Bay Area Artist Presents First Solo Exhibit of Modern Urban & Natural Landscape Paintings to Benefit Forest and Wildlife Preservation
For Art of our Modern Landscape, Provost has created a body of work that honors these painters with her vision of what they would think of the earth's current environmental predicament. If transported to our time, what they would choose to depict?
"When closely examining my environment, I often ask what I can do as an artist to address the impacts of the way we live in the company of the natural world in the age of climate change. This show is my contribution, the first of many, to inspire reverence for the world we live in, and action to move forward as stewards of our natural world."
Twenty-five percent of the proceeds from art sales will go to forest and wildlife preservation through Wildlife Alliance. Their mission is to combat deforestation, wildlife extinction, climate change, and poverty be partnering with local communities and governments.
Art of our Modern Landscape will show for one-night only and is FREE and open to the public. Refreshments and lights snacks will be served. Each painting on display will be available for purchase. For more information call The Room Art Gallery at 415-380-7940 or visit www.joelleprovost.com.
Joelle Provost is a painter who has been steadily emerging into the American art scene over the past decade. Her work has been exhibited in a range of geographical locations, primarily in New York and California. She holds a MFA in Studio Art and Integrated Media from Brooklyn College. She has won several awards for her work including Most Outstanding Artist Award, University of California at Davis (2010), and the Charles G. Shaw Award, Brooklyn College (2014 and 2015). Provost has dedicated herself to using her art as a means for communicating issues of environmental degradation. www.joelleprovost.com
Wildlife Alliance, founded in 1995 originally as the Global Survival Network, is an international 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with current in-country programs in Cambodia and completed projects in Thailand, Myanmar, India, Ecuador and Russia. Wildlife Alliance's Cambodia Conservation program is assisting the Royal Government of Cambodia in strengthening Protected Areas, protecting wildlife, and helping poor communities develop alternative livelihoods. www.wildlifealliance.org
Painting by: Joelle Provost