Energy Innovation by Samantha Yost

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Artist Statement

"As a professional in the green building industry, it's great to see the steps that many communities and cities are taking to both lower energy use and to generate more electricity from renewable sources. Most often, I find that although large-scale, "sexy" projects get all of the attention, it's the work of ordinary people in ordinary jobs quietly working to change building codes or invent new ways to build that reduce energy loss that are the real, unsung heros of the environmental movement." - Samantha Yost

Samantha Yost is a graphic designer and founder of Terra Cognita, a design studio that serves primarily green building and sustainability organizations. She has a masters degree in Environmental Studies and is passionate about empowering organizations that do good to get their message out to the people who need to hear it.

About What Makes America Great

What Makes America Great is a collection of designs celebrating the things that our artists believe make America truly great. Proceeds support DreamCorps, a social justice accelerator founded by Van Jones that advances economic, environmental, and criminal justice solutions.

About our Prints

Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.