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Ecoartspace Takes Root in Soho

Posted on: Tuesday, March 17, 2009



Such exciting news that ecoartspace has officially opened its doors to the public one day a week in Soho. "Founded in 1997 by Tricia Watts as an art and nature center in development, ecoartspace was one of the first websites online dedicated to art and environmental issues. New York City curator Amy Lipton joined Watts in 1999, and together they have curated numerous exhibitions, participated on panels, given lectures at universities, developed programs and curricula, and written essays for publications from both the East and West Coasts. They advocate for international artists whose projects range from scientifically based ecological restoration to product based functional artworks, from temporal works created outdoors with nature to eco-social interventions in the urban public sphere, as well as more traditional art objects."

Visit the ecoartspace blog for updates on exhibits, events, and collaborations. You can join the ecoartspace community on FaceBook as well.

Do not miss this great MNN interview with Amy Lipton and Simon Draper regarding the Habitat For Artists exhibition and future ecoartspace endeavors.

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