ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT II is a traveling museum exhibition, the purpose of which is 1.) to recognize, document, and share the work of leading contemporary artists who chose to focus their work on global as well as local environmental issues; and 2.) to heighten public awareness and concern about the intentional or unintentional consequences of human action or inaction, through the power of this art.

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT I traveled to ten venues coast-to-coast from 2013 to 2016. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT II is scheduled to travel to eight or nine venues from 2019 to 2022 with the premiere in St. Petersburg, Florida during the height of the hurricane season which has been on a volatile upswing corresponding to climate change in recent years.

Traditional art generally depicts nature in all of its glory, often in beautiful, pristine conditions. The sixty or so paintings, photographs, sculptures and film in ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT are different from traditional works of art because they deal with ominous environmental issues. These range from the implications of global warming, unabated resource development, and industrial scale consumption . . . to unintended consequences such as oil spills, nuclear energy contamination, drought and wild fires, biological effects of low frequency electromagnetic field pollution on vulnerable species such as honey bees, impacts of genetic engineering whereby DNA of one species is extracted and artificially forced into the genetic code of other species, and on and on. The list of phenomena that inflict the planet as we enter the third decade of the 21st Century is daunting and sadly, sure to grow in scale and volume in seen and unforeseen ways which will impact and inflict people and the other inhabitants of the planet for years to come. These are the subjects of ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT II.

To produce ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, Curator David Wagner drew upon a diverse range of top-tier artists whose work is not only hard-hitting, but which also has propelled the Environmental Movement through the age in which we live. These include:


EXHIBITION ARTISTS
(Alphabetical by Last Name)

Arnold, Chester, Sonoma, CA
Bateman, Robert, Fulford Harbour, BC, Canada
Ferguson, Walter W., (b. 1930, New York, d. 2015, Israel)
Freda, Britt, Vashon, WA
Frost, Jeff, Sky Valley (Palm Springs), CA
Ganz, Sayaka Kajita, Yokohama, Japan (now USA)
Goin, Peter, Reno, NV
Greene, Scott, Bernalillo, NM
Hackenberg, Karen, Port Townsend, WA
Harvey, Guy, Grand Cayman, BWI
Helsaple, Mary, Sedona, AZ
Johnson, Cole, Binghamton, NY
Kerbow, Michael (San Francisco, CA)
Lebofsky, Lisa, Accord, NY
Meilahn, Michael (Mick), Pickett, WI
Osborne, Leo, Anacortes, WA
Pas, Rick, Lapeer, MI
Santora, Carol, Lyman, ME
Stupich, Martin, Albuquerque, NM
Volpe, Christopher, Hollis, NH
Ullberg, Kent, Corpus Christi, TX
Walter, Bart, Westminster, MD
Woolf, Suze, Seattle, WA
(Subject to change.)

INSTALLATION PHOTOGRAPHS

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT II

TOUR ITINERARY


August 24 - December 1, 2019
The James Museum
150 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, Florida



January 25 - May 10, 2020
The North Carolina Arboretum
100 Fredrick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, North Carolina



June 7 - September 6, 2020
Dennos Museum Center
Northwestern Michigan College
1701 East Front Street, Traverse City, Michigan



October 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021
Sternberg Museum of Natural History
Fort Hays State University
Hays, Kansas



March 1 - June 15, 2021
Alexandria Museum of Art
933 2nd Street, Alexandria, Louisiana



July 3 - September 19, 2021
The Detroit Zoo
8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, Michigan


October 9 - December 31, 2021
Museum of The Rockies
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT


February 1 - May 31, 2022
The Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature
Victoria Harbour Steamship Terminal Building
Victoria, British Columbia
CANADA

Click Here to view ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT (2013-2016).
THE ARTWORKS
(hxwxd in inches, framed)
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Chester Arnold
Holding Pond
1996, Oil on Canvas, 60 x 72
Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Chester Arnold
The Great Piece of Turf
2008, Oil on Linen, 64 x 72
Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Chester Arnold
Two Ravens (Twa Corbies)
1996, Oil on Canvas, 72 x 62
Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Robert Bateman
Carmanah Contrasts
1989, Acrylic on Canvas, 40 x 45
Collection of Birgit and Robert Bateman
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Robert Bateman
Vancouver Island Elegy
1989, Acrylic on Canvas, 42 x 46.5
Collection of Birgit and Robert Bateman
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Robert Bateman
Wildlife Images
1989, Acrylic on Canvas, 40 x 45
Collection of Birgit and Robert Bateman
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Robert Bateman
Driftnet
(Pacific White-sided Dolphin & Lysan Albatross)
1993, Acrylic on Canvas, 36 x 36
Collection of Birgit and Robert Bateman
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Robert Bateman
Tiger Trade
2008, Acrylic and Gold Leaf, 36 x 36
Webpage Only, Not Physical Exhibition
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Walter W. Ferguson
Save the Earth
1989, Oil on Canvas, 48 x 38
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Walter W. Ferguson
Apocalypse
1992, Oil on Canvas, 43 x 51
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Walter W. Ferguson
Save the Seashore
(Mediterranean Shore Pollution)

