FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2016 Global Art Project for
Biennial International Art Exchange for Peace-
Tucson, Arizona, USA, October 1, 2015. The Twelfth
Biennial Global Art Project for Peace invites
participants around the world - adults and children,
individuals and groups - to join in a multicultural
celebration of global peace and goodwill through art. Anyone
In March/April 2016, participants around the world will create,
exhibit and exchange art expressing their ideas of a peaceful global
community resulting in thousands of
messages of peace and goodwill simultaneously encircling
the Earth during the week of April 23-30.
Since its beginning in 1993, the Global Art Project for
Peace has linked 130,000 participants in 85 countries
on seven continents. Nominated for a UNESCO Prize for
Tolerance and Non-violence, the Project connects
people of diverse cultural backgrounds, providing exposure
to new ideas and a feeling of connection to the Whole. 200
Regional Coordinators are currently helping to organize
Global Art Project activities in their area of the world.
Participating groups include art councils, artist
cooperatives, performance groups, churches, corporations,
environmental and community groups, hospitals, libraries,
women's clubs, youth and senior programs, YMCAs and YWCAs.
Hundreds of school classes around the world are
participating and involving thousands of students from
kindergarten through graduate programs.
"The purpose of the Global Art Project is to joyously
create a culture of peace through art. The Project gives
participants in local communities an opportunity to join
together to create a cooperative global community. It's an
opportunity for people to join their energy together to seed
the future with visions of peace," Project
Founder/Director, Katherine Josten.
The Global Art Project for Peace is a 501(c)3
non-profit, volunteer organization. Organizers invite
donations and sponsorships to support the Project. For
additional information about the Global Art Project for
Peace and how to get involved by participating,
volunteering and/or funding the Project, visit www.globalartproject.org
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 Global Art Project
for Peace Time-Line
February 29: International
Registration for participation postmark deadline.
March: Creation of art expressing global peace (any
medium - visual, literary, performance, etc.)
April 1-22: Local community exhibitions/performances
of art created.
April 23-30: Worldwide art exchange.
Ongoing after April: Community exhibitions of art
The attached images and/or images on the Global Art
Project website at www.globalartproject.org
may be downloaded for publication with this
information. Higher resolution images and further
documentation of the complete Project are available upon
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