To celebrate World Oceans Day, June 8, PangeaSeed Foundation is pleased to announce the latest print release for our 2019 print project, “In Peril”. Featuring original artwork by supporting ARTivist Dulk (Spain), this limited art print edition highlights the ancient migratory odysseys of vulnerable marine species and the perils caused by human impact these majestic mammals must navigate. On sale now HERE.
“To celebrate World Oceans Day, June 8, I am very excited to release “Legacy” as a print edition, in collaboration with PangeaSeed Foundation, to support their global ARTivism efforts helping to inspire positive action for our oceans.
In 2018 I had the chance to visit the Hawai’i archipelago for the first time and I was very lucky to feel incredible sensations being very close to a humpback whale and her calf off the coast of the Big Island. In late 2018, I had my biggest solo exhibition to date in the USA and I didn’t hesitate to incorporate the theme of marine wildlife into the main painting. The painting pays tribute to the title of the show, “Legacy” so working on this piece has been an emotional experience for me personally.
One year later, my friends at PangeaSeed Foundation, invited me to back to the islands, this time to Maui to paint for a purpose as part of their Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans program. Maui is one of the best places in the world to experience humpback whales in the wild. We were there during the peak of breeding season which was the perfect opportunity to translate the original painting into a large-scale public mural.
“Legacy” represents the eternal migration of a humpback mum and her calf traveling to safer waters and places of refuge. These magnificent mammals camouflage themselves between ecosystems they migrate through while trying to escape possible extinction at the hands of man.” – Dulk