1993, Oil on Canvas, 28 x 38
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Britt Freda
Monarchs Cairn
2019, Giclée of Graphite Preparatory Drawing Overlaid with Mixed Media on 300 lb. Cold Press Paper Scroll, 112 x 44
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Britt Freda
Bees Cairn
2019, Giclée of Graphite Preparatory Drawing Overlaid with Mixed Media on 300 lb. Cold Press Paper Scroll, 112 x 44
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Britt Freda
Sea Turtles Cairn
2019, Giclée of Graphite Preparatory Drawing Overlaid with Mixed Media on 300 lb. Cold Press Paper Scroll, 112 x 44


CALIFORNIA ON FIRE (Exhibit Trailer) by Jeff Frost

Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Jeff Frost
20170718 Detwiler Fire Here Is the Church 38mm d800e-1001
Photograph, Archival Inkjet, 34 x 50
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Jeff Frost
20150915 Valley Fire Lone Survivor 70mm d800e-1004
Photograph, Archival Inkjet, 34 x 50
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Jeff Frost
20160623 LakeFire Milky Way Overlook 35mm d800e-8147
Photograph, Archival Inkjet, 34 x 50
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Jeff Frost
20171118 Atlas Fire Cattle I 24mm a7rii-1008
Photograph, Archival Inkjet, 34 x 50
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Sayaka Kajita Ganz
Nanami
2017, Reclaimed Plastic Objects, Aluminum Armature, Wire, Cable Ties, 16' x 8' x 5'
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Peter Goin
Imaginary Limbs (Plaza de la Concordia, Cholula, Mexico)
Original file 2009; print, 2019, Hahnamuhle Watercolor Paper 350 gsm, 16 x 8 x 5 feet
Collection of the Artist
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Peter Goin
Sky (Kaleidoscope of Sunrise/Sunset Studies of Clouds, Various Locations)
Original photographs made from approximately 2012 to 2018; print 2019, Hahnamuhle Watercolor Paper 350 gsm, 24 x 71
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Peter Goin
Palm Forest (Shipai Village, China)
Original files from multiple exposures, 2013, Hahnamuhle Watercolor Paper 350 gsm, 24 x 60
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Peter Goin
Lower Gallery, American Flat, Nevada (First Concrete Milling Structure for Gold Mine near Virginia City, Nevada)
Original files 2014; print, 2019, Hahnamuhle Watercolor Paper 350 gsm, 24 x 128
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Peter Goin
Target Bravo 17 (Triptych, Military Bombing Site, Nevada)
Original file 2006; print, 2019, Hahnamuhle Watercolor Paper 350 gsm, 24 x 56
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Peter Goin
Hot Springs Pool (soiled), Smoke Creek Desert, Nevada (Popular Hot Springs Pool Damaged by Alcohol and Fire)
Original files 2014; print, 2019, Hahnamuhle Watercolor Paper 350 gsm, 24 x 80
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Scott Greene
MOBRO: High Seas Drifter
2015, Oil on Canvas on Panel, 50 x 64
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Scott Greene
Arboreality
2019, Oil on Canvas on Panel, 26 x 42
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Karen Hackenberg
Shades of Green; Amphorae ca. 2012
2012, Oil on Canvas, 26 x 50
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Karen Hackenberg
Fossil Feud 
2016, Oil on Canvas, 26 x 50
Collection of Reed & Drinkwine
Environmental Impact II featured artwork
Karen Hackenberg
Have an Ice Day
2015, Oil on Canvas, 23 x 29
Collection of Johnna and Fred Kleisner
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Guy Harvey
Gulf Life - Brown Pelican
(Gulf Oil Spill)
2010, Watercolor, 32 x 29
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Guy Harvey
Gulf Life - Blue Marlin
(Gulf Oil Spill)
2011, Watercolor, 31 x 28
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Guy Harvey
La linea de Basura (Green Turtle with plastic bag)
2019, Acrylic on Canvas, 37 x 47
Environmental Impact featured artworkEnvironmental Impact featured artwork
Mary Helsaple
Diversity VS Destruction – Diptych
(Amazon Rainforest)
1994, Watercolor on Paper, 48 x 36; 48 x 36
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Mary Helsaple
Trouble in Paradise
(Amazon Rainforest)
1994, Watercolor on Paper, 36 x 48
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Mary Helsaple
Here It Comes Again
1990, Watercolor on Paper, 36 x 48
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Cole Johnson
Power to the People
2011, Graphite, 36 x 47
Collection of Gary Murphy
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Michael Kerbow
The Promised Land
2017, Oil on Canvas, 4’ x 12’
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Michael Kerbow
A Means to an End
2011, Oil on Canvas, 48 x 60
