Celebrating International Women’s Day
March 23, 2014
Women are disproportionately affected by climate change around the world and are on the front lines of addressing this challenge by supporting policies, adaptation, education and mitigation.
We Are the Eighth Day draws attention to climate change and healing the earth each year by highlighting women visual and spoken word artists who are motivated by their spiritual traditions to create earth Art logo by Melanie Weidner art as an expression of healing and wholeness.
Artists in 2014 :
Ann Hunkins – Award-winning poet and translator of Nepali
Judith Roderick – Placitas Artist, poet, lover of Earth and Cranes in particular
Bianca Harle – Artist, organic gardener, and consciousness explorer shares seed art and water meditation practices
Judy Toya-Jemez Pueblo potter and daughter of renowned storyteller artist, Mary Toya (d) and niece of maskmaker, Fannie Loretto, and story teller potters, Lupe Lucero and Alma Concha.
Renny Golden—Poet of Blood Desert: Witnesses 1820-1880,which won the WILLA Literary Award from Women Writing the West 2011, named a Southwest Notable Book of the Year 2012 and Finalist for the New Mexico Book Award 2012.