Big Muskie Dragline
8x10" image on 8.5x11" paper
Archival inkjet print
Coal River Mountain Watch (CRMW) is a grassroots non-profit organization founded in response to the fear and frustration of people living near or downstream from huge mountaintop removal sites. The mission of CRMW is to stop the destruction of communities and the environment caused by mountaintop removal mining, and to improve the quality of life and help rebuild sustainable communities in southern West Virginia.
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Daniel Shea is an artist based in Chicago. His long-term photographic work about the coal industry, Plume and Removing Mountains, have been shown extensively, including solo shows at Berea College in 2010 and in Switzerland in 2011. His sculpture-based works were recently presented at Acre Projects in December 2010 and MDW and Next art fairs in Chicago in 2011. His work can be found in numerous private and public collections, including the Museum of Contemporary Photography. Daniel splits his time between working on the road or in the studio, getting his MFA, teaching through various community arts initiatives at Columbia College Chicago, and shooting for publications including Dwell, TIME, Monocle, W Magazine, and Bloomberg Businessweek.