Dr. Jean M. Larson founder of Nature Based Therapeutics at the University of Minnesota and the MN Landscape Arboretum created a full online and campus greening of activities to encourage students and the surrounding community to spend 30 days in nature for 30 minutes in October 2015. This program was inspired by David Suzuki first celebrated in Canada.
Lisa Rydin Erickson created daily nature based artwork to accompany quotes and activities that supported time outside for renewal and outdoor enjoyment.
Soren Peterson created the accompanying app that can be found on iTunes.
Strong in the Rain
The beautiful Japanese poem of Kenji Miyazawa, Ame ni mo Makezu is translated by Roger Pulvers and illstrated by Lisa Erickson.
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Lisa Becomes an Artist-In-Residence In Her Own Home
As an artist, illustrator and animator, Lisa’s creative spirit ripples through the household where she lives with her husband, son and daughter. She has always been an artist, and has a long list of accomplishments, but now she is dedicating a period of time to making her art into a business, using the family dining room as her studio.