Michael Killen art on display in Atherton

 

by Barbara Wood / Almanac

Michael Killen talks about his painting, “George Shultz’s Energy/Climate Recommendation to the New President,” in the Atherton council chambers on Nov. 9. Mr. Killens paintings will be on display in Atherton town offices and the library through January. (Photo by Bill Widmer.)

Works by artist Menlo Park artist Michael Killen, who says he uses his art to share messages on climate change, ocean change, energy and emissions, will be on display in Atherton’s town offices and the library through January.

About 45 people recently heard Mr. Killen talk in the Atherton council chambers about the inspirations for his paintings, including the 6-by 15-foot work, “George Shultz’s Energy/Climate Recommendation to the New President.”

The Nov. 9 event was sponsored by the town and the Atherton Arts Foundation, a nonprofit formed in 2009 to acquire and display public art and to sponsor art shows, classes and other educational events.

A You-Tube video of the Nov. 9 event is posted online.

Learn more about Mr. Killen and his art at his website.

About Michael Killen Helps Organizations Share Their Important Climate and Energy Action Message

Michael Killen is the founder and leader of Killen & Associates, Inc., a global consulting services and marketing company located in Silicon Valley. Killen & Associates has published over 400 market and industry research studies and a dozen white papers; produced 700 TV shows, and made some of the most important paintings that help its clients bring attention to their climate solutions. Michael is the developer of a methodology of strategy and author of five books - Introduction to Programming: A Mathematical Approach; IBM: The Making of the Common View (also translated and printed in Japanese); a 3-book series on IBM's complex architecture strategy [SAA: Imaging Processing, SAA: Managing Distributed Data, SAA and UNIX: IBM’s Open Systems Strategy]. At the start of a new decade in 2020, Killen & Associates announced a new major project that stops climate change before it ends civilization as we know it by focusing on what matters most. Helping Governments, non profits, utility companies and energy supplier communities, not just identify four of the most promising climate action solutions to support, but also to promote those approaches. Michael heads this project called ‘Climate Change Solutions that Save Civilization: Concentrate on What Matters Most’. Global organizations and executives from AT&T, IBM, MasterCard, Toshiba, Siemens, British Telecom, the US National Security Agency, Hewlett Packard, General Electric, Phillips of Holland have all benefitted from the consulting service of Killen & Associates. The studies allowed executives to think clearly about emerging opportunities and threats. TV shows assisted executives in sharing their messages globally. The only company of its kind, Killen & Associates also produces art for major events. The US Department of Commerce, US Department of Interior, Stanford University, Governor's Office of California, have all displayed Michael's art at their events. NASA selected Michael to make "Sustainability" (5ft X 24ft). This June (2020) will be the eighth year Stanford has displayed his paintings at their annual Silicon Valley Energy Summit. Contact me to discuss my art and sharing your message on my show to global audiences. Follow me on Twitter @KillenMichael or YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/ZeitgeistKillen.
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