Zaria Forman: Drawing Attention to a Changing World
Zaria Forman, a contemporary artist residing in New York, creates astonishingly realistic drawings of arctic landscapes. Her extraordinary talent and methodology have gained her critical acclaim, establishing her as one of today’s most influential artists.
Forman uses her fingers and the palm of her hands almost exclusively to create her drawings of quickly disappearing glaciers and icebergs.
Climate change is a central theme in Forman’s art, and she dedicated herself to raising awareness about the urgent need for environmental preservation.
Forman has flown with NASA and traveled with National Geographic Explorer to study and draw her polar subjects. Her work is exhibited worldwide and has been featured on CBS, CNN, PBS and in National Geographic, the Smithsonian Magazine, and Oprah.
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