Dianna Cohen

CEO & Co-founder, Plastic Pollution Coalition

Dianna Cohen, Los Angeles-based multi-media visual artist, painter and curator, is the CEO & co- founder of Plastic Pollution Coalition (A project of Earth Island Institute). PPC, founded in 2009 to address the pervasive problem of plastic pollution, bring together a global alliance of individuals, organizations and businesses working together to stop plastic pollution and its toxic impacts on humans, animals, the ocean and the environment. PPC amplifies and communicates this common message and supports alternatives and solutions to single-use and disposable plastics. Cohen is best known for her two-dimensional and three-dimensional works using sewn recycled plastic bags from small hanging pieces to room-sized installations. Cohen has shown work in solo and group exhibitions at galleries, foundations and museums in the USA, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Africa.