Elizabeth Corr – “The case for collaboration: How NRDC works with Artists to bolster Environmental Advocacy”
Elizabeth Corr works with artists, architects, and designers to heighten public awareness of and interest in the environmental issues that face today’s communities. She is the Director of Art Partnerships at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), an international environmental nonprofit organization with over three million members. Corr launched the NRDC’s Artist-in-Residence program, an innovative platform for thoughtful and sustained collaboration between artists and environmental leaders.As a curator she has worked with artists such as Jenny Kendler, Sipho Mabona, Antonin Fourneau, and the Luftwerk collective. Corr holds a master’s degree in African Studies and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and gender/women’s studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was recently nominated for the Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award, recognizing scientists, entrepreneurs, engineers, activists, orartists who stand poised to make a game-changing difference.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10:00pm
Lamar Dodd School of Art, S160
270 River Road, Athens, GA 30602