Marine Life Artist Wyland has earned
the distinction as one of America’s most unique creative influences, and a leading
advocate for marine resource conservation. An accomplished painter, sculptor, photographer, writer, and SCUBA diver, he has
traveled the farthest reaches of the globe for more than twenty-five years, capturing the raw power and beauty of the undersea
His non-profit Wyland Foundation has supported numerous conservation programs since 1993, including Wyland’s
monumental Whaling Wall mural project — an epic series of more than ninety-one life size marine life murals that spans
twelve countries on four continents, and is viewed by an estimated 1 billion people every year. The artist’s efforts,
moreover, have been recognized by the United Nations, Sierra Club, the Underwater Academy of Arts and Sciences, where he is
listed among its Diving Hall of Fame, and private and public institutions throughout the world.
Hailed a “Marine Michaelangelo”
by USA Today, Wyland’s work is sought by millions of collectors and his galleries throughout the United States are considered a must-see on the itineraries
of travelers everywhere. His equally successful Wyland Foundation, in partnership with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography,
is actively engaged in teaching millions of students around engaged in teaching millions of students around our oceans, rivers,
lakes, streams, and wetlands.
Listed in Who’s Who in American Art, the Guinness Book of World Records, and many
other national and international publications, the multi-faceted artist has even hosted several series for television, including,
“Wyland’s Ocean World” on the Discovery Channel’s Animal Planet Network. Today, he is considered one
of the most influential artists of the 21st Century, with artwork in museums, corporate collections, and private homes in
more than one hundred countries.