"I think one of the reasons I like ocean life is that it looks really familiar to us but also extremely alien in a way. Coral is so similar to above water plant forms, but is so bizarre and weird at times! I love that."
-- Lauren Kussro
"The underwater world is such a mystery. From the depths of the oceans to just below the surface of your neighbor’s swimming pool, there is a hidden world of opportunities. Uniting this world with our best friends is just exhilarating!"
"My work is nourished by symbols, stories, traditions, rituals, experiences, and by permanently returning to admire the iconography of ancestral world cultures, especially Peruvian culture – which are extraordinary and fascinating," said Maximo LaRead more
Bekman said, “I was always fascinated by nature and its beauty. In my family, museum and gallery visits were common, and my family taught me to really see things through careful observation.” The ocean was very much part of Bekman’s childhood.Read more