Andrea Heidinger, Salt Lake City, Utah : an interview by Rob DeBirk

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Title Andrea Heidinger, Salt Lake City, Utah : an interview by Rob DeBirk
Alternative Title No.551 Andrea Heidinger
Creator Heidinger, Andrea
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; DeBirk, Rob (Robert William), 1979-
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2007-08-04
Collection Number and Name ACCN 0814 Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
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Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States,
Subject Heidinger, Andrea--Interviews; Environmentalists--Biography
Description Transcript (41 pages) of interview of Andrea Heidinger by Rob DeBirk, on August 4, 2007
Abstract Andrea was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania but spent her childhood in Salt Lake City, Utah. In high school she was aware of the poor air quality in the valley and started to bike to school, "Inversions are natural, but what the inversions trapped, the smog and pollution, was not." Her classes and teachers at Judge Memorial High School were instrumental in her environmental mindset. She has worked for both the Parks Service and the Forest Service at the Grand Canyon. Andrea is very knowledgeable about multiuse issues and working with various shareholders in public lands. She went to graduate school for art at the University of Idaho and decided then that she is a post-consumer artifacts artist, meaning nothing was thrown away. She believes that art should be assessable and benign to the environment, there's a lot of waste that comes out of art. She started teaching environmental education at Red Butte Garden and has been incorporating that into her art. Andrea and her husband also started the Eat Local Challenge here in Utah. Currently she is working at the Green Building Center, the host of a lot of workshops for the layperson on green living. Utah Environmental Oral History Project. Interviewer: Rob DeBirk
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
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Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s6f496hj
Topic Environmentalists
Setname uum_elc
ID 798722
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