“ making Art that promotes environmental awareness”
 
 

My paintings strive to portray the relationship between man and nature. I seek to herald the word that the natural world is threatened by both directly human abuse and indirectly by overpopulation. I want my work to make an emotional impact on the viewer as to the beauty of nature while also emphasizing the awareness of environmental issues.


My message is based on the fact that the planet is under a serious threat. The human population has increased to a point, which generates severe degradation of the land, air and seas, depletion of natural resources, accumulation of wastes, pollution of all kinds, climate changes and destruction of biodiversity. Our presence is disabling the planet like a disease and places our own species in jeopardy.


My work is intended to inspire a LOVE of NATURE, a closer relationship with the natural environment and to create instinctive behaviors that will sustain a healthy world. As Mahatma Gandhi said: "Be the Change You Want to See in the World ". My purpose is

to teach through art and to set an example by the way I live.



DID YOU KNOW?


The world has over 6 billion people, over half live in cities and they hardly see, feel or hear the natural world. Statistics from the Ecological Society of America show that visits to the national and state parks have fallen by as much as 25% in the last decade.

 

welcome to the world as seen through my eyes

I am an artist very concerned for the future of our planet and our civilization.


I am in the quest of letting my artistic talent speak out and help in the creation of the environmental revolution we need.


Jen Toplak.

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