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2017 Earth Rocks! Call For Artists

Now is the time to keep ART and LOVE alive. So we’re starting our next project, 2017 EARTH ROCKS! This one is similar to our last project, but with lots more exciting parts that will allow our good deeds to spread even further. Here are the details!

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Earth Day 2014

Squirrel’s No Junk Mail Campaign

I don’t know about you, but I’m throwing away piles of junk mail each week. I’ve had enough! So I’m making a sticker for my door…and offering you one too! What’s the cost? Nothing. Why am I doing it? Well, because I’m an advocate of reducing waste, living simply and loving the earth – and I bet you are too!

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Jeff McCloskey Doodle

Just Do(odle) It!

Blog by Jeff McCloskey

Doodling is the brooding of the hand. -Saul Steinberg

A drawing is simply a line going for a walk. -Paul Klee

One of my earliest and favorite memories of drawing as a child was doodling. When my uncle used to visit he would make a game out of drawing.

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Words and Images

Words & Images = Good Stories

Trying to marry words and images well is proving to be a lifelong quest so I am always excited by the ways people are telling compelling stories on the web or anywhere for that matter. Here are a few recent and not so recent places I visit for inspiration on the web.

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The Art Of Giving 2013!

This year, Rasa Salon jumped on board “The Art Of Giving” with the purchase of 4 cases of wine for a fundraiser held at their Salon. The wine labels featured their tagline “You Are Beautiful. You Are Loved’ and sold for $20 each. All proceeds will be donated to Philabundance. Thank you Amber & Rasa Salon!

Moonlight Festival – Helping Kids In Vietnam

There is a small non-profit I’ve worked with in Vietnam “Hoi An Foundation”. They specialize in free medical care for orphans and elderly. They have done really amazing work. When I just noticed their humble little fundraiser below. I put out a quick email, and the donations came instantly! The Full Moon Festival is a big holiday in Vietnam (think Christmas), and this  gave kids in need a chance to celebrate as well. The total cost was $191 for 20 kids.

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Earth Day Success!

Earth Day Artwork! Congratulations and THANK YOU to our artists, we’ve raised over $3,500 for charity: water!

We raised $3,500!
175 people will get clean water in Nepal!

squirrel_bottlesMany of us have no idea what it’s like to be thirsty. We have plenty of water to drink — even the water in our toilets is clean!

But many people around the world don’t have that luxury. Every day, 5,000 kids die from water-related illnesses before they reach their fifth birthday.

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Cathey White working

Cathey White (no name) Art Group Grant Recipient – Thank You!

We saw some pretty great things accomplished by our first artist grant recipient, Christina Hess. Now, you can check out how Cathey White used her funds! A huge thank you to all those who had contributed in 2011-2012 (no name) Artist Grant Sponsorship.  Here’s what Cathey has to say!


Cathy White with her artwork in (no name) Art Group "Memory Portraits 2007", creating portraits for foster children in Uganda, Africa

Cathy White with her artwork in (no name) Art Group “Memory Portraits 2007”, creating portraits for foster children and underprivileged youth in Uganda, Africa

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Earth Day Project 2013 – Call For Artists!

earth day sample mugDEADLINE IS FEB 1st! Both professional artists and any “young artists” welcome! SEND US AN EMAIL to confirm your place: [email protected]

Ditching plastic bottles keeps Mother Earth and your wallet green!

Help save the planet by using a trendy thermos alternative to plastic bottles – designed by YOU! Artwork exhibited at B Square Gallery and thermoses and insert-able art prints will be available for a donation. The best part? Artwork is interchangeable! You’ll be able to insert any artist print in your thermos!

DATES:

Artist Call For Entries: Deadline Friday, February 1, 2013
Artwork Due: Monday, March 18, 2013
Artwork Reception: Saturday, April 20th at B Square Gallery in Philadelphia (Earth Day is Monday April 22nd)
Artist Fee: $25 donation includes your artwork matted, PLUS one thermos+your print!
(Note we are ditching the GLASS and WOOD frames this exhibition to lessen our carbon footprint! You artwork will be professionally displayed in an earth friendly white board mat)

ARTWORK DETAILS

Original artwork MUST MUST MUST be HORIZONTAL and at these exact dimensions: 8.5 inches HIGH x 12 inches WIDE

Theme: Earth Day! Anything honoring our Mother Earth 🙂

Earth Day Sample Artwork

Earth Day 2009 graphic above was created by artist Dana Gray for the Environmental Council of Sacramento, California’s Earth Day 2009 activities

 

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