a project by J. Yin This digital illustration is a homage and parody of the famous painting by Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus. The original painting is known for its beauty, love and nature. I redrew the painting digitally in an illustrative art style with distinct black lines. TheRead More →

a proposal by V. Nagy Theme: Reinvent the Etsy Market with Low-Income Artists in Mind Issue: Sustainability, Economic Reforms Approach: Social Ecology and Sustainable Development Art Genre: Social Practice, Tactical Media Strategy: Intervene, Investigate Etsy has become a reliable way for artists the world over to share their craft andRead More →

a proposal by V. Nagy Theme: Sharing a Drink as an Opportunity to Build Community and a Mindfulness Practice Issue: Community Degradation, Deteriorating Mental Health Approach: Social Ecology, Human Ecology Art Genre: Installation, Event, Social Practice Strategy: Celebrate, Intervene George Mason University is a large college, with students from allRead More →

a project by V. Cline For Project Activate, I focused on the issue of environmental degradation concerning the wildlife native to the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Greatly inspired by the mission and conservation efforts of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), I wanted to create something that highlighted the Bay’s animal residents,Read More →

a project by V. Cline For Project Consume, I focused on the issue of waste by creating a collage series made from the trash that I produced throughout the week. In this series, I decided to examine my consumption and disposal patterns by displaying the waste symbolically to represent theRead More →

a project by V. Cline For Project Remediate, I focused on the issue of energy and resource management by creating a worm composting bin. With conservation in mind, I was interested in developing a system where my food waste feeds an organism (the worms) and consequently converts it into energyRead More →