Environmental Impact II Webpage Only, Not Physical Exhibition
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Lisa Lebofsky
Paradise Bay Coast
2012, Oil on Aluminum, 25 x 80
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Lisa Lebofsky
Frozen Lagoon
2014, Oil on Linen, 32 x 40
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Lisa Lebofsky
Atlantic Swell 2
2016, Oil on Linen, 32 x 40
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Lisa Lebofsky
Melting Iceberg 4
2016, Oil on Aluminum, 25 x 40
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Michael (Mick) Meilahn
Bonanza Blue
2019, Blown Glass and Wood, 25 x 40
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Leo Osborne
Still Not Listening
(Valdez Oil Spill)
1989, Maple Burlwood and Vinyl Caulking, 21 x 24 x 8
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Leo Osborne
The Ploy
2006, Maple Burlwood , 19 x 19 x 7
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Rick Pas
Parking Lot Sparrows
1983, Mixed Media, 27 x 33
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Rick Pas
Robin Overpass
2009, Acrylic on Panel, 27 x 33
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Rick Pas
Mara Eye Contact
2015, Acrylic on Panel, 32 x 42
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Carol Santora
Roaring Silenced
(Critically Endangered Siberian Tigers)
2003, Mixed media, 24 x 32
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Carol Santora
Last Killed
(The last Bali Tiger, killed on September 27, 1937)
2003, Mixed media, 20 x 25
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Carol Santora
Losing Ground
(Jaguar)
2003, Acrylic, Mixed Paper Collage on Paper, 22 x 12
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Carol Santora
Edge of Extinction
2002, Charcoal, Watercolor, Gouache, 22 x 30
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Martin Stupich
Forty-two-inch Gas Pipeline Section
(Construction Staging Area near Sinclair, Carbon County, WY)
2006, Pigment Inkjet on Acid Free Fine Art Photo Paper, 25 x 32
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Martin Stupich
Iron Pipe Merging with Alkali Lake Bed
(South of Baroil, Sweetwater County, WY)
2006, Pigment Inkjet on Acid Free Fine Art Photo Paper, 25 x 32
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Martin Stupich
ASARCO El Paso Copper Smelter in Early Stage of Demolition
(Aerial view from over Ciudad Juárez looking northwest)
2011, Pigment Inkjet on Acid Free Fine Art Photo Paper, 32 x 23
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Martin Stupich
Rio Tinto Bingham Open Pit Copper Mine, Near Salt Lake City, UT
(View to Northwest Corner)
2012, Pigment Inkjet on Acid Free Fine Art Photo Paper, 23 x 32
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Martin Stupich
Rio Tinto Bingham Open Pit Copper Mine, Near Salt Lake City, UT
(Switchbacks on the North Face of the Pit)
2012, Pigment Inkjet on Acid Free Fine Art Photo Paper, 23 x 32
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Christopher Volpe
Event Horizon
2016, Oil, and Tar on Canvas, 48 x 48
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Christopher Volpe
Event Horizon #2
2016, Oil and Tar on Canvas, 23 x 32
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Christopher Volpe
Plume
2018, Oil, and Tar on Canvas, 48 x 36
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Kent Ullberg
Requiem
(Maquette for Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Monument)
1989, Bronze, 27 x 8 x 8
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Kent Ullberg
Interdependency
2011, Stainless Steel, 33 x 18 x 11
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Bart Walter
Climate Change
2010, Bronze with German Silver (Nickel Silver) Patina, 16 x 9 x 8
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Bart Walter
Climate Change II
2011, Bronze with German Silver (Nickel Silver) Patina,
41 x 7 x 14
Environmental Impact featured artwork
Suze Woolf
State of the Forest (30 Individual Trees Charred in Different Forest Fires Text by Lorena Williams Documenting Respective Fires),
2019, on 30 Panels, each in Ceiling Suspended Three-Layer Sets,
41 x 7 x 14

LENDERS
(Other than artists)
David J. Wagner, L.L.C., wishes to recognize and thank lenders of artworks
and various individuals who facilitated loans, including:

Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Catharine Clark, President
Website: cclarkgallery.com

The Family of Walter W. Ferguson

Johnna and Fred Kleisner

Gary Murphy

Reed & Drinkwine


ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
Produced by David J. Wagner, L.L.C.
David J. Wagner, Ph.D., Curator/Tour Director
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