Artist Boat is a non-profit organization on Galveston Island, Texas that also utilizes small craft experiences to inspire creativity through the Arts. I have begun submitting work to their annual fund raising 'Float the Boat' auction with a watercolor specifically designed to their annual theme. I have enjoyed challenging myself to create new designs each year.
The Guild of Natural Science Illustrators continues the tradition of training artists as scientists by encouraging members to participate in field studies. Presented at National Conferences on Voyaging Artists, Traditional Maritime Art Forms, Virtual Artist-In-Residence programs and innovative ways to create Digital Collections and Presentations. GNSI Journal articles written on Coastal Cruising, FIELD OPS and book review on the Australian First Fleet~
The s/v PHOENICIA set out to circumnavigate Africa in a 3000 B.C. replica vessel and carried aboard an Expeditionary Artist. Danielle Eubanks agreed to collaborate as a Virtual Artist-in-Residence so we could integrate the voyage into third grade classrooms at White Oak Elementary A+ School in Cape Carteret, North Carolina, USA.
OCEANSWATCH is an expeditionary sail/humanitarian aid organization that partners coastal/island schools, giving them the opportunity to connect with cultures around the world. We partnered White Oak Elementary with St. Michael's School in Garove, PNG (Papua New Guinea), becoming Art-Pen Pals.
Partnered with Marine Science Educator, Lundie Spence from North Carolina State University/Sea Grant, NC Museum of Natural Science and Hammocks Beach State Park for a Nature Journaling Workshop Weekend on a southern outer banks barrier island. Our educational design continues at all three institutions~
Expeditionary adventures can now be published with waypoints, tracking and imagery along the way through integrated GPS technologies. SPOT is a device that tracks your position through satellite links so that you can go "live" while enVOYAGE. WATER TRIBE facilitates expeditionary distance races in NC and FL.