Maine students make art for climate action

Deer Isle, Maine

The eighth grade art students  of Cynthia Pease on the downeast island of Deer Isle, Maine have created a beautiful collection of climate-themed paintings. The students began the process  with no strong engagement of the climate crisis but, through a process of scientific research, documentary viewing and climate education, became passionate about specific aspects of the problem.  

Now smaller versions of these lush-colored paintings are available online as 5' x 7" notecards. The proceeds from donations to this fund-raising effort will benefit the island high school's Ecology Club, as well as the area's community-based volunteer organization Climate Action Net

Go here to view the paintings and order note cards

View a short video of AWTT artist Robert Shetterly's interview with students about their project. 

Poster: Let's Make Change Now!
Poster: Go'n My Way?
Poster: Save the Islands, Save the World!