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Socially Engaged Environmental Artist Zach Pine
Connecting People to Nature and Each Other

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ANNOUNCING
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GLOBAL SAND GLOBE PROJECT UNDER DEVELOPMENT
All-ages, and wherever there is sand!
Help get it started by visiting the Earth in Your Hands website, learning to make a sand globe, and contributing a photo. Joining the Earth in Your Hands Facebook group is another way to share. Stay tuned for more news soon!

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TWO MINUTE VIDEO ABOUT MY WORK, FEATURING THE CREATE-WITH-NATURE ZONE AT THE OAKLAND ZOO 2014 EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
San Francisco State University Photojournalism student Gabriella Gamboa created this short video in just a few days. I'm impressed by her skills. Stay tuned for more info about her!

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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CREATE-WITH-NATURE ZONE AT "MUSE: THE ART OF TRANSFORMATION AND HEALING" OPENING RECEPTION AND ARTS AND HEALING FESTIVAL

Saturday July 12, 2014, 1pm - 7pm
Commonweal, 451 Mesa Road, Bolinas, CA 94924
$10-$25 suggested donation at the festival

See the website for festival and exhibit details.

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CREATE-WITH-NATURE ZONE AT BERKELEY SPARK

Saturday, July 19, 2014
Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Park , Berkeley, CA

See the event webpage.

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SAND GLOBE GATHERING AT ALBANY BEACH
Free Public Instructional Workshop and Collaborative Art Event

Sunday, July 20, 2014
2pm-5pm (arrive anytime)
Albany Beach, Albany, CA

See the event webpage.

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ROCK BALANCING GATHERING SAN FRANCISCO - SEPTEMBER 2014 EDITION

Free, public, all-ages event
Saturday, September 13, 2014, 11am - 1pm
Crissy Field (Just East of the Warming Hut Cafe), San Francisco, CA

Join me and local rock balancing legend Bill Dan. Instruction provided.
See the event web page and facebook event page for details.

A Samavesha Community Program Event.

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4th ART IN NATURE: THE NATURE OF ART FESTIVAL
All-ages, free admission festival presented by Samavesha.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Redwood Regional Park, Oakland, CA

See the event website for complete information. And join the facebook event to stay up to date.

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NEWS AND PHOTOS FROM RECENT EVENTS
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PHOTOS FROM THE 10th ANNUAL FREE CREATE-WITH-NATURE EARTH DAY CELEBRATION AT STINSON BEACH
The photo album is now online. Scroll to the bottom for this year's pictures.

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PHOTOS FROM THE PERMANENT CREATE-WITH-NATURE PATHWAY IN REDWOOD REGIONAL PARK
See the photo album.

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PHOTOS FROM THE PERMANENT BLAKE GARDEN CREATE-WITH-NATURE ZONE
See the photo album.

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INTERVIEW IN ARTS AND HEALING NETWORK NEWS

Mary Daniel Hobson, the Director of the Arts and Healing Network interviews me in the Arts and Healing Network News: Summer 2010. I'm thankful that this experience allowed me to explore my motivations and methods in depth, and I hope others will take something useful from it.

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TWO FREE PUBLIC EVENTS LAST SUMMER YIELD A VIDEO AND NICE PRESS
Thanks to all who participated in two free public events on Friday July 29, and by doing so made it possible for Angie Epifano and me to create this 4-minute video shown at the Berkeley Community Media Summer Shorts Movie Jam: 48 Hour Film Festival.

The events were also covered in this report on Berkeleyside.

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AGAPANTHUS PROJECT
Thanks to all who have made the Agapanthus Project possible. Over fifteen free public Create-With-Agapanthus events were held in Berkeley parks during the summer of 2011. I'm currently accepting donations of gone-to-seed Agapanthus flowers for the project. See all the details, including a photo gallery link, here.

The Agapanthus project is part of the Samavesha Community Program.

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REPORT FROM "ART TO ACTION ON CODORNICES CREEK WITH CHILDREN OF THE URSULA SHERMAN VILLAGE"

The Ursula Sherman Village, a project of Building Opportunities for Self Sufficiency (BOSS)
in West Berkeley, California, provides housing and a comprehensive program for homeless families. With financial support from the Open Circle Foundation, I facilitated three art-with-nature outings along the creek in 2008, and six outings in 2009 and 2010. Photos and a full report are here.

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'Join' the Nature Sculpture Group on Facebook, and 'Like' the Nature Sculpture Page on Facebook to get the latest event news and share photos and thoughts with other nature sculpture fans.

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Photos from the Create-With-Nature Zone at the HomeSchool Association of California Conference 2009, in Sacramento, CA.

Photos and report from Art to Action on Codornices Creek with Children of the Ursula Sherman Village, Berkeley, CA.

My photos from the July, 2009 Wild Zone with children and teen interns from ACE (Arts, Community, Environment) summer camp at Peralta Hacienda Park in Oakland, CA..

Photos of sculptures made with the public at my recent Open Studio events in Berkeley (scroll to the bottom of the gallery).

Photos from the Earth Day Eve Create-With-Nature Celebration in Downtown Berkeley.

Photos and video from Secrets of Sand Globes Revealed - Free Instructional Workshop and Collaborative Art Installation at Stinson Beach .

My report for Students of Escuela Popular Connect With Nature at Roosevelt Park.

Read this interview on About.com.

Wild Zone established in Santa Clara, CA and then put to good use.

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photo of a toppling rock tower at Stinson Beach, California. 7/27/05.

Afternoon, Stinson Beach, California. Toppled rock tower. 7/27/05.

photo of Zach helping carry a rock. 11/15/07.

Zach helps carry a big rock to be used in a sculpture. 2/28/09. (photo: Roy Gordon)

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