Project Holocene is an international art exhibit created by artist Russ Ronat. The project features large expressive drawings that capture the fragility and beauty of many species of animals. A wide variety of endangered insects, birds, reptiles, aquatic creatures and mammals are represented in the project.
It is the goal of the project to use art as a tool to bring understanding to conservation issues. The drawings and paintings are presented with the scientific information on each species.
Combining art with the science creates a captivating display. Art has a unique role in building empathy and encouraging an understanding of the necessity of conservation.
The exhibition aims to inspire compassion for the protection and flourishing of biodiversity.