Call for Mail Art

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in Inspired by Dan
Call for Mail Art

Create your masterpiece with your take on ‘Safari as a Way of Life. Can be in any visual medium.

Throwback Thursday

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Dan Eldon Legacy, Exhibits
Throwback Thursday

Does the 1st of every month sneak up on you like your parent’s birthday before you were able to get a card in the mail? It’s understandable. 2014 is flying by and I hate to break it to you my friend, but it’s practically almost May! With so much excitement brewing this year, it seemed […]

A Message in a Bottle

Posted by on Mar 20, 2014 in Twenty Years On
A Message in a Bottle

Picture this: You’re walking along the beach. Your bare feet sink into the cold sand with each step you take.  The waves are crashing and nearly reaching your toes before the water slips back into the vast ocean. Looking down, you start picking up rocks and shells that catch your attention. Looking down the beach, […]

The Journey is the Inspiration: Call for Contributors

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Dan Eldon Legacy, Inspired by Dan
The Journey is the Inspiration: Call for Contributors

Have you been inspired by Dan? I mean, who hasn’t really. Has his story, drawings, or photography stuck with you ever since you first saw them? Does your art or writing reflect Dan’s? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we invite you to send in your memory, story, art, drawings and creations […]

Dan Inspires in Ecuador

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Dan Eldon Legacy, Inspired by Dan
Dan Inspires in Ecuador

Students at Academia Cotopaxi International School in Quito, Ecuador transformed their personal experiences into visual autobiographies. The pages of Dan’s Journals served as inspiration for the students’ work. The high school artists featured here, Juliana Passos and Sofia Sandoval, were both enthralled by the life and work of Dan, particularly his unrelenting need to put […]

“Dancing”

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in Twenty Years On
“Dancing”

Dan Eldon was always immersed deep within his thick black journals. Whether he was doodling, pasting or writing, Dan processed and pondered life within the pages of his 17 journals that were found after he was killed. Each one gives us a glimpse of his passions and adventures. “It is foolish and hazardous not to […]

Dan Eldon Safari News

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013 in News - Through The Years
Dan Eldon Safari News

“Gauguin in Africa” While Dan Eldon was attending Pasadena Community College in Southern California, he and his roommate Eiji Shimizu birthed the idea to raise money for a relief project for Mozambique’s civil war refugees. After making a pact to do something about it, Dan and Eiji recruited friends to form the Student Transport Aid, […]

Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) – Call for Entries!!

Posted by on Dec 13, 2013 in Dan Eldon Legacy
Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) – Call for Entries!!

SIMA2014 – CALL for ENTRIES! Now in its second year, the Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) is a global documentary and educational impact media competition + showcase honoring members of the independent film and global humanitarian industries. Dedicated to advancing global awareness, social justice, human rights, and humanitarian development, SIMA champions the works of independent […]

Connecting Continents in the Classroom

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in On the Road
Connecting Continents in the Classroom

There are 8,000 miles that separate the state of Michigan and the East African country, Tanzania, but two high school teachers didn’t let the distance keep them from connecting their classrooms. Debbi Bovio, a Rochester Community Schools art teacher, met Nora Graham, a teacher at the International School of Tanganyika through Bovio’s Student Artist Trading Cards website. They decided […]

“In the Heart of Life” Officially Goes on Sale Today!

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in News - Through The Years
“In the Heart of Life” Officially Goes on Sale Today!

You think you know Kathy Eldon? THIS VIDEO WILL SHOCK YOU. IN THE HEART OF LIFE: A Restless Soul, A Search for Meaning, and a Bond that Nothing Could Break Purchase your copy here.

Happy Birthday Dan!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Dan Eldon Legacy
Happy Birthday Dan!

This year, we have decided to celebrate your birthday by granting a very special wish. On Thu, Sep 12, 2013, six days ago, Nora Graham wrote:  Hello from The International School of Tanganyika in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania! My name is Nora Graham and I am a secondary school art teacher here at IST. I […]