by Fran Dubrowski, Director of Honoring the Future. We all know the power of art to move hearts as well as minds. Several years ago, when craft artist Peter Handler and I set out to spark public engagement on climate change, we recognized true progress would not occur until the public could “see” climate change – viscerally as well as visually. As we wrestled with how to make climate change visible, we naturally found an answer in art.
CERF+ Beneficiaries and artists Kevin and Valerie Pourier were recently honored with the “Best in Show” award at Sante Fe Indian Market in August. The South Dakota-based Oglala Lakota artists work collaboratively.
Although Hurricane Florence was downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane by the time it reached the coast of the Carolinas on September 14th, it still caused record rainfall and flooding to much of the region. Almost two weeks later, many of the...
As emergency response agencies and residents from Florida, Georgia, Alabama assess and respond to the impact of Hurricane Michael, CERF+ is reaching out to artists and arts organizations in affected communities to provide emergency relief and useful recovery resources.