Hope Spots
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Hope Spots
2015 – present (ongoing series)
Glazed stoneware + porcelain
17 x 16.5 x 11.5 inches
 
From the artist:
 
As her 2009 TED Prize wish, Dr. Sylvia Earle – National Geographic Explorer in Residence and Time Magazine’s first “Hero for the Planet” – stated, “I wish you would use all means at your disposal… to ignite public support for a global network of marine protected areas, Hope Spots large enough to save and restore the ocean, the blue heart of the planet." I have admired Dr. Earle’s work since my first high school marine biology class. As an artist with a background in marine conservation biology, I believe that art has the unique ability to translate scientific concepts, bring environmental issues to the surface and inspire conservation. Hope Spots is a series of sculptural vignettes – each an idealized representation of one of the most vital marine ecosystems on Earth as identified by Dr. Earle. Learn more about Hope Spots at MissionBlue.org.
 
All photos © Courtney Mattison
Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone V (2015)
Coral Triangle II (2015)
Bahamian Reefs II (2015)
Chagos Archipelago II (2015)
Coral Sea II (2015)
Micronesian Islands II (2015)
Sargasso Sea II (2015)
Outer Seychelles II (2015)
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Hope Spots

Hope Spots is a series of sculptural vignettes – each an idealized representation of one of the most vital marine ecosystems on Earth as identifi Read more
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