All posts tagged artist

Dr. Valeria Vergara, marine mammal research scientist and expert on beluga whales

Dr. Valeria Vergara—a marine mammal research scientist with the Ocean Wise Conservation Association, who has spent much of her career studying beluga whales, with a particular emphasis on their acoustic communication—recalls gravitating toward animals during childhood, growing up in Buenos Aires, in a house populated with pets. Read more…

Jane O’Hara, animal advocate and artist

Jane O’Hara—the animal advocate and artist whose paintings explore animal issues, depict their plight, and explore our relationships with them–recalls growing up in a family where animals didn’t have much of a presence, but she liked them. Read more…

Marcia Martin–ordained minister, artist, sculptor and author

Marcia Martin, an ordained minister, artist, sculptor–and author of “Bandy: The True Tale Of A Courageous Cape Cod Canada Goose”–discusses the uncommon background and path that ultimately led to her enormously uncommon relationship with a Canada goose named Bandy, an enchanting saga about trust, friendship, faith (and a goose!) that she’s chronicled in this warm, sprightly book. [www.BandyTheGoose.com] Read more…