Art for Earth: Crowdsourcing art for nature

Olivia Wendel @oliviawendeltextiles

This year, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, eco-enthusiasts around the world found a new way to express their love for the planet. Between April 20 and 26, WWF invited our supporters to create artwork expressing the value of nature and its meaning in their lives, and then share their art on social media channels using the hashtag #ArtForEarth. In just one week, contributors ranging from New Yorker cartoonists to school-aged children shared 16,000 posts across Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, showcasing their incredible creativity and the power of nature to connect us all. Here are just a few of our favorites from Instagram.

Drawing of wolf

Mira Golde @miragoldeart

Painting of wooded path

Gillian Irwin @gilljoirwin

Colorful illustration saying there is no planet B

vërnis @vernis.lab

Drawing of hands holding water

Amelina Jones @amelinajonesart

Photo of a painting of a sloth on a table with palette and artist's hand

Let's Make Art @letsgomakeart

Drawing of hands holding water

Velia de Iuliis @veliadeiuliis

Line drawing of logo with words One World surrounded by animals

Shop ALTcreative @shopaltcreative

Painting of lion face

Jeff Dillon @jeffdillonfineart

Painting of glass with lemon and tomatoes

Bridget Wietlisbach @bridgetsfineart

Illustration of water drop with rainbow and words Water Life

Dany Waizel @danywaizart

Illustration of trees making the shape of a heart

Noémie Labrosse @noemie_labrosse

Cartoon of man standing in water saying Good job, water, high five

Sean Fournier @seanfournier

Landscape of trees and water with person drinking from pool

Tomas Sanchez @tomassanchezstudio

Line drawing of plants and sun

Little Dude @littledudegallery

Watercolor of market vendor and fruit

Elissa Poma @elissapoma

Illustration of pangolin next to match

lorraine loots | miniature art @lorraineloots


watchmecomplain @watchmecomplain

Painting of rhino

Elena Mille @art_elena_mille

Collage of food drawings and stones

Amy DeCaussin @amydecaussin

Silhouette of deer on hill with trees

Mercedes Bellido @mercedesbellido

Illustration of hand holding tree and wildlife

Katie Willmering Design @katiewillmeringdesign

Painting of jaguar at night

TarasArt by Natalie @tarasarart

Drawing of penguin family

Art by K.Fitch @artbykfitch

Photo of girl seated looking at mural

Vanessa Barragão @vanessabarragao_work

Christy Schwathe @c.schwathe/@all.she.makes

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