Anne K Adijuwono is a one of a kind, multi-talented artist from Indonesia who cannot dive without her compact camera. Not only being a professional underwater photographer, she also models, mermaidings and paints her vision of her connection to the underwater world on big canvases and fashion items. She also built huge coral reefs gates from trashed styrofoam and plastic bottles to create awareness. She became ADEX Ocean Artist in 2015. She has prepared 25 hand painted pieces representing the endangered species for ADEX 25th anniversary celebration.
Claire is a local student who enjoys looking at things with a new perspective. A newbie in the cosplay community and talented in drawing. Her creative outlook assists her in designing costumes as hobby as presented and made especially for this event. Also aware of this planet’s diminishing state, Claire strives to raise attention to helping the earth in every way she can. Bored of typical crafts found on social media pages, she explores unconventional was to reuse and upcycle old materials.
Join her as she feature her upcycled creations at the Marine Fashion Couture on Saturday, April 13 at 6.20pm onwards.
Ernest Goh is a photographer and visual artist whose work looks at natural history and ecological relationships. His animal portraits have been published in The Fish Book (2011), Chickens(COCKS 2013), and The Gift Book (2014). In 2015. Ernest presented Breakfast at 8 Jungle at 9, a participatory artwork interpreting the great British naturalist and explorer, Alfred Russel Wallace’s time in Asia. His work has been commissioned by and installed at the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, Singapore, collected by the Multimedia Art Museum Moscow, and also resides in corporate, public and private collections internationally.
Kaeshi Chai is a New York City based artist who integrates dance, theatre and teaching to empower and shift consciousness through performance projects such as “Ocean Stories” and PURE (Public Urban Ritual Experiment). She produces the annual PURE Conference focused on topics like Love, Peaceful Warrior and the five elements. She is the artistic director of Bellyqueen, the school and dance company, and facilitates creative labs in which participants generate full-length theatrical dance shows in three to four days.
Artist Mary Sayre is known for her sea life and waterscape paintings. Her love of the ocean is illustrated in oils on canvas and acrylics on marble. Her innovative art form utilizes the veins of the crystalline in the marble creating an elegant yet organic canvas. Her works are exhibited and collected internationally. Scuba diver, sailor, avid traveler and passionate artist, Mary recently traveled to Indonesia serving as “Artist of the Exhibition” with the Ocean Geographic Elysium – Heart of The Triangle Expedition.