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Laura Alvarez

Piano Title
Nature is Watching You

About the Piano
Location: Virginia Park, Westchester & Virginia Ave, Bronx, NY.
Hours: Dawn to dusk

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My design is called "Nature is Watching You". My purpose is to make people reflect on how we treat Nature and subsequently the planet. We have to be more conscious of our acts and their consequences. I have been painting EyeFlowers for a couple of years. Nature, Ecology, Sustainability are very important to me, but we live in a world of consumerism and materialism where we forget to take care of our planet. I was raised in a conscious household. We didn't waste energy, we recycled and upcycled everything. U.S.A has a different mentality where everything is used and thrown away. I would like to change that, even if it's one person at a time.

About the Artist
Laura is an experienced graphic designer who has exhibited in collective and solo shows throughout the United States and Europe. Laura currently works for NYC Parks & Recreation, where she is a teaching artist, develops community outreach programs, and organizes cultural events.

Laura is the Co-Founder and Vice-President of the non profit BxArts Factory, an organization committed to increase the number of artists using Art to create social change in the Bronx. She is an enthusiastic volunteer and also served for many years as head of communications for a British private school in Spain. Laura studied fine arts in Spain and the U.K.

http://www.lauralvarez.com/
https://www.facebook.com/LaurAlvarezArt
Twitter/Instagram: @bigeyesworld