Worlds Peacemakers Hall of Fame (Peace Maker)

Worlds Peacemakers Hall of Fame (Peace Maker)
By Eugene Schiopota

History of Peace:

DAVID AND RENATE JAKUPCA
American Cultural Ambassadors
First Lady of Peace

Builders of the “Worlds Children Peace Monument”  (WCPM) and the “Great American Peace Trail”.  The noted Cleveland  husband and wife team are recognized for their pioneering work in the Environmental Art Movement to help create a more sustainable, equitable and peaceful World in modern times. Through their international advocacy and educational activities promoting from a cultural perspective, the Jakupca’s have contributed to the revitalization of cultural and environmental diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide. In 1987, by founding the International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) at the historic ARK in Berea, they have combined their expertise in ecology, art and culture to really unravel the evolutionary dynamics of humanity. Their original ‘Theory of Iceality on Environmenta Arts’ , is the first fundamental change in developing a Culture of Peace in over 2000 years. The Theory underscores Nature’s view about the integrative universal process of freedom and is the first to connect not only Man, but all Living Things (Human, Plant and Wildlife Kingdoms) to achieving a sustainable global Culture of Peace.

Worlds Peace Maker Hall of Fame (Peacemaker)

World Peacemakers iceality jakupca

World Peacemakers Hall of Fame

Worlds Peace Makers Hall of Fame: The History of Peacemakers
By Eugene Schiopota

World History of Peace

MAHATMA GANDHI

During years of leadership and resistance against the British colonization of the Indian subcontinent, Mahatma Gandhi’s beliefs never wavered on nonviolence. Gandhi’s philosophy on nonviolence was his trademark: “Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.” He stood firm in his beliefs on nonviolent protest (i.e., passive resistance including hunger strikes) and religious tolerance. When Hindus and Muslims committed acts of violence, whether against the ruling British (or against each other), he fasted until the fighting would cease. He was imprisoned many years for treason against the British Crown. Well-versed in yoga and meditation, he used his mind to not only endure, but conquer his imprisonment. Starved for extensive periods of food, drink and human companionship, he learned to stay alive and not give in. The British, in a struggle to hold on to a valuable colony, wanted him to publicly recant his beliefs in the cause of Indian freedom and cease his resistance efforts.

The British finally relented (in 1947), not to a military victory, but over-overwhelmingly to a triumph of the human will. Subsequently with independence, the countries of India and Pakistan were born–with Gandhi emerging as a hero and father of a new Indian Nation.

NELSON MANDELA

Nelson Mandela spent most of his life as a prisoner of the government of White-apartheid South Africa for acts of sabotage and treason (the usual reaction of an occupier to dissent). He often gazed at the ceiling of his cell and imagined tropical islands and women among the paint splotches and cracks. Such things occupied his mind and retained his sanity. Many hunger strikes and silent days blended into a 30-year ordeal of imprisonment. Times changed and the overriding bloodbath of whites vs. blacks never occurred as cooler heads on both sides prevailed. Mandela was released in 1990 and went on to assume the presidency of a new biracial republic. Mandela’s accomplishment of reconciling whites and blacks in one of history’s most cruelly divided nations is a phenomena of almost miraculous success.

MARTIN LUTHER KING

He was not a perfect man or a saint. But when he got behind the podium the World changed. Like Jesus, he brought the poor and disenfranchised the one thing they really needed–HOPE. We knew already that what he said was true–everyone knew deep inside that all races and ethnicity’s were equal in front of man and G-d. He taught us that to sustain racism was to deny our own intelligence, to deny humanity itself. And yes, the government stalked him and called him a communist, but he was a man beyond political systems and the facades of society. The assassin’s bullet could not quiet THE DREAM. But with freedom comes a responsibility to improve society and stamp out hatred. If King were alive today, he would be concerned about our world. How the minorities fight the wars that only the rich benefit from. How the last presidential election went down. The death of the middle class in America. I dreamed of Dr. King and saw tears in his eyes…..

