‘Ernst’ The Future Plankton

  ‘Ernst’ the Future Plankton is named after the German artist and scientist Ernst Haeckel published “Art Forms in Nature”  at the turn of the century, when our oceans were healthy and robust. ‘Ernst’ the Future Plankton imagines what a plankton of the future might evolve into to combat the stressors of the today’s ocean. ‘Ernst’ the […]

NEW WORKSHOP! Nov2nd- Dec 14th: Oceanic Art Through the Microscope @ Waterfront Education, Redondo Beach

Radiolarian, Bay Villefranche Sur La Mer.

Title: Oceanic Art Through the Microscope: An Art and Field Study’s class To sign Up GOTO: http://www.waterfronteducation.org/oceanic-art/ Class is Open to Middle Schoolers! To sign up for this class goto: www.waterfronteducation.org Information and Description of Class: Nov 2nd-December 14th  Thursdays 1:30-3:30 Waterfront Education Class Location: Marine Innovation Hub at SEA Lab – 1021 N. Harbor Drive, […]

Eulogy for My Mentor and Friend Dr. Claire Broadbridge August 2nd 1937-Sept 2nd 2017

Above Dr. Claire  Broadridge with her son Stephen in the garden in St.Ann’s Port of Spain Trinidad late 60’s Eulogy for Dr. Claire Broadridge: August 2nd 1937- September 2nd 2017 Dr. Claire Broadridge was a force of nature.   A woman forever on a mission she changed landscapes, buildings and lives. I know this because I […]

Labocine May 2017 Spotlight!

Check out my online interview with Imagine Science Films Director Alexis Gambis on “Lobocine” May 2017 a SciArt global film archive: ” Microscopic Melodramas, A Surrealistic Look at Our Oceans in Peril”. To read article & see films goto: https://www.labocine.com/spotlight/88 Or read article below and see films in “video” section of this website   Interview […]

Long Live the Octopus!

The word Octopus is Greek in origin Octo meaning eight which stands for its arms or tentacles.  So for once and for all the plural of Octopus is Octopuses not Octopie which would be Latin. It is an ancient creature the oldest known fossil dating back 296 million years ago to the Carboniferous Period. They […]

Villefranche Sur La Mer: History, Plankton & Micro-plastic

Villefranche Sur La Mer: This fall I had the wonderful luck to stay in Villefranche Sur la Mer, an ancient coastal town on the Mediterranean right after tourist season ended for a week.  I first learned about Villefranche because of its famous marine biology station where many of the Tara, scientists, engineers and microscopists work.  […]

La Boheme: A Portrait of Our Oceans in Peril

La Boheme: A Portrait of Our Oceans in Peril

La Boheme: A Portrait of Our Oceans in Peril The tragic tale of interspecies love at the dawn of the Anthropocene age. Excerpt from “Labocine” interview May 2017 With La Bohème, the message is perhaps much more direct and personal…where the viewer ventures into a droplet of water on a microscopic scale an acidic winter […]

Futurenatural

Handblown glass orbs in the forest, pond, and on the shore

Futurenatural Series, 2015 According to Haseltine, her Futurenatural Series addresses the need for all of us to reacquaint ourselves with the primordial life force within nature. When harmonious, all organic matter and living matter of the biosphere works in tandem to create a balance and equilibrium.  This work addresses the life force in nature and both imagines and embraces the […]

Supernatural 1 / Supernatural 2

Supernatural 1, hot sculpted glass, rocks install shot 2014

Supernatural 1: rocks, hot-sculpted glass, dimensions variable,  2014 Inspired by the Shinto concept that everything in nature is alive and infused with spirits called Kami “Supernatural” literally visualizes them revealing the spirits of the rocks in this softly psychedelic rendition of a Japanese Rock Garden.  In the Shinto religion this moment of awareness and enlightenment when […]

Rose, microportraits of an Astrangia Peculate coral from Cape Cod

Rose Series: micro portraits of an Astrangia Poculata coral from Cape Cod, MA, 2015 Description: The muse for “Rose” — a Portrait series of extreme close ups of the coral Astrangia poculata — comes from Cape Cod, Massachusetts and is typical of a coral polyp that inhabits the mid-Atlantic. Considered a coral “of least concern” […]