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Born Justin Brice Guariglia, 1974, New Jersey, USA


Artist known for his work on ecological issues. 

Lives and works in New York City. 



1997 (BA) Wake Forest University, North Carolina, USA

1996 Capital Normal University, Beijing, China

1995 Casa Artom, Venice, Italy




HUMAN KIND NESS, Pratt University, Brooklyn, NY 

REDUCE SPEED NOW!, Somerset House, London, UK

WE ARE THE ASTEROID III, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA

Earth Works: Mapping the Anthropocene, USC Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA


We Are The Asteroid II, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, USA

Climate Signals: Engaging New York City in the Climate Conversation, The Climate Museum, New York City, NY, USA

Like a Thief in the Night: Justin Brice Guariglia, Maruani Mercier Gallery, Knokke, Belgium

Landscapes: Justin Brice Guariglia, Art Brussels, Maruani Mercier Gallery, Brussels, Belgium


Earth Works: Mapping the Anthropocene, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL,  USA

Phenomena ad Noumena, Telluride Gallery of Fine Art, Telluride, CO, USA

Intervention: After Ice, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Intervention: After Ice, New York City, NY, USA

After Nature, TwoThirtyOne Projects, New York City, NY, USA

Field Notes: Omega Block I, Russo Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA


Topographies of the Anthropocene, Lincoln Center Global Exchange, New York City, NY, USA


Planet Shanghai, Chobi Mela V, Festival of Photography, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Shaolin, Aperture Foundation/Utah Valley University Woodbury Museum, Orem, UT, USA


Shaolin, Aperture Foundation/National Geographic Museum, Washington, D.C., USA

Shaolin, Aperture Foundation/Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, USA


Qi, Amelia Johnson Contemporary Gallery, Hong Kong

Qi, Gallery 339, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Qi, The Aperture Foundation Gallery & The Rubin Museum, New York City, NY, USA



Mare Nostrum, 58th Venice Biennale, Official Collateral Event, Venice, Italy

Imagine Climate: Artists on Climate Change, Anderson Ranch, CO, USA 

iBiennale, Honolulu, HI, USA

2.7°, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

Ghisla Art Collection Foundation, Locarno, Switzerland


For Freedoms, 50 States Initiative Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK, USA, Oklahoma City, OK, USA Los Angeles, CA, USA

Indicators: Artists on Climate Change, Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, NY, USA

Expo Chicago, Maruani Mercier Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA


Wisdom & Nature, Le Ciel Foundation
Phillips New York City, NY, USA; Phillips Paris, France; Phillips London, UK


For Freedoms, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY, USA

Summer Group Show, 1 Grand Army Plaza, New York City, NY, USA


2017 After Ice, app launched for Earth Day, 2017

2016 Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) mission with NASA/Jet Propulsion Lab

2015 Operation Ice Bridge (OIB) mission with NASA/Goddard


2021 Distinguished Climate Fellow and Special Envoy to the Ecological Crisis Pratt School of Architecture and Urban Design

2021 Senior Fellow, and Artist-in-Residence, Woodwell Climate Research Center, Falmouth, MA, USA

2019 Shortlisted, COAL Prize, COAL, Paris, FR

2019 Finalist, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), New York City, NY, USA

2018-2021 Artist-in-Residence, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK, USA

2018-2020 Fellow, Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, MA, USA

2017 Fellow, Howard Foundation, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

2017 Recipient, National Endowment for the Arts, USA



ArtNet News, Naomi Rea, "How Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Inspired the Art World to Address the Biggest Problem Facing Humanity", September 16

State of the Planet, Guest Blogger, "Mixing Art and Environmental Science to Catalyze Social Change", May 10

Justin Brice Guariglia with Phong Bui, Phong Bui, The Brooklyn Rail, April 3

Climate Signs, Emily Raboteau, The New York Review, February 1


Ask a Scientist: How to Deal with a Climate-Change Skeptic, Carolyn Kormann,  The New Yorker, November 17

Art and the Environment: Museums Adjust to a New Climate, Greg Morrison, Sotheby’s Museum Network, November 9

When Art Mimics Highway Signage, Courtney Lindwall, Onearth from the National Resources Defense Council, October 9

Public Art with a Goal: Spur Climate Conversations, Devi Lockwood, Yale Climate Connections, October 4

Justin Brice Guariglia Hopes His Expo Chicago Installation We Are The Asteroid II Will Raise Eco-Awareness, Marissa De La Cerda, Chicago Reader, September 25

This Artist Is Raising Environmental Awareness All Across New York, Colleen Curry, Galerie Magazine, September 10

Signs of Climate Change Pop Up in New York — Really, Erin Blakemore, The  Washington Post, September 9

‘Art Can Play a Valuable Role’: Climate Change Installations Appear in New York, Oliver Milman, The Guardian, September 4

Climate Museum Sends Distress Signals to Stimulate Discussion, Laura van Straaten, The New York Times, August 30