MOHAMED ANWAR EL-SADAT

President of the Arab Republic of Egypt 1970-1981. Sadat was a man of great vision. He laid a foundation for peace in 1977 when he paid a historic visit to Jerusalem; paving the way for Egyptian-Israeli negotiations which culminated in the Camp David framework for peace in the Middle East in 1978. This framework led to the 1979 Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty by the virtue of which Israel withdrew from Sinai to begin the establishment of peace in the region. The two countries then established diplomatic relations in 1982.

Killed by an assassin’s bullet, all can agree that the Middle East and the world need more great leaders like President Mohamed Anwar El- Sadat.

JIMMY CARTER

Jimmy Carter  Thirty-ninth president of the United States, served as president from January 20, 1977 to January 20, 1981. He championed human rights throughout the world. Significant foreign policy accomplishments of his administration included the Panama Canal treaties, the Camp David Accords, the treaty of peace between Egypt and Israel, the SALT II treaty with the Soviet Union, and the establishment of U.S. diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China.
In 1982 he founded The Carter Center. Actively a nonprofit Center that addresses national and international issues of public policy. Carter Center fellows, associates, and staff join with President Carter in efforts to resolve conflict, promote democracy, protect human rights, and prevent disease and other afflictions. President Carter and The Carter Center have engaged in conflict mediation in Ethiopia and Eritrea (1989), North Korea (1994), Liberia (1994), Haiti (1994), Bosnia (1994), Sudan (1995), the Great Lakes region of Africa (1995-96), Sudan and Uganda (1999), and Venezuela (2002-2003). Through the Global 2000 program, the Center advances health and agriculture in the developing world.

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV

In September 1978, Leonard Brezhnev, head of the Soviet Union, made a minor decision that would start a fundamental shift in the history of the world. Brezhnev’s careful compromise in appointing Mikhail Gorbachev to the governing Central Committee would eventually lead to the peaceful break-up of the Soviet Union, ending the Cold War. Gorbachev, unknown at the time, was very different from his “old guard” peers on the Committee. Gorbachev was young, energetic, and an idealist.

The political structure of the Soviet Union was the result of the influence of Joseph Stalin. Stalin took the political system unleashed by the communist revolution of 1917 and turned it into a killing machine built on a political system of socialist conformity. Stalin’s firm hand suppressing the people survived his death. The breakup of the Soviet Union and the release of the Eastern Bloc countries were inevitable–given the economic failure of the Soviet system in the 1970′s and early 80′s. The Soviets had fallen far behind the West in economic development.

Gorbachev had absolute power because he was the supreme leader of the Soviet Union and Communist Party. He had a great desire to reach the common people and have a dialogue with them. He realized that “Perestroika”, the process of change, must be started from above–but the common people must be taught about democracy. Gorbachev went through towns and villages carrying his message of change. He promoted idealists like himself to the higher levels of government. One of these idealists was Boris Yelsin who went on to initiate Russia into democracy and lead the early Russian Republic.

Gorbachev guided the Soviet Union and the release of the Eastern Bloc countries through a bloodless transition from communism to democracy. This massive achievement qualifies Mikhail Gorbachev as one of the greatest peacemakers of the 20th Century.

LECH WALESA

The efforts of Lech Walesa, leader of Polish Solidarity (the early union movement in communist Poland), culminated in the achievement of the “Gdansk Agreement” (ratified October 9, 1980) which prepared the way for the Solidarity movement’s legalization. Walesa accomplished this through leadership, organizational abilities and a series of “illegal” labor strikes. However, the following December, the Solidarity movement was crushed by the communist Polish militia and Walesa (and others from the movement) were imprisoned.

