Ocean Impressions

Closing - Thursday, May 24th
Sweetie's Black & White Gallery

475 Francisco Street
San Francisco, CA 94133

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

In this series, artist/marine scientist Ethan Estess uses a Japanese printmaking technique to create impressions of natural and synthetic ocean debris.  


Ethan Estess

 Zen Spiral

Zen Spiral


About the Artist…

Ethan Estess is a Santa Cruz-based artist and marine scientist who communicates about the challenges facing the ocean through sculpture, printmaking, painting, and performance.  He travels extensively for his work as a marine biologist and draws on these experiences to inspire his creative works. 

He holds bachelors and master’s degrees in environmental science from Stanford University where he studied oceanography, mechanical engineering, and studio art.  His artworks are currently exhibited in public and private collections in the United States, Europe, and Japan.