Sailor's Knot

Edit Artwork | Wallhanging by Rachel Ivanyi | Artists for Conservation
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Sailor's Knot

Wallhanging
Dimensions:
25.00" H x 25.00" W
Medium:
Watercolor
Year Completed:
2016
Subject(s):
Sea Snake
Original for Sale:
Original Available
Available as Ltd Edition:
Yes
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$5,800 USD

The yellow-bellied sea snake, Hydrophis platura, ties itself into a knot to shed its skin and rub off parasites. Amazed by this, I wondered about the remote possibility of it creating a specific "sailor's" knot. I used this visual metaphor to focus attention on the struggle between a fisherman's need to feed his family and protecting the inhabitants of our Sonoran Sea from unsustainable fishing practices. 25% pledge of sale price donated to Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Available Editions of this Artwork

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Open $250.00 USD

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