By the tenth anniversary of the “Gdansk Agreement”, Walesa was out of prison and communism in Poland was faltering (as well as in all of Eastern Europe and Russia). Walesa’s primary biographer tributes him as “an epochal figure, who shaped a country’s struggle for sovereignty and freedom, played a central role in the collapse of communism and established the contours of his country’s new vibrant democracy and free market economy.”
Lech Walesa achieved great goals through peaceful ideas.

LEO TOLSTOY

Author of War and Peace, Tolstoy is considered one of histories greatest thinkers on the issue of World Peace. He wrote many articles on the subject of peace — some involve actual letters from soldiers seeking advice. His message to soldiers still rings true: “You are a soldier…you have been brought to ‘pacify’…it has been instilled in you that you are not responsible for the consequences of your shots. But you know that the man who falls bleeding from your shot is killed by you and by no one else…”
Tolstoy believed that “Armies will only be diminished and abolished when people cease to trust governments, and themselves seek salvation from the miseries that oppress them, and seek safety, not by the complicated and delicate [efforts] of diplomats, but in the simple fulfillment of that law binding upon every man, inscribed in all religious teachings, and present in every heart, not to do to others what you wish them not to do to you-above all not to slay your neighbors.” (1896)

DAVID AND RENATE JAKUPCA
American Cultural Ambassadors.

Builders of the “Worlds Children Peace Monument”  (WCPM) and the “Great American Peace Trail”.  The noted Cleveland  husband and wife team are recognized for their pioneering work in the Environmental Art Movement to help create a more sustainable, equitable and peaceful World in modern times. Through their international advocacy and educational activities promoting from a cultural perspective, the Jakupca’s have contributed to the revitalization of cultural and environmental diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide. In 1987, by founding the International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) at the historic ARK in Berea, they have combined their expertise in ecology, art and culture to really unravel the evolutionary dynamics of humanity. Their original ‘Theory of Iceality on Environmenta Arts’ , is the first fundamental change in developing a Culture of Peace in over 2000 years. The Theory underscores Nature’s view about the integrative universal process of freedom and is the first to connect not only Man, but all Living Things (Human, Plant and Wildlife Kingdoms) to achieving a sustainable global Culture of Peace.

MOTHER TERESA

In the early stages of her life, she was fascinated by the stories of missionaries. At the age of 18, she joined the Sisters of Loreto in Calcutta (Now, Kolkata) in order to start the charity works and spread the message of love in the world. Sister Teresa became Mother Teresa on 24th May 1937. She taught from 1931 to 1948.

The condition of the poor people outside the convent school where she was teaching were utterly bad. It, indeed, hurt her very deeply. She understood the need of the hour to help the destitute. With courage and divinity, she had started an open-air school for the slum dwellers of Calcutta. She did not stop with the service of teaching the poor children. She had also taught the adults and gave medical treatments to the ill patients by providing the basic amenities such as hospitals and clinics. She has been better known for starting off “Missionaries of Charity” with her pupils. Shishu Bhavan, establishment of center for AIDS patients and many Homes had also been started for the orphanages. Her service is still being followed in many parts of the world. She is an ideal person to be a good social worker and set as an example to the entire world as the icon of peace and love.
Mother Teresa is one of the greatest human beings of all time! A gift for the poor and destitute. She had received many high profiled awards. Some of them were:

* Padmashree award in 1962
* Nobel Peace Prize in 1979
* Bharat Ratna in 1980
* The Pope John XXIII Peace Prize
* Order of Merit from Queen Elizabeth
* Medal of Freedom

JOHN LENNON

He rests in Strawberry Fields,
A victim of a single madman,
Tied to a single bullet.
He said “give peace a chance,”
But they continued to fight,
And die.
He hated violence,
But in the end it consumed him,
Like the fire of lit match,
To the unwinds of a rope.
But he saw above the eyes of most men,
That war was a waste of time, lives,
And energy.
And an unsettling feeling,
That all war will end,
When the last human,
Takes his final breath…

Peace Carved in Stone,

~ Worlds Children Peace Monument  ~ Peace Carved in Stone is the Universal  Symbol of Living Peace

“Peace Hero’s”Article By Christa Herbert 
Parma, Ohio
Written as part of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Parma Peace Stone on International Peace Day, Sept 21, 2012 at South Park, Parma Ohio.


