Posted by April on January 26 2018
Dr. Sylvia Earle was the winner of the 2009 Ted Prize. Her Ted Talk Wish:
I wish you would use all means at your disposal—films, expeditions, the web, new submarines—to create a campaign to ignite public support for a global network of marine protected areas; Hope Spots large enough to save and restore the blue heart of the planet.
Sylvia Earle is President and Chairman of Mission Blue / The Sylvia Earle Alliance. She is a National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence, and is called Her Deepness by the New Yorker and the New York Times, Living Legend by the Library of Congress, and first Hero for the Planet by Time Magazine. She is an oceanographer, explorer, author and lecturer with experience as a field research scientist, government official, and director for several corporate and non-profit organizations.
Posted by April Waters on January 26 2017
Portrait of Major Edward Allworth, WW1 Medal of Honor recipient.
Oil on canvas, 48 by 34”.
Oregon Percent for Art Collection.
Location: Lobby of The Edward Allworth Veterans' Home, Lebanon, Oregon.
Waters' portrait of Major Edward Allworth was commissioned by Oregon Percent for Art and the Oregon Department of Veteran's Affairs for the Edward Allworth Veteran's Home in Lebanon, Oregon. Allworth was a Medal of Honor Recipient in World War 1. After distinguishing himself in war, he returned to Oregon and was the Director of the Oregon State University Memorial Union for over 30 years.
The portrait plus two additional paintings ("Seal Cove, Salmon River Estuary" and Wizard Island Sky, Crater Lake) are now in the collection of the State of Oregon and will be permanently exhibited at the Edward Allworth Veteran's Home.
"The Oregon Veterans' Home in Lebanon is proud to have the portrait of Edward C. Allworth, by artist April Waters, on display at our fine facility. Truly this isThe Place Where Honor Lives, and we are honored to have three of Waters' paintings showcased. We all love the paintings, they've really enhanced our facility and the lives of our veterans."
- Jeremy Woodall, Director of the Edward Allworth Veteran's Home
Posted by April on April 9 2016
Oil on Canvas, 40 by 60 inches. Private Commission.
Posted by April on December 10 2014
Oil on canvas, 36 by 40 inches, Private Collection.
Posted by April on October 18 2014
Recipient of an Honorarium Award at the 'Oregon Artist Series, Northwest Art from the Collection of the Hallie Ford Art Museum', Salem Conference Center, Salem, Oregon, March 2014 to March 2015
Posted by April on September 11 2014
Art in Embassies Exhibition in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Posted by April on January 7 2014
Oil on canvas, 38 by 56 inches. Commissioned work.
Posted by April on September 5 2013
26 by 30"
Oil on Canvas
Posted by April on April 30 2013
'Rockwater, Opal Creek'
Oil on Canvas, 26 by 54 inches.
Posted by April on October 27 2012
Opal Creek Waters was commissioned for the Law office of Ryan Collier in Salem, Oregon
Oil on Canvas, 36 by 76 inches
Posted by April on September 2 2012
Opal Pool, Opal Creek Wilderness, 64 by 48 inches.
Posted by April on November 24 2011
The painting, "One Water", oil on linen, 36 by 88", was recently purchased by the Oregon Percent for Art Program. It is displayed in the new Health and Wellness Center at Western Oregon University.