This work explores the concepts of environmental ethics and investigates the historical links to understanding people’s attitudes and practices of interacting with the environment. The article investigates the fundamental questions, why do human beings see themselves separate from nature, how can we develop a shared set of environmental values and how can we create opportunities to increase human consciousness? The artwork invites the viewer into a visual narrative of the landscape that surrounds the artographer. This personal expression of plein aire painting embodies the artist’s connection with her environment as a living breathing entity as multi-layered as her own skin. Kimberly’s inquiry questions and explores human history and how she will navigate her own life in an environmentally conscious way of life.
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