Reference Links:
National Endowment of the Arts

http://www.arts.gov
Ohio Arts Council
http://www.oac.state.oh.us
International Center for Environmental Arts

http://www.theicea.com 

City of Cleveland
http://www.cleveland-oh.gov

http://www.nobelprize.orghttp://cultureofpeace.org/
http://www.internationalpeaceandconflict.org/
http://www.internationaldayofpeace.org/


City of Parma
http://
www.cityofparma-oh.gov

“We now have th…

“We now have the power to make this World a beautiful place one child at a time. Begin with your own child and watch how that child radiates towards the other Worlds children” says First Lady of Peace Renate Jakupca,

The Science Behind Peace and Global Harmony is the “Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts”  which is the practical study on the aesthetics of the relationship between Humans and their Environment through Arts and Culture, ultimately promoting an effective sustainable global Culture of Peace between all Living Things ~ Human, Plant and Wildlife Kingdoms.

The incorporation of the rights of flora and fauna in a “Universal Peace Equation” is the first major change in achieving a sustainable global Culture Peace on Earth in over 2000 Years.     http://www.theicea.com/page22

American Cultural Ambassadors David and Renate Jakupca Expands Role of Greater Cleveland being the International Center of the Environmental Art Movement

 

 

 

The Famous ARK in Berea:

ARK in Berea – Home of the Environmental Art Movement

In 2012, as part of the 25 Year Iceality Silver Revelation, the Greater Cleveland Area has become recognized as  the Global Home of the Environmental Arts Movement by American Cultural Ambassadors David and Renate Jakupca of the the International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) as a ‘Cultural Industry’, to foster civic identity, cultivate jobs and tourism, and brand Ohio Environmental Arts and Culture District in the Bioregion”

The Global Home of the Environmental Art Movement is the region in Northern Ohio that is noted for its growing concentration of Sustainable Design and Technology Industries. Geographically, the region occupies the same area as the Greater Cleveland Area where it is centered and where most of the companies are located. It is in the northeastern part of Ohio, an area stretching from the south end to Akron-Canton, Lorain in the west and Youngstown in the east.

It is visualized as the home for many of the world’s largest technology corporations, as well as thousands of small start ups working on a sustainable future. The term ICEALITY refers to the region’s original innovator, the International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA), the environmental arts pioneer, but it eventually expands to all sustainable practices, and is now generally used as a metonym for the global cultural of peace sector.

Since 1987, the success of ICEA has spawned a number of other Peace/Environmental Centers throughout the United States and the World, but ICEA continues to make the north coast a leading hub for innovation and development. This question may have occurred to many people’s minds when they came across the term ICEALITY. While its meaning is mostly unknown to them, the revolutionary ideas and developments which have been made in this term affect everyone’s daily life, and it is hard to imagine our modern civilization without them. Greater Cleveland is now recognized as the heartland of the Environmental Peace Industry which is based on the ‘Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts.

Iceality saw the “development to the LEED program, the Worlds Children Peace Monument, Urban Lakefront Development and has generated a lot of information on elements related to climate change, population and human rights.

David Jakupca, Spiritual Father of the Environmental Art Movement, asserts that, “Respect for human and environmental rights and greater understanding between people from different racial and religious backgrounds must be the first goal of society in today’s fast-changing, globalized world.”  The goal is accomplished according to Jakupca, “Is by focusing on the creative process and affirming to the principles of the “Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts”.

