6th ANNUAL CLIMATE CRISIS ART EXHIBIT RECEPTION
was held Friday, April 21, 5-7pm, at Art Center Waco. Guests enjoyed reviewing
the 109 artworks, arranged by age division, and voting for the Peoples' Choice
Award. According to ACW personnel, a
minimum of 110 guests were present.
array of refreshments was provided for guests, including crackers, fruit,
cheese, dips, and wine, with a charcuterie board. It was later announced that
the snacks were entirely VEGAN, emphasizing that the diet most helpful to the
climate is also delicious. Many thanks to Candy Northcutt for organizing the
Northcutt began the program with a short PowerPoint presentation, focused on
solutions to climate breakdown.
educational materials were available: FOC business cards with contact
information and 15 climate crisis solutions; "Climate Crisis is Here"
yard signs with stakes.
The judged awards
were presented, about 30 total, with the Peoples' Choice Award. The adult 1st
place award to Judi Simon was $1000. See “SIXTH ANNUAL
CLIMATE CRISIS ART SHOW WINNERS” in a separate
post below. Note: the Artist's
Statements are being added to this list to provide a complete record of the
winning art pieces.
The evening was highly enjoyable, as well as educational and inspirational.
Our most sincere thanks to the following FOC volunteers, who assisted with arrangement, hanging, labeling, reception logistics, refreshments, and clean up. If I missed your name, please inform me and I will correct the error.
Ken Wilkins, PhD