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Georgia Grimm

Georgia Grimm is an Elizabethtown College

student majoring in Philosophy with minors in

Science, International Studies and Visual Art.

She aims to address the issue of climate

change through writing and art with a

philosophical critique of society and an

understanding of scientific concepts. Aside

from art, she enjoys music, caring for her

animals, cooking, and spending time outside.

“Art has always been an important part of

who I am, growing and changing with me as I

have done the same. I particularly enjoy

painting, mixed media, collages, and drawing,

although I like to consider fashion another

form of art that allows me to be expressive

each day. Color and texture both play an

important role in my artistic process, helping

me to create something reflective of what I

am feeling internally. Nature in all its forms is

my main inspiration, captivating me with its

complexity.

collected many small objects with the

intention of using them in a future piece of

art. This work is assembled out of three

different projects: the girl, the mobile, and

the base.

In the same way that this piece was created

out of both found and original objects, I

believe humanity must come together with old

and new ideas to create an ecocentric ethic

for the purpose of healing both society and

the environment. The girl in this piece stands

upon the ground, surrounded by representations

of life and her passionate and spiritual

adoration of the Earth.”

Georgia Grimm | April 2018

Veneration of the Earth

Mixed media

81 x 23 x 23 cm | 2018

The human form in particular is a reoccurring

subject in my works, particularly in my

drawings. Furthermore, my passion for various

philosophical concepts regarding society, the

environment, and metaphysics is another

major theme within my designs, one that I aim

to use to share my own philosophy in addition

to writing.

On “Veneration of the Earth”: This piece is a

reflection of my love of nature and my

concerns about society and the current

environmental crisis. Over the years, I have

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