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Climate Art Workshop with MCJ Collective

Hosted by Nicole Kelner & MCJ Collective
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About Event

Join Nicole Kelner, MCJ's Artist-in-Residence, to learn how to paint or draw about climate for this monthly workshop.

This month will be my last month as MCJ's Artist-in-Residence! The theme will be around food waste. We will be talking about the food cycle, composting, and how to reduce food waste in our systems.


  • ​5 minute buffer 

  • ​10 minute introduction, ice breakers

  • ​30 minutes of drawing and intention setting

  • ​10-15 minutes of Q&A with Nicole on climate art

​​Materials: bring a pencil, eraser, and any paints/colored pencils/crayons if you have them. No prior art experience required. 

Nicole Kelner is working at the intersection of art, climate, and technology. She uses watercolors to communicate complex, systematic challenges in climate and present them in a beautiful and accessible way. Her goal is to use art to inspire climate action. Nicole was previously the co-founder and COO at The Coding Space, an after school program to teach kids how to code. She helped lead the company to acquisition in 2019. Most recently, she was Head of Operations at Dashboard.Earth. Prior to that she was Chief of Staff at Climate Finance Solutions.