A collaborative project with more than
7 scientists and 7 artists working as a team,
plus contributions from a growing worldwide community
to promote Ocean Awareness & Stewardship.
It was started thanks to the efforts of
San Diego Visual Arts Network & Team Leader Kira Carrillo Corser
Sea Changes:Act Learn to make a difference Be part of the solution Get involved!
Oceanside Museum of Art
NOAA's Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center
April 12 to August 4, 2014
Opening reception: Sat. April 12, 6-8 pm
April 27, Earth Day Festival, 1-5pm Interactive Art Project
June 3, 7- 8:30pm, DNA of Creativity PechaKucha Lecture
Sea Changes: Act, Urban Succession, PolyAesthetic Mapping: The Muses (PAMM) and View Art Now
Sea Changes ACT is a project to promote understanding and conservation relating to plastic pollution, sustainable fishing, and climate change.
Special thanks for Support to:The Arts Council for Monterey County, the DNA of Creativity Grant/San Diego Arts Network, the Oceanside Museum of Art, the Museum of Monterey, and Sea Changes ACT Team members
Sanctuary Exploration Center
35 Pacific Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
And the Jellies Roll on! June - September 2014
Thank you to Lisa & Chris from NOAA Santa Cruz!
Hours: Open Wednesday through Sunday, 10am - 5pm
(Closed Monday and Tuesday)
Call for holiday hours or more information: (831) 421-9993
Celebrate World Ocean Day - June 8th
Museum of Monterey
"Plastics, like diamonds, are forever. One of the most serious threats to our oceans is plastics pollution. Plastic constitutes approximately 90% of all trash floating on the ocean's surface, with 46,000 pieces of plastic per square mile..."
- Disney Nature OCEANS
"Global fish stocks are exploited or depleted to such an extend that without
urgent measures we may be the last generation to catch food from the oceans..."
- BBC, Sept. 21, 2012
"One of the most important threats facing coral reefs on a global scale is a big one: climate change..."
- National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
What is Killing Coral Reefs?
Can Fishing be Sustainable?
Too Much Plastic?
Threatened Sea Life?
Lesson Plans, EBook, School Activities?
Visit us on facebook!
Support us: Donate your time, become a sponsor, or purchase artwork!
All participants are volunteering much of their
time, planning exhibitions, action events and
online activities promoting creative solutions
and civic action.
Special Thanks to the San Diego Visual Arts Network for giving us seed money with The DNA of Creativity Grant 2012.
"DNA of Creativity is comprised of four separate projects involving 40 collaborating artists, scientists and educators in effort to promote new ways of viewing the world and enhance the viewer’s perception of creativity. On display at the Oceanside Museum of Art through August 4, this diverse exhibition is the culmination of a multifaceted project initiated by the San Diego Visual Arts Network in 2011."
- Kay Colvin, www.thecoastnews.com
Help the oceans - This is a three year project starting in San Diego, with state and national plans to travel it. You can help! Contact us!
PAMM - PolyAesthetic Mapping: The Muses
Ways to think about the collaborations that artists and scientist experience.
Understanding the mechanics of aesthetics and its interplay within
Art, Culture & Science
in urban settings.
SD View Art Now
A smart phone app to
locate SD events.
"Fish Tales!" Share your stories
"Safe Harbor", detail, Lauren Carrera
You may email -Kira Carrillo Corser Kiracorser@gmail.com
Subject line: Fish Tales
Why you care about fish or saving ocean resources? Video should be 1 to 3
minutes long and shot horizontally,
not vertically on an Iphone or other
video recording equipment.
Do you want an Avatar Photo of
yourself merged with an ocean creature?"
Become an Ocean Avatar!
Be a protector,
Photo illustrations on Home Page by Kira Carillo Corser
Thank you Kay Colvin for the wonderful article!
"Artists and scientists from throughout San Diego County have come together for a series of projects that ingeniously fuse the disciplines art and science."
Opening night OMA
Joe Monzo - PAMM
Patricia Frischer- SDVAN
Kira Carrillo Corser - SC
Kazmier Maslanka - PAMM
Jason Rogalski -Urban Succession
& Michelle Kurtis Cole - SC
Special thanks to Jeff Mills who donated the green plastic for our
"Smack of Jellies"