The  Theory on Environmental Arts (ICEALITY*) was enthusiastically embraced by the United Nations by 1990 and was featured in many of their World Conferences; 
1- 1992 Earth Summit on the Environment, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  
2- 1993 World Conference on Human Rights, Vienna, Austria 
3- 1994 World Conference on Population and Development, Cairo, Egypt   

4- 1995 World Conference on Women, Beijing, China  
5- 1996 Habitat II- UN Conference on Human Settlements, Istanbul, Turkey 
6- 2000 World’s Fair, Expo2000, Hannover, Germany   
7- 2001 World Conference on Racism, Durban, South Africa 
8- 2002 World Summit on Sustainability, Johannesburg, South Africa  
9- 2003 World Conference on Peace, Verbania, Italy   
10- 2005 World Conference on Peace, Verbania, Italy    
11- 2007 World Peace Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico

The result of this major global public promotion at the United Nations level, is that the Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts is now considered as the cornerstone of the modern sustainable global Environmental Art Movement and this concept is now replicated by artists, architects, urban planners and sustainable organizations throughout the World, reflecting a still growing global audience.

Looking at our over populated society in which Sustainability has become a necessity against Ecocide, the crucial role of Iceality in the Environmental Arts and Design Revolution becomes even more evident.

This also makes Iceality a philosophy meaning that there is hope for Humanity after all, and that improvements in our Society can take place daily. American Cultural Ambassadors David and Renate Jakupca see it as a transformation from the rust belt to a place where, “Economics and Culture combined with leading edge technology and thriving entrepreneurship, financial investors and pioneering organizational styles provide the background for the most profound inquiry ever into the Nature of Peace that will affect our planet’s very evolution for centuries to come.”

They would like to convey the image of ICEALITY as the nucleus of the modern sustainable agenda for saving our Planet, presenting the most important developments of major elements which comprise the future which is the relationship between Humans and their Environment through Design and Culture, ultimately promoting an effective sustainable global Culture of Peace between all Living Things in the Human, Plant and Animal Kingdoms.

Reference Link:
http://www.americantowns.com/oh/cleveland/news/american-cultural-ambassadors-expands-role-of-greater-cleveland-being-the-global-center-of-the-environmental-art-movement-17709950

:http://bereabuzz.blogspot.com/2014/01/american-cultural-ambassadors-david-and.html

 

 

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014

ARK in Berea the Home of the Environmental Art Movement


http://www.weforum.org/node/138273

Related Links:

Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative
http://www.cudc.kent.edu

http://www.clevelandurbandesign.com

Sustainable Cleveland 2019
Eradicating Ecocide Global Initiative
International Center for Environmental Arts

Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art
Cleveland Museum of Art

http://globalsiteplans.com/

Global Home of the Environmental Art Movement is the Historic ARK in Berea

Celebrate North East Ohio being ‘branded’ as the Global Home of the Environmental Arts Movement at the Green Gala 2013 http://www.theoec.org/GreenGala2013
Come to the Ohio’s Environmental Council conservation network at the 2013 Green Gala celebration to honor Ohio’s American Cultural Ambassadors David and Renate Jakupca as environmental heroes and share the successes that they helped us achieve.

Environmental Arts As An Economic Engine For the Region:
In a historic re-unification of the North Coast Community, as part of the Iceality Silver Revelation, North East Ohio Area has been ‘branded’ as the Home of the Environmental Art(s) Movement by the International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) at the famous ARK in Berea as a ‘Cultural Industry’, to foster civic identity, cultivate jobs and tourism, and brand Ohio Environmental Arts and Culture District in the Bioregion.  http://theicea.com/page25

The International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) was founded by David and Renate Jakupca in 1987 to meet the compelling needs of ordinary citizens for access to current, balanced, understandable information about complex global issues.When you look around you can see ICEA has been an overwhelming success.

