Videos

Port of Los Angeles and SA Recycling destroy Weapons
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15wIJtZADuE

Feather Action: Artist Lin Evola-Smidt, Turning Weapons Into Art
http://youtu.be/bPfcclu7eGQ

Feather Wisdom: Artist Lin Evola’s Message to the Next Generation
http://youtu.be/DEmzxRdNQNU

Small Steps for Big Change, Artist Lin Evola, Art of Peace Charitable Trust
http://youtu.be/DEmzxRdNQNU

Feather Wisdom: Artist Lin Evola, 9/11 Nat’l Memorial Renaissance Peace Angel
http://youtu.be/-FQsSDB-hmE

Lin Evola with her Peace Angel Project at the GBK Rick N’ Royalty Gifting Lounge
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mfc0ynY0qUo&feature=results_main&playnext=1&list=PLBFA3BDD83F243562

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Media Coverage

Artfix Daily, March 24 2016.
http://www.artfixdaily.com/calendar/details/5968-artist-lin-evolas-new-york-peace-angel-monument-to-be-made-from-a/

Swords into Ploughshares: The Peace Angel Project │December 2015
http://www.globalactionpw.org/

International Sculpture Center – re:sculpt – Point of Impact │ December 23, 2015
http://blog.sculpture.org/2015/12/23/point-of-impact/#more-6705

Antonio Vendome Hosts Peace Angels Project Exhibition │ December 17, 2015
http://rew-online.com/2015/12/17/antonio-vendome-hosts-peace-angels-project-exhibition/

Studio Vendome Presents “World on Fire” The Peace Angels Project │December 15, 2015
http://thenewyorkexclusive.com/2015/12/15/studio-vendome-presents-world-on-fire-the-peace-angels-project/

Photo Flash: ‘World on Fire’ The Peace Angels Project Exhibition Opens at Studio Vendome │December 15, 2015
http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwart/article/Photo-Flash-World-on-Fire-The-Peace-Angels-Project-Exhibition-Opens-at-Studio-Vendome-20151215

Lin Evola “The Peace Angels Project: World On Fire”│December 11, 2015
http://www.nyartbeat.com/event/2015/9C8F

Your Weekend Starts Now │ December 10, 2015
http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/arts/2015/12/10/your-weekend-starts-now-12-10-15.html

World on Fire – The Peace Angels Project │ December 7, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/world-on-fire-the-peace-a_b_8723984.html

Recycle Nation | April 14, 2015
http://recyclenation.com/2015/04/recycling-artist-spotlight-lin-evola-smidt-and-peace-angels

All Eyes on Los Angeles | Posted October 5, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/all-eyes-on-los-angeles_b_5935892.html

Visualizing Peace: The Peace Angels Project | Posted December 6, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/visualizing-peace_b_4388647.html>http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/visualizing-peace_b_4388647.html

Peace Signs Created Including Nuclear Stainless Core Metal From Decommissioned Nuclear Missiles | Posted October 21, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/peace-signs-created-inclu_b_4125741.html

Angel of Peace Award Granted for Extreme Good | Posted October 12, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/angel-of-peace-award-gran_b_4089920.html

Amazon Art – reverie arts – Peace Angels Project | Posted August 31, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/amazon-art-reverie-arts-p_b_3849579.html

The Phoenix Rises | Posted May 5, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/the-phoenix-rises_b_3300076.html

A Historic Arms Trade Treaty Adopted — A Step Toward Potential Peace | Posted April 2, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobileweb/lin-evola/a-historic-arms-trade-trea_b_3001503.html

Black on Black| Posted December 22, 2012
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/black-on-black_b_2352284.html

Arms Trade Treaty — Higher, Faster, Stronger | Posted August 21, 2012
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/arms-trade-treaty-higher-_b_1818294.html

The Arms Trade Treaty — Progress in the Balance of Protection and Peace | Posted July 23, 2012
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/the-arms-trade-treaty-pro_b_1690333.html

The Arms Trade Treaty — Progress in the Balance of Protection and Peace | Posted July 20, 2012
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/the-arms-trade-treaty-pro_b_1690333.html

Arms Trade Treaty: 193 Voices | Posted July 13, 2012
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/arms-trade-treaty-193-voi_b_1671923.html

A Historic Arms Trade Treaty| Posted July 6, 2012
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/a-historic-arms-trade-treaty_b_1654320.html

Welcome to the Peace Angels Project | Posted June 13, 2012
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lin-evola/peace-angels-project_b_1591700.html

