networking and professional development opportunities for teaching artists.
New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA)
A regional organization that supports New England artists and important arts projects around the area. It now has a great way for artists to connect to presenting organizations, a website vehicle: www.matchbook.org
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NH Children in Nature Coaliton (Click Here)
I’m part of this terrific network of people and organizations working throughout New Hampshire to inspire, share, communicate activities outside.
New Hampshire State Council on the Arts (NHSCA)
A wonderful state organization that supports and inspires the arts in New Hampshire. This website is made possible by a grant from NHSCA. I am a proud NHSCA Arts in Education Roster Artist. http://www.nh.gov/nharts/
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
A place to visit all the time at any stage in life. The Science Center does a fantastic job in educating our school children and presenting the NH animal environment to residents and visitors. I am proud to teach a summer programs there. http://www.nhnature.org/
National Organizations I admire and/or have worked with:
Community Arts Network
This is a great online community, filled with information sharing. I was commissioned to write a review of an eco art exhibit for this group http://www.communityarts.net/
Eco art Network
This online community is a wonderful source for support in the field of eco art. I have so much respect for the artists listed here and the work they do around the world. I enjoy our email list serve and the frequent gatherings and exchanges of information and ideas. http://www.ecoartnetwork.org/ecolist.htm
THE BEST source for information on specific eco artists, their work, events around the world, essays, and more. http://www.greenmuseum.org/
The Orion Society Grass Roots Network
www.orionsociety.org A fast growing network that provides so much information on good work being done across the country.
Women Environmental Artists Directory (WEAD)
A celebration of the tremendous number of women working in this field. The artwork is diverse and thrilling. http://www.weadartists.org/artistsm-r.html
International Organizations I admire and/or have worked with:
A wonderful site organized by a group of artists and environmental activists/educators in Finland. I have been lucky enough to be part of an international eco artist list serve that has introduced me to many important artists and projects. This site includes resource ideas, educational and theory based articles, links to artists and organizations, and more. www.naturearteducation.org