March 9 – April 13

Artists: Beehive Collective, Rosa Blatman, Xavier Cortada, Janet Culbertson, Alexander Dang, Ted Efremoff and Students, Olafur Eliasson & Frederik Ottesen, Lisa Goren, Mags Harries & Lajos Héder, Christopher McNulty (MFA ’00), Ricardo Levins Morales, Carol Padburg & Students, Alexis Rockman, Julia Samuels, Scott Schuldt & Cecelia Bitz, Joseph Smolinski, Paula Winokur, Jave Yoshimoto

Dates: March 9th – April 13th

Reception: Thursday, March 9, 4-7p, Artist Talks 3:15-4p

Location: Central Connecticut State University Art Gallery, S.T. Chen Fine Arts Center of Maloney Hall, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050

Description: The exhibition uses the four elements to provide a conceptual structure for the complex ecology of the changing climate. For each of the elements, we present artwork in a wide range of media by twenty artists to suggest and dramatize impacts of climate change, as well as the positive responses that communities and individuals can make. Topics include fossil fuel and alternate transportation systems (Earth), shifting climatic seasons due to warming and the fate of bees (Fire), rising sea levels and Connecticut coasts (Water), and air pollution and alternate energy sources (Air).

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