‘A Peace Angel for San Pedro?; the idea of placing a Peace Angel, comparable to the size of the Statue of Liberty, is being discussed. DAILY BREEZE.com – December 19, 2011
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_19580290

On Central News.Org – October 6, 2011
http://www.oncentral.org/news/2011/10/06/anti-violence-advocates-turn-guns-awards/

Peartheapple.blogspot.com – October 1, 2011
http://peartheapple.blogspot.com/2011/10/surrender-artist-lin-evolas-flight-of.html

Peace Homies – LA Weekly – September 15, 2011
http://blogs.laweekly.com/informer/2011/09/angel_of_peace_homies_unidos_a.php

Laist.com/news – September 14, 2011
http://laist.com/2011/09/14/city_of_angels_melts_guns_into_angels.php#photo-1

Good is – into ART – September 9, 2011
http://www.good.is/post/in-los-angeles-transforming-guns-into-art/

Provisions Library – July 5, 2011
http://provisionslibrary.com/?p=10891

HUFFINGTON POST.com – July 1, 2011
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-wiener-and-linda-digusta/surrender-artist-lin-evola_b_887688.html – ‘Surrender – Artist Lin Evola’s Flight of Angels’.

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS – June 8, 2011 ‘Guns taken off city streets by NYPD to be turned into inspirational art’.

Nydailynews.com – June 8, 2011
http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011-06-08/local/29651278_1_lin-evola-recycling-yard-guns

http://blogs.villagevoice.com/runninscared/2011/06/lin_evola_gun_peace_angel_statue_nypd.php
Village Voice – June 8, 2011

The Wall Street Journal – June 8, 2011
http://onespot.wsj.com/nyc-news/2011/06/08/aee0c/scrapped-guns-will-be-turned-into-art

NYdailynews.com – June 8, 2011
http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011-06-08/local/29651278_1_lin-evola-recycling-yard-guns

Local TV broadcasts – June 7, 2011; ABC, NBC, FOX, News 12 and NY1 covered the Weapons Crushing Event at Sims Metal Management.

Associated Press – June 7, 2011; ‘NJ recycling center to change guns into art’; the AP article received widespread online coverage in NJ/NY.

NY POST – June 7, 2011; ‘Melted-down guns to become angel of peace’.

http://www.ktvb.com/news/national/123375673.html
Ktvb.com – June 7, 2011

Koaa.com/news/– June 7, 2011
http://www.koaa.com/news/nj-recycling-center-to-melt-guns-into-art/

niuzer.com/US – June 7, 2011
http://www.niuzer.com/US/NJ-recycling-center-to-melt-guns-into-art-5185882.html

WASHINGTONPOST.com – June 7, 2011; ‘NJ recycling center to scrap guns for use in Peace Angel statue that will be donated to NYPD’.

WPIX.com – June 7, 2011; ‘More Than 800 Illegal Guns To Form NYC Statue’

CBS NEW YORK.com – June 7, 2011; ‘Jersey City Recycling Center To Melt Guns’

NJ.com – June 7, 2011; ‘Jersey City metals firm to melt confiscated firearms into a Peace Angel for NYPD headquarters’.

KXnet.com – June 7, 2011; ‘NJ recycling center to melt guns into art’.

IMPOMAG.com – June 7, 2011; ‘NJ Recycler To Turn 900 Illegal Guns Into Art’.

Hugitforward.com – 2011
http://blog.hugitforward.com/2011/09/los-angeles-transforming-guns-art/

NBCLOSANGELES.COM – November 16, 2010; This highly respected KNBC station interviewed Lin Evola at the SA Recycling Center where she stood with law enforcement to transform illegal weapons into beautiful Peace Angels. One of her Peace Angel sculptures stood next to the donated weapons.

L.A TIMES – November 15, 2010; Pictures in the News: Online photo and paragraph of Sheriff’s Deputies guarding confiscated weapons seized by the L.A. Police Department and Sheriff’s Department.

CBS RADIO-KNX1070 – November 15, 2010; L.A Sheriff Leroy Baca and L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck were present at destruction of weapons at SA Recycling Center. The weapons will be made into Peace Angels.

DAILY BREEZE.COM – November 15, 2010; Sheriff Leroy Baca and Police Chief Charlie Beck were on hand, along with other dignitaries, to memorialize the passing of 3,469 pounds of seized weapons to the Art of Peace Charitable Trust, led by Lin Evola. PRESS-TELEGRAM – November 15, 2010; A leading source for news in Southern California, this newspaper interviewed Lin Evola at the SA Recycling Center where guns were being crushed and donated by law enforcement to the Art of Peace Charitable Trust.

