land as art

 

The Kingsburg Coastal Conservancy received a commissioning grant from Arts Nova Scotia this spring. The project is called Land as Art: A meeting of conservation and creation.

The KCC has commissioned three south shore artists to create land art. The artists are: Don Pentz, a well-known and accomplished painter; Andrew Maize, a conceptual artist currently working with the new Lunenburg School of the Arts; and, Mariëtte Roodenburg, a photographer whose luminous photographs are exhibited internationally. The artists will work directly on the beautiful Kingsburg peninsula to create art out of natural materials found in the landscape. Although the art will be temporary, the project will be documented by Mariëtte Roodenburg and shared online.