Student Scholar Symposium Abstracts and Posters

Document Type


Publication Date

Spring 5-2-2024

Faculty Advisor(s)

Micol Hebron


This is a horizontal collage with a red background that contains white text on the left side, featuring a snowboarder using a pen as a board. On the right side, there is an image of snow goggles reflecting a mountain engulfed in fire, with lava running down the center. This collage was created to draw attention to the climate crisis we are currently facing. I made a conscious decision regarding certain prominent characteristics of this artwork, which I will explain.

I chose snowboarding as a way to connect the artwork to myself (the artist) because I love snowboarding during the winter. Unfortunately, due to climate change, the winter season has been cut short in the local Big Bear Mountains. Most of the snow has been man-made, resulting in poor ride conditions and damage to the riders and their boards. I chose red as the main color throughout the collage to symbolize the blood on all our hands if we do not make any changes to shift the trajectory of our planet.

The goggles that every snowboarder and skier must use were a perfect way for me to illustrate what I believe these beautiful ski resorts will look like if we do not address this climate crisis. I used an abstract painting that I created last semester as my background.


Presented at the Spring 2024 Student Scholar Symposium at Chapman University.

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