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Environmental art programs

Environmental art painting classes / Cambodia

Students learned about the wildlife of Cambodia and created their own wildlife paintings inspired by the unique mammals, birds, reptiles and fish of Cambodia.

In cooperation with the Cambodian Children’s Fund, 2016

School for the Deaf / Cambodia

Students participated in Art in a Box's Environmental Art Painting Classes and created art about the wildlife of Cambodia.

In cooperation with the Krousar Thmey, 2016

Wildlife art classes / Cambodia

Students created original paintings for The Illustrated Guide to Wildlife of Cambodia, the first book of its kind to be illustrated, researched, writtenand translated entirely by Cambodian  middle-school children. The book includes over 130 original watercolor paintings of Cambodian mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and ecosystems.

In cooperation with the Liger Learning Center, 2015 and 2016

Wildlife art classes in rural villages / Cambodia

Children in village schools in areas where the Wildlife Conservation Society is conducting programs, created art about the mammals, birds and reptiles that live in their communities.

In cooperation with the Wildlife Conservation Society, Cambodia, 2014

Environmental art classes / Peru

Students at the San Agustin School and Túpac Amaru Schools in Comas, Lima and the Humberto Luna School in Cusco created paintings about the wildlife of Peru in Art in a Box’s Environmental Art Classes. Paintings by three students were selected for the Banner Project, which were printed and presented to the schools.

In cooperation with the United States Embassy, Lima, 2011

Sanvikt Research Center
for Disabled Children
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

“Each child who arrives here is really the whole world expressed in colors.” Children created paintings about the animals of Uzbekistan.

In cooperation with the United States Embassy, Tashkent, 2010

Xianghai Middle School & Xianghai Nature Park / China

Children living near the Xianghai Nature Reserve, a wetland reserve that is home to endangered species of cranes, created paintings about the life cycle of migrating cranes and completed a 6 meter long mural project that will be on permanent display at the Xianghai Nature Reserve Museum.

In partnership with the International Crane Foundation, 2008 and 2009

Keerqin / Inner Mongolia, China

Children in Keerqin, Inner Mongolia created drawings of indigenous Mongolian plants directly from nature for a children’s field guide to Keerqin.

In partnership with the International Crane Foundation, 2009

Muraviovka Park Nature Center
Blagoveshchensk, Russia

Art in a Box conducted environmental art classes for children at Muraviovka Nature Park, a wetland nature reserve in northeastern Russia.

In partnership with the International Crane Foundation, 2009

Environmental art program / USA

Students at three public schools in Bergen County, New Jersey created paintings about the local wildlife. Art in a Box produced large scale banners featuring student paintings for an Earth Day exhibition on the grounds of the Teaneck Creek Conservancy. We also produced postcards of student wildlife paintings for art kits that were sent to children in Japan who were affected by the 2011 tsunami and nuclear power plant disaster.

In partnership with the Teaneck Creek Conservancy, 2012