Art Ventures Galley (Menlo Park, CA) First to Display ‘Safeguard Civiliation'(6 x 20 Ft.)

Katharina Powers, Owner, Art Ventures Galley (Menlo Park, CA) said, “I’m pleased Michael Killen agreed that my gallery would be first to display his new “corporate-size-statement” painting inspired by the four zeitgeists –Adaptation, Mitigation, Resilience, and Sustainability; and that taps into great literature, namely Don Quixote.”


Katharina Power, Art Ventures Galley during a reception she hosted during CA’s Global Climate Action Summit 2018 in front of ‘Safeguard Civilization.’

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Art Event “Safeguard California, Goal 6” at Art Ventures Gallery, 09/11/2018

Art Ventures Gallery of Menlo Park will display my painting “Safeguard California, Goal #6”, the part of “California’s Climate Plan” for the first time on the evening of Tuesday, September 11th, at 6.30pm. This video provides more information:

I hope to see all of you, who cares about art and climate, at the reception of “Safeguard California” at Art Ventures Gallery this upcoming Tuesday, September 11th at 6.30pm. Together we can make a positive change happen!


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CA’s Global Climate Action Summit Event Affiliates Need Stronge Content to Attract Visitors to Their Events

Michael Killen can help. He has the most appropiate content for affilates event. He is the Silicon Valley artist who painted  California Climate Plan –a 12 large scale painting collection.   His work has been displayed by Atherton,  CA’s Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, County of Santa Clara, NASA, Palo Alto, Stanford, Sustainable Silicon Valley,  and US Gov.  His art can help you attract visitors to affialtes’ events. Michael is also a syndicted talkshow host.

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Access Sacramento TV/Radio and Stanford U. Are Displaying Art From Michael Killen’s ‘Art of CA’s Climate Plan.’

Access Sacramento (CA) TV/Radio is displaying a large print of Michael Killen’s painting “Sustainability” (5Ft X 24Ft ) (1.5M X 6.3M). He made the art for NASA.

Stanford University is displaying a large print of Michael’s painting “Resilience of America,” the same size as painting listed above. Michael made “Resilience of America,” shortly after he made “Sustainability.”

Both paintings are part of Michael’s ‘CA’s Climate Plan’ collection of 12 significant works that help bring attention to the need for the climate plan, and that helps people understand and support it.

Those paintings will be in the October/November 2018 Exhibition: “Art of Michael Killen: Addressing Climate Change,” in San Francisco.

Michael recently removed three of his works that Governor Brown’s Office of Planning and Research had been displaying for two years. (The State has offered Michael eight additional buildings to showcase his work.)

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Carl W. Laur, CMCM, Marin (County, CA) Directed Three TV Programs Featuring Michael Killen (Aug 11, 2018)

On that Sat. the three shows that Carl W. Laur directed were
1) ‘Jonathan Kleid, Head of the Kleid Design Group, Oakland, interviewing Michael Killen on a) the status of Michael’s CA’s Climate Plan: Art and Media Project, and b) the upcoming one-person San Francisco art exibition, “Michael Killen’s Art: Addressing Climate Change”, Oct/Nov. 2018.
2) Michael Killen’s  interview with CA’s leading outsider/ psychedelic artist, Dickins 44;  and
3) Michael’s interview with CA’s leading wood artist, Odis Schmidt of Mendocino County, CA.

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SF ART Exhibition Open 10/16 – 11/26, Reception 10/28/18 1:30pm. “Art of Michael Killen: Addressing Climate Change” 

Michael Killen makes corporate-size-statements that raise the level of discussion and thinking about climate change and solutions. Great organizations that include Microsoft, NASA, Stanford University, the US Dept of Commerce and US Dept of Interior have displayed his art at their VIP events. Governor Jerry Brown’s Office of Planning and Research has displayed Michael’s art in its building. Art Ventures Galley of Menlo Park, CA has debuted his collection’s featured painting for the art-buying public during the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit.

Reception: Sunday, October 28, 2018– 1:30pm to 3:30 PM.

Location: Starr King Room,  First Unitarian Universalist Church of SF

1187 Franklin Street (corner of Franklin and Geary)
San Francisco,  California 94109

Exhibition: Oct 16 –  Nov 26, 2018

9AM – 5 PM

Michael will display nine canvas paintings including:

– “Safeguard Civilization” (6 Ft x 20 Ft)
– “Impact of Climate Change On Our Culture”
– “Beginning After the End”
– “Gone With the Wind Is the Electric Grid”
– “Sec. George Shultz’s Climate/Energy Plan for the GOP”
– “Stormy Weather”
– “Population Explosion”
– “Sustainability”
– “Resilience of America”

Dr. Katharina Powers, Owner, Art Ventures Gallery of Menlo Park, in front of “Safeguard Civilization” (6 Ft x 20 Ft).


“Impact of Climate Change On Our Culture” (4 Ft x 6 Ft)

About Michael Killen, the artist–Michael is an artist who draws upon his accomplishments as a TV Talkshow Host, Author of six books including “IBM: The Making of the CommonView”, Publisher of 400 market and industry reports and white papers; and  Developer of a mythology of strategy. He has, as a speaker, entertained and informed audiences worldwide.

He lives in Menlo Park, CA.

Quotes about Michael Killen– 
Founding President of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Cole Wilbur, said, “Michael’s work is important. It pulls you in, and you are changed.”
Head of the Silicon Valley Energy Summit (SVES) at Stanford University, James Sweeney, said, “Michael Killen tilts at a windmill. He symbolically interprets the enormous challenges of our time.” (Stanford has booked Michael’s art for the SVES 2019. That will make it the 7th year in a row Stanford has featured his  interpretations)
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Electricity​ of France (EDF) and Stanford Advisors to Project to Paint CA’s Climate Plan, Goal #3

Michael Killen said, “I will now paint CA’s Climate Plan ‘Goal #3 which is ‘Double the Energy Efficiency Savings in Existing Buildings, 2030. ‘ I welcome Electricity of France and Stanford’s assistance. ”

Michael is planning a 6 x 15-foot painting inspired by Goal #3. The art will also feature one uncommon solution that will help the state and decision makers in the state, to attain that goal.

The overall project has a mission of providing another approach to help decision-makers aline their actions with those of the state’ s plan. That approach is a symbolic presentation of information approach.

Michael also said, “He has already painted eight of the twelve paintings that are part of the project.   They include two of the six goals, five paintings on why we need the state’s plan, and three on the state’s strategies.”

Organizations that have displayed art from this project include the Governor of California’s Office of Planning and Research and the US’s Dept. of Commerce, Interior and NASA. The organizations also include the governments of Atherton, County of Santa Clara, Menlo Park, and Palo Alto. They include Microsoft, Save the Bay and Sustainable Silicon Valley.

With the end of this project in Michael’s sight, he is thinking about what project he will undertake next. He welcomes subjections.

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