What Will Art Look Like in 100 Years?  We Asked 16 Contemporary Artists to Predict the Future, Artnet News, June 12

Art, Theory and Practice in the Anthropocene, Vernon Press, Essay

Artists on Climate Change: The Exhibition Tackling a Global Crisis, Nadja Sayej, The Guardian, May 30

Artists Show Their Power to Effect Change, Ben Luke, The Art Newspaper, May 28

Artists Deliver Climate-Change Message That Time Is Running Out, Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, May 28

The End of Nature at Storm King Art Center, Carl Swanson, New York Magazine/Vulture, May 26

Climate Change Think Tank, Alaska Museum, and Artist Launch Collaboration to Tell Story of Thawing Permafrost, Woods Hole Research Center, Anchorage Museum of Art, May 25

A Right or a Privilege? Artists Speak Out on the Met Policy, Laura van Straaten, The New York Times, March 1

Artist Ai Weiwei’s Journey Following Refugees Takes Him to Puerto Rico, Laura van Straaten, NBC News, February 25


As Waters Rise, Artists Answer a Call to Action, Ben Luke, The Art Newspaper, December 8

Justin Guariglia (’97): Beyond Photography, Maria Henson, Wake Forest University Alumni Magazine, October 9

Climate-Change Art Exhibit Was Almost Swallowed by Hurricane Irma, Erin Blakemore, The Washington Post, September 23

These Are the Faces of Art Activism Today, Guest Editor: Pharrell Williams; Written by Laura van Straaten, Departures, September 19

The Iceman Cometh: Guariglia Flies with NASA To Make Eco-Art, Carol Strickland, Art in America, September 12 

Coming Soon To Mar-A-Lago: These Giant Artworks About Climate Change, Eillie Anzilotti, Fast Company, September 1

A Man on a Eco-Mission in Mixed Media, Ted Loos, The New York Times, August 29

Justin Brice Guariglia’s Powerful Photos of Melting Glaciers, Alina Cohen, Galerie, August 26

This Artist Turns Aerial Photography Into Prints That’ll Last Forever, Elizabeth Stinson, Wired, August 28

This Artist’s New Landscape Studies Are of Melting Glaciers, Kyle Chayka, The Verge, August 22

Images of Melting Glaciers Head to Backyard of Trump’s Florida Home, Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, July 12

Land Art, Julia Halperin, Cultured Magazine, July 1, 2017

An Artist Finds Inspiration For His Art in Science, Ellie Kincaid, The Wall Street Journal, May 5

On Earth Day, One Artist Launches a Secret Project to Show What New York Will Look Like Underwater, Julia Halperin, Artnet, April 22

A Guide to Museums Getting Political This Year, Jane L. Levere, The New York Times, March 13

The Visceral Climate Experience, Sonja van Renssen, Nature Climate Change, March, 2017

Artist Teams Up with NASA on Climate Education, Sara Peach, Yale Climate Connections, January 24


Artist Justin Brice Guariglia Works With NASA To Raise Awareness of Rising Sea Levels, Julia Travers, SciArt Magazine, November 18

Above the Ice, an Artist Goes Deep, Chau Tu, Science Friday, October 19

The Melting Ice Sheet, The Artist, And The Space Agency, Jessica Leber, Fast Coexist, October 12

Art and Science Meld as NASA Announces a New Artist Collaboration, Hilarie M. Sheets, The New York Times, September 16

NASA’s New Artist Has An Amazing Climate Change Tattoo, Jessica Leber, Fast Coexist, September 16



Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lectures, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, USA

WE ARE THE ASTEROID, Talk with Timothy Morton, Pratt Institute, New York City, NY, USA

The Role of Art in the Environmental Crisis Symposium, Christies, New York City, NY, USA

Photo+Sphere, Keynote Speaker, Black Mountain College, Asheville, NC, USA

Sunrise Movement, Green New Deal talk, New York City, NY, USA


The State(s) We’re In: A New Age of Transatlantic Relations, Deutsches Haus at NYU, New York City, NY, USA

Reckoning with the Climate Crisis, New York Review of Books, New York City, NY, USA 

Earth Works Symposium, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, USA

Action Through Art, The Explorer’s Club, New York City, NY, USA

Artist talk, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, USA

AR in Action Industry Summit, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA, USA

Polar Opposites: A Brown Arts Initiative Symposium on Art & Environment, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA


Can Art Inspired by Science Change the World?, Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, MA, USA

World Science Festival, New York City, NY, USA

Global Wellness Summit, The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL, USA

The New Normal, Telluride Gallery of Fine Art, Telluride, CO, USA

Science & Climate Change March, Dupont Underground, Washington, D.C., USA

EcoArt Project Salon Series: Greenland’s Melting Glaciers, TwoThirtyOne Projects, New York City, NY, USA


Year Four Labs: Future Textiles, Parsons School of Design, New York City, NY, USA

SXSL, The White House, Washington, D.C., USA

The Astronaut and the Artist, Lincoln Center Global Exchange, New York City, NY, USA

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