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Past Exhibition "Art and Design for People and Planet"

Past Exhibition "Art and Design for People and Planet"

Art and Design for People and Planet
March 19 - April 3, 2014
Reception: March 20, 2014

The Reynolds Gallery with the Department of Visual Arts and Sustaining Pacific present, Art and Design for People and Planet, on view March 19 - April 3, 2014. An opening reception for the artists will be held in the gallery Thursday March 20, 6:30 -8:30 p.m.

Created around the themes of sustainability, fair trade, people and the planet, this exhibition features artwork from individual artists, Pacific students, faculty and members of the community. Encompassing a range of media, from painting to video, 2-D and 3-D, Art and Design for People and Planet explores how the artist or designer merges the concepts of sustainability into their work.

Included is the photography of James Rodriguez an independent documentary photographer and photojournalist. His primary focus is exposing and documenting social justice issues, particularly those involving land tenure, human rights abuses, post-war processes, negative effects of globalization.

Art and Design for People and Planet is part of Pacific's Sustainability Month. The University of the Pacific is committed to creating a campus culture that advances a sustainable future among all members of the Pacific community. Across all three campuses, Pacific is implementing sustainable practices and engaging the Pacific community and its external constituencies through educational programs.

To learn more about photographer James Rodriquez, please visit his website, www.MiMundo.org.