ICEA was organized into three divisions:  Environmental, Humanities, Arts and Culture, this acts as an umbrella organization of affiliated groups  that support related agendas with the idea of creating a prototype NGO that is easily replicated in other communities, cities, states and countries.
 ICEA’s mission is the Theory of ICEALITY on Environmental Arts, that is to “Assist in understanding of the relationship between Humans and their Environment through Arts and culture  ultimately promoting a sustainable global Culture of Peace between all Living Things (Human, Plant and Animal Kingdoms)”   As the first professional art organization to be solely dedicated to this endeavor, this has made ICEA a leader in the Environmental Arts Movement and a force for socially responsible activity.
ICEA participated in the 1992 EARTH SUMMIT, and in 1993, David and Renate were official UN Observers to the UN Conference on Human Rights in Vienna , Austria. There with the approval of the US delegates, Geraldine Ferraro and President Jimmy Carter, ICEA has been promoting iceality and recycling all major UN World Conferences until they were discontinued in 2007. These recycled conferences and related ICEA exhibits have received international critical acclaim in the environmental arts movement.

Time Magazine Heroes of the planet american cultural ambassadors david renate jakupca iceality

As a visionary providing inspiration for others in the sustainable development of Cleveland, David has been officially designated by The City of Cleveland, Earth Island Institute and other major organizations as the “Spiritual Father of the Environmental Art Movement”. TIME Magazine nominated them for their Millennium Heroes for the Planet,  and in that capacity, several disciples of his work went on to spread the word on The Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts.

The historic ARK in Berea, home of the sustainable global Environmental Arts Movement,  helped inaugurate the green building trend that is now sweeping America.  In 2000, mainly because of their heightened talent to match ability with vision, David and Renate were the ideal avant-guides to help lead the Nation into the next Millennium when they spent six months in Europe at EXPO2000, the World’s Fair in Hannover, Germany as Americas Cultural Ambassadors.
Over the years, ICEA has gained a reputation for excellence based upon a unique library of specialized, current information on global importance and a wide range of imaginative programming and collaborations with other organizations to meet the needs of a broad constituency. With affiliates across the globe, the ICEA supports research, information sharing and effective action promoting a sustainable culture of Peace for All Living Things.

Jakupca’s Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts (ICEALITY*) was enthusiastically embraced by the United Nations and by 1992 was featured in many of their World Conferences;

1- 1992 Earth Summit on the Environment, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2- 1993 World Conference on Human Rights, Vienna, Austria
3- 1994 World Conference on Population and Development, Cairo, Egypt
4- 1995 World Conference on Women, Beijing, China
5- 1996 Habitat II- UN Conference on Human Settlements, Istanbul, Turkey
6- 2000 World’s Fair, Expo2000, Hannover, Germany
7- 2001 World Conference on Racism, Durban, South Africa
8- 2002 World Summit on Sustainability, Johannesburg, South Africa
9- 2003 World Conference on Peace, Verbania, Italy
10- 2005 World Conference on Peace, Verbania, Italy
11- 2007 World Peace Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 The result of this major global public promotion at the United Nations level, is that the Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts is now considered as the cornerstone of the modern sustainable global Environmental Art Movement and this concept is now replicated by artists, architects, urban planners and sustainable organizations throughout the World, reflecting a still growing global audience.  However, it must be noted that not all of Jakupca’s contemporaries did accepted the new theory at once.
Renate Jakupca and Geraldine Ferraro
In 1993 in Vienna, Austria at the World Conference on Human Rights, ICEA,
with the approval of U.S. Delegates, Jimmy Carter and Geraldine Ferraro,
began promoting Iceality and recycling all United Nations’ World Conferences until 2007

BACKGROUND CHECK by Christa Herbert:

