A character profile on Lonnie Holley, an artist based out of Atlanta, GA, with strong environmental messages.
Lonnie Holley on art and the environment
Lonnie Holley is an environmentally centered artist and musician. He was born one of 27 children in Birmingham, Alabama, and started to do art as a form of remembrance for fallen family members. His career always has had a consistent and fervent tone of seeing human impacts on the environment in our everyday lives. Since 1978, Lonnie has been interacting with recycled items and has been inspiring others to see the realities of our waste and man-made subversion to the planet.