Linda Lang - Artist

CONSERVATION EFFORTS

  • Linda speaks internationally on climate change and the polar regions
  • Founder of Polar Artists Group
  • Launched Polar Artists Group at McMichael Canadian Art Collection with invited guests Roberta Bondar and Mary Simon (included 100 artworks from international artists, silent auction, presentations)
  • Instrumental in organizing student Climate 4 Change workshops and exhibition at McMichael Canadian Art Collection as well as develop their Arctic Artist in school program
  • Participated in many international exhibitions on climate change and the polar regions
  • Led artists trips to the Canadian Arctic
  • Former Art Liaison for International Polar Year (IPO), UK
  • Taught art workshops as part of Time Capsule Project in Canadian Arctic
  • Organized Arctic Circle of Friends Festival north of Toronto in 2009 which included youth forum on climate change and Inuit guests from the Canadian Arctic including students, as well as award-winning Inuit athlete Johnny Issaluk to share their experiences on how climate change is affecting life in the Arctic
  • Art Director on SOI Climate Change expeditions
  • Organized several climate change exhibitions
  • Elected Signature member of Artists for Conservation
  • Participated in Circumpolar Artists Round Table Discussions at United Nations Office, Geneva
  • Represented artists at launch of International Polar Year, Paris France, 2007
  • Represented Canada in Northern Lights Climbing Festival, Yamal, Siberia, 2008, 2009
  • Painting “When Mountains Cry Out” part of NWP 100th anniversary permanent collection at Vancouver Maritime Museum
  • Painting “Follow Your Dreams” presented to Ontario’s former Lieutenant Governor as part of TCDSB Arctic Festival
  • 13 expeditions to polar regions including Canadian Arctic, Greenland, Iceland, Siberia, and Antarctica from 2002 to present
  • Director and founder of Arctic Quest project—group of 25 Canadian artists who celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Northwest Passage on a journey in 2006. This was followed by a year of international exhibitions.


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