Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea – An Exhibit

May 25, 2017
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Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea is an exhibit that I can’t wait to see!

The exhibit features large beautifully designed marine life sculptures made of plastic pollution. The marine debris is collected through volunteer and community clean ups and transformed into larger-than-life sculptures to help teach people about environmental conservation and sustainability through art.

READ MORE about Angela Haseltine Pozzi, Lead Artist and Executive Director of WashedAshore, based in Banden, Oregon.

The exhibit is showing at a number of locations around the country.  If you happen to be in any of these areas through the Fall, go check out it out.  I’m heading to Richmond!


 Here are the locations for the exhibit:

Reiman Gardens, Ames, Iowa
April 29 – October 31, 2017

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Tacoma, Washington
April 22 – October 21, 2017

Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
March 15 – September, 2017

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History – Sant Ocean Hall, Washington, DC, On-going

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Rustic Seaside Waterman’s Cabin

June 13, 2016
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This light filled painting with shimmering water and atmospheric qualities makes "Seaside Waterman's Cabin" simply sing!

SEASIDE WATERMAN’S CABIN © Barbara J Hart is oil on canvas board and measures 6″x6″


On the Atlantic side of the Eastern Shore of Virginia you can see a few rustic cabins built on stilts and perched on the marshland along the remote barrier islands. These tiny cabins were used by watermen to guard their oyster beds from poachers. There are only a few still standing due to the weather and waves that continually reshape this chain of islands. I couldn’t resist painting this little gem of a cabin with the shimmering water and atmospheric qualities of the afternoon sun.


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