Ocean Fishes


Life size reproductions of paintings for Ocean Fishes book and exhibitions hung in Kroon Hall, the environmental studies building at Yale, for the event "The Art of Nature and the Nature of Art: Exploring the Reunion of Arts and Biodiversity Sciences.

Life size reproductions of Ocean Fishes paintings also shown at Mountainfilm in Telluride, Colorado (at 81435 Gallery) May 25th - May 28th, 2012 to coincide with the premier of documentary Picture the Leviathan (seen to the right).

Participants in the Symposium:

Program Introduction
Eleanor Sterling
Director, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History and YIBS External Advisory Board Member

Speaker Introductions
Elizabeth Sidamon-Eristoff
Artist and member of the YIBS External Advisory Board

Amy Meyers
Director, Yale Center for British Art

Robert Peck
Senior Fellow and Curator of Art and Artifacts at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Art and Science in Philadelphia

Alexis Rockman
Artist Picturing the Unimaginable

Mark Dion
Artist Collaborating with the Museum of Natural History

James Prosek
Artist and member of the YIBS External Advisory Board Taxonomy through Art

Caroline Niemczyk
Independent Philanthropy Professional and member of the YIBS External Advisory Board Conservation and Art

Kristof Zyskowski
Vertebrate Zoology Collections Manager, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History Art of the Field Guide

Os Schmitz
Director, Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies, and Professor, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Appreciating the Dynamism in Nature: Impressionistic Perspectives of Species and Landscapes


Download poster for
the event.


Installation Photos


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