  • – The Environmental Arts Movement was professionally organized by the The International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) founded  by David and Renate Jakupca in 1987.
  • — Environmental Art is the true indigenous art form of the greater Cleveland, Ohio area.
  • — The ARK in Berea is the global home to the Environmental Art Movement.
  • — David Jakupca is the recognized leader and the Spiritual Father of the Environmental Art Movement.
  • – The ‘Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts’ is now considered as the cornerstone of the modern sustainable global Environmental Art Movement and the concept is now replicated by urban designers, architects and artists throughout the World.
  • — In 1993 in Vienna, Austria at the World Conference on Human Rights, ICEA, with the approval of U.S. Delegates, Jimmy Carter and Geraldine Ferraro, began recycling and promoting United Nations’ World Conferences until 2007..
  • — Through this partnership with the United Nations, ICEA has influenced a global audience of literally billions of people.
  • – Environmental Art was used by the National Endowment for the Arts as part of their 1997 American Canvas Project that is currently used in all 50 States.
  • – In 2000, David and Renate Jakupca were appointed American Cultural Ambassadors representing the US at EXPO2000, The Worlds Fair held in Hanover, Germany.
  • — Environmental Art is the number one Art Movement in Cleveland, Ohio
  • — Environmental Art is the number one Art Movement in America.
  • — Environmental Art is the number one Art Movement Worldwide.Connected ICEALITY LOGO

    The Science Behind Environmental Arts

    The “Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts” is practical study on the aesthetics of the relationship between Humans and their Environment through Arts and Culture, ultimately promoting an effective sustainable global Culture of Peace between all Living Things ~ Human, Animal and Plant Kingdoms)

    http://bereabuzz.blogspot.com/2013/02/environmental-arts-theory-of-iceality.html

RESEARCH FINDINGS
Results for Comparable Artworks and Artist History of David Jakupca

David Jakupca is an American Philosopher, Ambassador, Artist, Activist and Author. He serves both as an American Cultural Ambassador and Universal Peace Ambassador in International capacities. He is extremely influential through his works, especially as a philosophical advocate and practitioner of the environmental arts methods developing the Sustainable Age revolution.

Jakupca with his wife, Renate, are the co-creators of the ‘Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts’, aligning the vision with real-world social conditions and logistics. This work established and popularized inductive formulas for scientific inquiry, sometimes called the Iceality Method.  His demand for a planned procedure of investigating all things natural marked a new turn in the rhetorical and theoretical framework for the science of aesthetics, much of which surrounds conceptions of proper Environmental Art Methodology today.

Jakupca has been recognized as the ‘Spiritual Father of the Environmental Arts Movement’ and in that capacity, several disciples of his work went on to spread the word on Iceality.   His ideas were influential in the 1990′s among scholars like Jane Alexander, Chairwoman of the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA), who in the ‘AMERICAN CANVAS’ Project frequently adheres to the Method of Iceality approach in its idealistic visions and entrepreneurial inquiries.   Major organizations, in particular, the United Nations, featured his Theory on Iceality in many of their World Conferences. The result of this major global public promotion at the United Nations level is that the Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts is now considered as the cornerstone of the modern sustainable global Environmental Art Movement, and this concept is now replicated by artists, architects, urban planners and sustainable organizations throughout the World, reflecting a still growing global audience.  However, it must be noted that not all of Jakupca’s contemporaries did accept the new theory at once.

David Jakupca is also considered to be the philosophical influence behind the dawning of the millenniums Sustainable Age. In his works, David Jakupca called for a development of avant-garde trilateral symmetry of social systems to align his vision with real-world social conditions and logistics that contend with the problems facing earth’s future. He always proposed that these environment/humanitarian/cultural systems should be done in conjunction with charitable purposes as a matter of healing this planet. Recalling Einstein’s admonition, paraphrased here, that a problem cannot be solved by the same thinking that created the problem in the first place, Jakupca, being ever mindful of the ecospheric integrity, advocated that the Environmental Arts should be practical and have as a holistic purpose the improvement of all living things.
This changed the course of art in history, from a merely contemplative state, as it was found in ancient times, to a practical, inventive modern state  that will, it time, continue to lead to the new Methods of Iceality that will prevent Ecocide and make possible a Sustainable Age, a Culture of Peace for all Living Things in the following centuries.

