Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Art Show Featuring Recycled Beach Finds

Don't miss a special exhibit beginning with a lecture on Tuesday, November 15th at 7 p.m. in honor of National Recycling Day. The art show will feature the work of Nina Cassel Samoiloff (read more about her work HERE) and the pieces she creates using elements she finds washed up on the beaches of Rockport. 

From the NOAA:
NOAA Fisheries Service Sponsors Marine Debris Lecture and Art Show
NOAA Fisheries Service is sponsoring two local artists who have focused recent efforts on the impacts of marine debris in our oceans.  Gloucester’s Karen Ristuben will present her recent sailing expedition from Honolulu to Vancouver, British Columbia to document marine debris in the Pacific Ocean. Nina Cassel Samoiloff will present art work crafted from marine debris collected from Rockport beaches. Her work will be on display in the NOAA Fisheries lobby weekdays from 8:00am – 4:30pm from November 15 until December 15. This event will take place at NOAA Fisheries Service, 55 Great Republic Avenue in Gloucester at 7:00 pm on November 15.  For more information, please contact Eric Hutchins, NOAA Fisheries, at 978-281-9313.