Students Highlight Environmental Issues One Image at a Time
November 17, 2022
An old saying goes "A picture is worth a thousand words." When it comes to conveying the many ideas behind the environmental justice movement in Michigan, pictures really can say a lot. In 2018, when the Trump Administration threatened funding for Great Lakes restoration efforts, University of Michigan's School of Art and Design professor Joseph Trumpey began offering a new course for art students called Environmental Murals Partnership, offering students the opportunity to develop their creative talent while promoting current ecological issues that were in danger of being ignored.