Ashley Marie Mazanec is an eco musician and founding director of EcoArts Foundation. A performer since early childhood and recording since 2003, her music spans topics from drought to PTSD to climate change, always with an emphasis on compassion as a solution. Her creative work in eco entertainment has brought her to speak at festivals, universities, and businesses.
The event series and podcast named after her 2016 album Let's Talk About the Weather showcases a fusion of scientific, professional, and artistic flair meant to entertain and inspire. Ashley's work can be heard on LA Talk Radio and in corporate stores such as T.J. Maxx, Hershey's and Abercrombie Kids. You can catch her live solo and with her progressive rock band The Altruists, hosting eco art events, and performing for groups such as The San Diego Green Building Council, International Rescue Committee and Surfrider. A partner and affiliated artist at the Climate Science Alliance, her work bridges the gap between the major environmental challenges of our time and the human condition.