Michael Killen to Speak In Mendocino Sun Aug 28 -What He Learned Making Art That Helps CaGov NASA Dept. Interior Share Climate, Ocean & Energy Message

 

Michael will speak at the Art Mix Mendocino Event in the Odd Fellows Hall Mendocino, CA.  6-7:30PM. He’ll share what he learned making paintings that interpret  climate change, concentration of wealth and power, economic gap, energy, ocean change, greenhouse gas emissions,  and future or civilization.   He will take questions on the direction of his  work in progress painting that forecast key elements of the post Obama national energy policy. And, he’ll take questions on  the controversial local forest management practice of “hack and squirt” or  “treating trees.”

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All are welcome. Admission N/c.

 

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Artist Who Is Painting “US Energy Policy: In Era of Climate and Ocean Change” Will Speak in Mendocino, CA, Sunday, August 28, 6–7:30PM

August 23, 2016

Contact: Michael@killen.com
Michael Killen is the California artist who is making the painting that will forecast what he believes will be the most important new elements of the next President’s national energy policy. He plans to display the painting before the November 2016 elections.
His speech, “What I Learned Making Art that Helps Scientists and Political Leaders Share Their Important Message and Where I Go From Here,” will outline his ideas.

Killen is the artist who made “Sustainability,” at the request of NASA, and “Resilience of America.”  Both of those paintings have been displayed by organizations that include the US Dept. of Commerce and Silicon Valley Energy Summit at Stanford. The California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research displays large prints of those paintings. His most recent paintings are “Energy and Emissions” and “Gone with the Wind Is the Electric Grid.” The paintings are 6 x 15 ft.

As part of his speech and Q/A session, Killen will share what inspires him to make message paintings. He’ll answer questions about the next message he plans to share and present a new view of important developments of our time.
Admission is free and all are welcome.
Who Should Attend: Artists, everyone who care about the future of the climate, ocean, and energy.
When: Sunday August 28, 6-7:30PM
Place: Odd Fellows Hall, corner Ukiah and Kasten Streets, Mendocino, CA

 

 

 

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Prints of Michael Killen’s ‘Sustainability’, ‘Resilience of America’ and ‘Energy and Emissions’ Now in California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research

The first two paintings are 5 x 24 feet. The third is 6 x 15 feet. All three paintings have been displayed at major organizations’ VIP events. Prints of these and other  paintings by Michael are available michael@killen.com.

 

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Ira Ehrenpreis, Keynote Speaker, Silicon Valley Energy Summit 2016, Jim Sweeney and Michael Killen, Artist

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Jim Sweeney left, Michael Killen far right, Ira Ehrenpreis next to Michael

Michaels ‘Gone with the Wind is the Electric Grid’ in background at Stanford Energy Summit 2016

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Michael Killen is a California artist whose next painting will interpret new elements that may be included in the next US National Energy Policy

 

Michael plans to release the painting in October 2016, certainly before the November Elections. Michael welcomes inquiries, including whom wants to access to the new painting. Michael@killen.com.

 

Michael’s last two paintings are ‘Gone With the Wind Is the Electric Grid’ and ‘Energy and Emissions.’ The Silicon Valley Energy Summit 2016 was the first venue where those paintings were displayed.

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Adam C. Stern, Exe. Dir. Acterra, Action for a Healthy Planet (left) and Michael Killen. Both at the Silicon Valley Energy Summit 2016 at Stanford and in front of Michael’s ‘Energy and Emissions’ (6′ x 15′).

Michael is a visionary artist who continues to make paintings that bring attention to important challenges of our time and our need for action. Organizations that use his art to help inform, education and persuade include; City of Atherton, City of Palo Alto, County of Santa Clara, MenloSpark, NASA, St. Bede’s Church, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and the Wood’s Institute Stanford for the Environment, both at Stanford, Save the Bay, Silicon Valley Thorium Alliance, State of California, Sustainable Silicon Valley, US Dept. of Commerce, and USGS.

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He has published 400 studies that have forecast business and technology challenges and opportunities. And produced over 600 TV and Internet interview shows. He continues to interview guests who have an important message to share. Early in his career, he was the Director of Education for a computer company.

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Heather Durham Talk Show Host with Michael Killen in front of ‘Energy and Emissions’

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Talk Show Host Heather Durham with Artist Michael Killen in front of ‘Energy and Emissions’ (6′ x 15′ at the Silicon Valley Energy Summit 2016 and at Stanford University. Heather is a talk show host in San Jose, CA. She is also head of The Durham Group
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Advisors Who Helped Michael Killen Make ‘Energy and Emissions’ (6 x 15′)

Michael Killen’s Advisors Are:

Burton Richter, PhD, Chief Scientist
Harry Cohen, Chief Artist Advisor
Ripudaman Malhotra, SRI Fellow and Co-author, “A Cubic Mile of Oil”

Robert Green, PhD, Board Member, Thorium Alliance of Silicon Valley

Alex Cannara, PhD, Board Member, Thorium Alliance of Silicon Valley

Jane C. S. Long, PhD, EDF and California Council on Realities and Options for Averting the Looming Global Energy Crisis

 

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