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Node steps

  1. 1. Steps to “EcoArt Node” status 1) discussion workshop for small group of arts and environment professionals and advocates 2) identifying an experienced EcoArtist to join a A green building or green infrastructure project 1, 2 or 1+2 before design begins 3) embedding an experienced EcoArtist in an appropriate government or nonprofit agency B or institution for six months to a year E+ 1,3 or 1+3 4) Series of workshops on EcoArt for community at large done either unrelated to, or in tandem or ahead of either selection of an EcoArtist for a particular project team, or EcoArt Node embedding an EcoArtist 5) series of workshops, films, and visits to appropriate sites for EcoArt also either stand E C alone, or in relation to embedding or A,B,C or D 4 or A or B+4 selection of an EcoArtist for a project +6 6) All the above plus assistance to the community in developing an 18 month D EcoArt apprenticeship 5 or AorB+5EcoArt South Florida will assist and participate in the first of these stepswith a potential EcoArt Node, probono: namely: engage with a small group ofkey stakeholders regarding what EcoArt is, how it can enhance ongoingenvironmental stewardship and direct ecological intervention projects in yourarea; and additional steps that can be taken to move toward EcoArt Node status.Following that gathering, EcoArt South Florida will be happy to present aproposal responsive to the outcome of the meeting with specifics on steps andcosts for EcoArt South Floridas ongoing assistance.EcoArt South Florida recommends that an initial group of stakeholders broughttogether to consider establishing an EcoArt Node should include:● at least one each local architect, civil engineer and landscape architect,preferably LEED AP, involved previously with public art and public artists, andinvolved in the Palm Beach County USGBC branch;
  2. 2. ● one or more local artists who have been actively engaged withenvironmental advocacy, preferably also who have experience in public artprojects where they have worked closely across discipline with other designprofessionals (architects, engineers, landscape architects);● environmental professionals in local municipal government agencies, andthe South Florida Water Management District, preferably who have worked withpublic art previously--preferably also LEED APs;● local university professors in art and environmental science departments,especially any who have already worked to team teach courses inenvironmentally-oriented art;● leaders in the most active environmental advocacy organizations in thecounty (eg Sierra Club, Florida Native Plant Society, Audubon Society, 1000Friends of Florida), especially those who have been involved with public artpreviously;● sustainability staff at the municipal level;● art in public places professionals (curators, project managers, etc.) and/orAIPP committee chairs or board members.Please contact us for questions or additional information:mjaagerstoun@ecoartsofla.org561-881-5658

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