Bunnell Street Arts Center is pleased to join the City of Homer and Homer Drawdown to dedicate the artwork of Kim McNett into the city’s permanent public art collection at the Homer Airport Terminal. Please join us for a public reception featuring an artist talk, remarks and refreshments on Wednesday, November 8th at 5 – 7 pm with speakers from 5:45 – 6:30 pm.
“The Peatlands” art installation is a celebration of the ecosystems that surround the Homer airport and local peatland conservation efforts. Peatlands host a wide diversity of life, provide cool water to nearby salmon streams, sequester carbon within soil, and are recognized as among the highest priority habitats to preserve in the face of climate change.
Kim McNett is a naturalist, adventurer, artist and educator living in Homer, Alaska. Inspired by biodiversity and wild spaces, Kim’s work draws from an intimate relationship to the natural world and advocates for the conservation of habitats both great and small. www.kimsnaturedrawings.com
This public art installation was made possible by Homer Drawdown, a climate solution community and is supported in part by Rasmuson Foundation’s Individual Artist Award Program awarded to Kim McNett in 2022-2023.
Additional community partners of Homer Drawdown and this art installation are the Kachemak Bay Conservation Society, Kachemak Heritage Land Trust, Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, the City of Homer, Bunnell Street Arts Center, and private donations. Thank you!
Homer Drawdown is a decentralized community effort to mitigate the climate crisis at the local level. Using the book Drawdown:The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming to identify meaningful solutions that stabilize levels of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere, Homer Drawdown is grounded in the belief that community-led, middle-out solutions are the most influential solutions we can enact. Learn more at www.homerdrawdown.info.