November 21, 2018

The “EARTH CRISIS GLOBE” is a mandala designed to provide a unified ornamental structure that evokes floral motifs and harmony with nature. Housed within the mandala’s shields are images that symbolize both threats to nature and urges to respect it. I created this art for the massive EARTH CRISIS GLOBE installation in the Eiffel Tower in 2015 leading up to the COP21 Climate Summit in Paris. The images I placed in the mandala are climate change and environmentally themed graphics I have created in recent years to raise awareness and provoke discussions about the earth’s future. I used colors in the globe design that connect with the blue and green of air, water, vegetation that allow the earth to sustain life. It was exciting to showcase these works in this form, to allow for different experiences for viewers from a distance and up close while living in the heart of the Eiffel Tower. I’m now releasing this ornament replica of that globe, and I hope the “EARTH CRISIS GLOBE” still appeals visually and continues to generate much-needed conversations about the fate of our planet during the holidays and beyond. – Shepard

EARTH CRISIS GLOBE ORNAMENT. 3″ diameter glass ornament. Comes with sticker pack. $22. Available Friday, November 23rd @ 12AM (PDT) on in Store under Collectibles. Max order: 1 per customer/household. Multiple orders will be refunded. International customers are responsible for import fees due upon delivery.