Underwater Sculptures: Jason deCaires Taylor was born in 1974 and he currently lives and works from Lanzarote, which is situated in Canary islands. This artist is with a mission, protect the underwater creatures and save the natural resources. Taylor graduated from the London Institute of Arts in 1998 with a BA Honours in Sculpture and became a fully qualified diving instructor and underwater naturalist. He is also an award winning photographer for showing the ocean in a dramatic way. According to his website, "In 2006, Taylor founded and created the world’s first underwater sculpture park. Situated off the west coast of Grenada in the West Indies it is now listed as one of the Top 25 Wonders of the World by National Geographic and was instrumental in the creation of a National Marine Protected Area by the local Government. Following on in 2009 he co-founded MUSA (Museo Subacuático de Arte), a monumental museum with a collection of over 500 of his sculptural works, submerged off the coast of Cancun, Mexico; described by Forbes as one of the world’s most unique travel destinations. Both these ambitious, permanent public works have a practical, functional aspect, facilitating positive interactions between people and fragile underwater habitats while at the same relieving pressure on natural resources". He is currently working on an underwater museum in the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy the amazing underwater sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor and be amazed.
Artist Link: Know more about Jason DeCaires Taylor