Clinton Presidential Center’s Washed Ashore Exhibit to Undergo Second Phase in June

 

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The Clinton Presidential Center is currently presenting Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea. The temporary exhibit is a striking display of how pollution affects our oceans and waterways. Through more than 20 giant sea creatures created entirely out of plastic and refuse, Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea has taken the Clinton Center by storm.

 

By pushing an “every action counts” message, educational signage accompanies the larger-than-life sculptures for a learning environment designed for audiences of all ages. President Bill Clinton pushed for recognition and conservation of our oceans and waterways during his presidency. At the 1988 National Ocean Conference, President Clinton said, “Hope, creativity, [and] imagination will be required to meet the challenges we face with our oceans.”

 

Artist Angela Hasseltine Pozzi created Washed Ashore with this preservation in mind. After seeing alarming amounts of refuse on the Oregon coastline, she decided to take her creativity and shape it into an informative and beautiful outlet for others.

 

Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea will be displayed in two of the Clinton Center’s galleries, as well as outside the center’s entrance. A styrofoam drumset and a Reef at Risk walkalong display will allow visitors to interact with the Washed Ashore exhibit. The exhibit presents an opportunity for the Clinton Center to reflect on President Clinton’s efforts to preserve the sea while in office and provide beautiful art that showcases actions being taken today.

 

Starting this June, Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea will begin displaying more sculptures during their second phase, like Priscilla the Parrot Fish, a 16-foot-long octopus weighing over 1,500 pounds.

 

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