UNIVISION RADIO – November 15, 2010; The largest Spanish-language radio broadcaster in the United States, this station ran a six-minute informational broadcast about the event at SA Recycling Center in the Los Angeles area where weapons were being crushed and then donated to artist Lin Evola, founder of the Art of Peace Charitable Trust.

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR – December 18, 2008; This critically acclaimed investigative national publication wrote an in-depth feature on the Art of Peace Charitable Trust. The article included various large images of Lin Evola in the WTC area and her artwork.

NEW YORK OBSERVER – October 15, 2008; This highly respected New York publication interviewed Lin Evola for its philanthropy issue. The article included a large image of Evola’s Peace Angel.

BLOOMBERG RADIO – August 27, 2008; This nationally syndicated radio program invited Lin Evola as a guest to discuss the Art of Peace Charitable Trust and its launch event at the United Nations on September 11, 2008. The interview ran for about 15 minutes. The station aired the interview on August 27th and later posted an MP3 on its website.

BLOOMBERG WIRE – September 30, 2008; This widely read newswire interviewed Lin Evola about her plight and the mission of the Art of Peace Charitable Trust. It also recapped highlights of the AOPCT’s launch event at the United Nations on September 11.

PHILANTHROPY JOURNAL – September 30, 2008; This popular philanthropy trade publication included an announcement of the launch of Art of Peace Charitable Trust.

NON PROFIT TIMES – November 1, 2008; This widely read philanthropy trade publication profiled the Art of Peace Charitable Trust and its mission. The article included a large image of the New York Renaissance Peace Angel and two smaller images of Lin Evola working on the sculpture.

YAHOO! CHINA – September 18, 2008; One of the largest search engines in China included an interview with Lin Evola where she discussed the launch of the Art of Peace Charitable Trust and its mission. CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY (TAIWAN) – September 18, 2008; This international Taiwanese news agency interviewed Lin Evola about her plight and the Art of Peace Charitable Trust mission. It also included highlights of the AOPCT launch event at the United Nations on September 11, 2008.

THE CHINA PRESS – September 14, 2008; The largest Chinese newspaper in New York City profiled the Art of Peace Charitable Trust and interview Lin Evola about her plight. The article included a large image of D.A. Morgenthau, Lin Evola, John Catsimatidis, and United Nations High Representative of Disarmament Sergio Duarte.

YAM NEWS – September 18, 2008; The second largest news search engine in China included an interview with Lin Evola where she discusses the Art of Peace Charitable Trust’s mission to its news site.

Press Releases/Collateral First Confiscated Weapons to be Melted in March 2009 – The press release announced the Trust plans to melt down the first confiscated weapons in March. The metal from the weapons will be then used to create the New York City Peace Monument. The release was distributed on January 26, 2009.

AOPCT Launch September 11, 2008 – The press release announced the launch of the Art of Peace Charitable Trust. The release was distributed on September 4, 2008.

Television

New York City: Channel 7 Interview of Lin Evola 2008
National and International CNN 1997, 1998 – present
Johannesburg Channel 1 2002
Johannesburg eTelevision 2 2002
Sarajevo television 2002
NYC WPIX-TV, Channel 11 October 18 – Story on arrival of the Peace Angel 2001
NYC 1 NEWS October 18 – Story on arrival of the Peace Angel 2001
NYC WPXN-TV, Channel 31 October 18 – Story on arrival of the Peace Angel 2001
NYC WNBC-TV, Channel 4 October 18 – Story on arrival of the Peace Angel 2001
NYC WNBC-TV, Channel 4 October 18 – Story on arrival of the Peace Angel 2001
Los Angeles, CA Channels: 2, 4,5,7,11,13 1997
San Francisco, CA, Channel 23 1997

 

Print: Magazines and Newspapers

Sarajevo: Dvevni Avaz, Oslobodenje, Jutarnje 2002
Johannesburg: Mail and Guardian 2002
NYC BLACK TIE INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE, Autumn Edition 2002
NYC BLACK TIE INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE, Spring Edition 2002
NYC BLACK TIE INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE, Winter Edition 2001
NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, Feature story on Lin Evola at her home 2001
NYC DAILY NEWS, October 21, article on arrival of the Peace Angel 2001
New Jersey: Star Ledger 2001
San Francisco: Sculpture Arts Magazine 2000
Los Angeles: LA Times, LA Daily News, Santa Monica Evening Outlook 1997
Los Angeles: Venice Magazine 1994
San Francisco: Artworks Magazine 1993
San Francisco: High Performance 1978