On the Horizon, a series of photographs and marine debris art pieces have been on exhibit at the Bay Model in Sausalito, California as well as at the Tides Thoreau Center in San Francisco and Carlsbad’s Dove Library. Into the Current is my first large-scale sculpture made from marine plastic.
- It Comes in WavesUpon ReflectionDon’t Look Up…or Down!Balloons are ubiquitous on San Diego County beaches. (I found this one and two more during my walk today.) To help mitigate the problem, a draft ordinance to ban all helium-filled balloon sales was moved forward by the Encinitas Environmental Commission and will be presented to the City Council early in the new year—tentatively scheduled for January 12th. For more information and to sign a petition in support of “lighter than air” balloon bans, please visit the link in my profile and/or keep an eye out for an action alert from Surfrider San Diego.Merry Christmas from San Diego!"I just thought of one thing that's permanent. Love." —Olaf (Frozen II)Happy Winter Solstice!It’s #wrackwreath season!Sharks have been around for 400,000,000 years and have survived several mass extinction events of the past, and now, we must ensure that they live beyond the Anthropocene (human-influenced era). Sharks currently face many threats, including overfishing, poaching, shark finning, and accidental by-catch. They are also being impacted by plastic pollution.Rudolph the Plastic Reindeer ReduxPrehistoric cave art paintings that include hand prints were often created by blowing paint around hands pressed on rocks.It’s closing weekend, friends! I’ll be in the gallery on Friday after work from 4:00-6:00pm and on Saturday from 1:00-5:00pm. Please stop by to see Into the Current!Enjoy Trick-or-Treating along Coast Highway between Oceanside Blvd. and Washington St. tomorrow, Saturday, 10/23 starting at 5:30pm! Be sure to stop by the Hill Street Country Club Gallery at 530 S. Coast Highway to get a treat and to see “Into the Current.” Don’t miss Sonora Refillery, my favorite refill shop, and other neighborhood businesses for more Halloween treats. Then, come back on Sunday for Family Fun Day (info below).Let’s Talk Tiny: A Virtual Discussion About Microplastics