Every day is Earth Day - EcoArt Project's spokesperson Susan Rockefeller on Earth Day 2020, announced arts competition and online salons. ecoartproject.org, 2020
EcoArt Project's spokesperson Susan Rockefeller on Earth Day 2020,
She received her undergraduate degree from Hampshire College and her master's degree from New York University. Susan lives in New York City with her husband, David Rockefeller Jr. and her children. She met David while filming in Alaska in 2006 and they were married in 2008.
Rockefeller's films have explored a range of contemporary issues such as ocean acidification and the future of ocean health, PTSD and the use of music to heal, the confluence of race, poverty and illness;and global food sustainability. Her films have aired on HBO, PBS, and the Discovery Channel.
Her 2009 film, Sea Change, received the NOAA 2010 Environmental Hero Award.
Susan sits on the boards of Oceana, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, We Are Family Foundation, and is a member of the Natural Resources Defense Council Global Leadership Council. She also done fundraising work for the South Fork Natural History Museum.
In 2018, Rockefeller was noted in the book, Rescuing Ladybugs by author and animal advocate Jennifer Skiff as “inspiring awareness” and “mobilizing action across a range of environmental and philanthropic causes as a conservationist and ocean advocate.
In the book, Rockefeller credits a “moment of enlightenment inspired by the pteropod” to her passion in “helping others understand the fragility of our ecosystem.”