Although much of these Methods of Iceality proposals will not be established in his lifetime, his legacy was already considered by TIME Magazine, in their 2000 Millennium Edition, as one of their Heroes of the Planet.
Similar to a Cultural District with the historic ARK in Berea as its focal point, the North East Ohio Area where David worked, has been ‘branded’ as the Home of the Environmental Art(s) Movement by the International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) and as ‘Cultural Industry’ will continue to foster civic identity, cultivate tourism, and brand Ohio Environmental Arts and Culture in the Bioregion.

For as one of his profilers, India Keyes commented, Jakupca’s influence in the future world is so important that every person, plant or animal well being may be traced back to him.  It is possible that someone using the Methodology of Iceality may find the cause of cancer, solve the worlds hunger problem or eliminate global warming.

David Jakupca’s philosophy in Art is displayed in his vast and varied art works and writings, which might be divided into the three great branches of the ‘Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts’:

~ Environmental works – in which his ideas for a universal reform of knowledge, scientific method and the improvement of a sustainable state of Peace for all living things is presented.

~ Humanitarian works – in which his reforms in moral philosophy and social practices for Mankind are proposed.

~ Artistic works – in which he presents his original applied aesthetics on art and cultural objet d’arts.

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  ARK in Berea
Mixed Media 1994 Signed Middle Front

A.R.K. stands for – Architektur Recycled Kulturstall.
The historic A.R.K. in Berea is the first structure in Cuyahoga County, Ohio to incorporate sustainable building concepts from the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.  It was hand built in 1994 by David and Renate Jakupca and considered the global home of the Environmental Arts Movement.
Estimated replacement value at $119,000 by the Cuyahoga County Auditor’s Office, its value goes up exponentially when its historical, social and environmental factors are added in.


  People Not Mascots’ Logo
Photo Unavailable
Acrylic on Canvas 22″ x 28″ 1992 Signed Lower Right
Current Owner assumed to be Lake Erie Native American Council (LENAC)

The ‘People Not Mascots’ Logo is meant to be a Native American protest caricature of the Cleveland Indians Baseball team. It was originally painted by David Jakupca, it has drawn criticism from some sportswriters, fans and local businessmen, but gained immediate acceptance among humanitarian, religious groups and Native Americans. It gained international popular attention when it was it exhibited by ICEA at the 1993 UN World Conference on Human Rights held in Vienna, Austria and has become one of the most recognized anti-racists logo’s in existence. It also caused repercussions for the groups connected with the logo and this has been documented in the INTERNECINE MATRIX  http://theicea.com/page21


  The Minstrel Boy
Acrylic on Canvas 30″ x 40″ 1981 Signed Lower Left
Bermuda Maritime Museum


  

 

  The Controllers
Acrylic on Canvas 30″ x 46″ 1979 Signed Lower Right
McKinley Museum


 

bear iceality


  United Steel Workers of America
Mixed Media 2002 Unsigned

David Jakupca, through ICEA, has donated signs, murals, paintings, press releases, etc. for organizations, causes, and people worldwide. This is especially true for Third World Countries at the UN World Conferences.


American Cultural Ambassadors David  Jakupca, Germany’s World’s Fair, EXPO 2000′s ‘Culture on the Move’ . Here he addressed the 140 Nation Assembly of the concept for a permanent universal symbol of renewal and peace on earth for all living inhabitants through the ‘Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts’. This Symbol of Living Peace was the subject sculpture – Worlds Children Peace Monument. (WCPM)  This project was initiated in cooperation with the United Nations 2000 Culture of Peace Program and organized in support of the UN Decade of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.

LINKS:

The Beginning of North East Ohio’s Sustainable Movement can be traced to a rustic community fire pit at the ARK in Berea, Ohio.
http://bereabuzz.blogspot.com/2013/10/beginning-of-north-east-ohios.html How One Family Made

Cleveland (Yes, Cleveland) Cool

http://www.nationaljournal.com/next-economy/solutions-bank/how-one-family-made-cleveland-yes-cleveland-cool-20130801