"Whale Sighting 2001"
Limited Edition Print : Giclee
Size : 21x36 in | 53x91 cm
Edition : From the edition of 750REDUCEDFAVORITE
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Hand SignedLower Left
Purchased fromGallery 2003
Provenance / HistoryPurchased from Wyland Galleries Waikiki Gallery in 2003
Certificate of AuthenticityWyland Galleries
Robert Wyland - United States
Art Brokerage: Robert Wyland American Artist: The marine wildlife artist Robert Wyland, was born in 1956 in Detroit Michigan. He attended the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit majoring in painting and sculpture. Upon graduation, Wylands' professors, Jay Holland, Russell Keeter and Bill Gerard, recognized his talent and encouraged him to move to the California coast where he could further develop his art. Wyland who paints in watercolors and oils celebrates underwater sea life in his paintings and bronze sculptures. In 1981 after being frustrated by his attempts to capture whales on canvas Wyland painted his first public art titled, "Whaling Wall." After garnering media attention for the artwork he embarked on a quest to complete 100 Whaling Walls by 2011 to raise public awareness of sea life. In 1993 he founded the Wyland Foundation to promote and protect ocean resources through life-sized public art, educational programs and support for environmental groups. In 1998 the United Nations proclaimed him the official artist for the International Year of the Ocean. Listings Wanted.