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Artist Guy Harvey on How He Captures Life Under the Sea

How did Guy Harvey become one of the most famous marine wildlife artists in the world? According to him, it took “a little bit of Jacques Cousteau, a little bit of Raphael, and a lot of time underwater.” That hard work paid off.  It’s difficult to think of another modern public figure more closely associated with oceanic life than Guy Harvey. His marine artwork is internationally acclaimed, his underwater conservation work is unparalleled, and his “wearable art” is hugely popular—people proudly...

Behind the Artist: Guy Harvey

Guy Harvey has spent his life studying and exploring the sea. Through his artistic vision, he shares that passion with the world. Harvey was born in 1955 in Bad Lippspringe, Germany while his father served in the British Army. However, Harvey and his family immigrated to Jamaica shortly after, making him a 10th generation Jamaican of English heritage. Living on the island fueled Harvey’s passion for the ocean and its inhabitants. Harvey graduated with honors in marine biology from Aberdeen Unive...

Park West Sponsors Mako Shark with Guy Harvey

Cheer on the Park West Gallery mako shark in real time as it races against other sharks to see which can swim the most. The Park West Foundation is supporting artist and scientist Guy Harvey and his institute’s research through sponsoring the tracking of a mako shark. The shark is part of the “Guy Harvey’s Great Shark Race” tracking project. Sponsored sharks are monitored simultaneously to see which travels the longest distance in a six-month time period. Park West Gallery’s sponsored shark is n...

Meet Guy Harvey at SeaWorld this Weekend

Marine life artist and scientist Guy Harvey is making a splash at SeaWorld Orlando this weekend to educate guests about the world of sharks. On November 19 and 20, Harvey is joining SeaWorld Orlando to host a number of special events at its park. Tickets to the events are required in addition to park admission. The first event is the Sharks Up Close Tour. Harvey will take visitors on a tour of the park’s “Shark Encounter” attraction, a 700,000-gallon habitat that houses a variety of sharks. Join...