Conservationist, educator, sculptor, and artist Robert Wyland is known for his full-size, marine life murals and his educational efforts in conservation. His work has taken him around the world to document the effects of climate change. Through several televised specials and series, he has highlighted the importance of environmentalism and brought his cause and art to a wide audience. The 2008 dedication of his 100th life-sized mural marked the completion of a 27-year journey spanning 110 countries. Hands Across the Oceans is the fruition of artist Robert Wyland’s vision to promote ocean conservation through public art.
His prominent public work has garnered many awards, as have his galleries and non-profit Wyland Foundation, where he continues to support environmental causes and offer educational programs. Robert Wyland’s sculptures and prints are displayed in museums, corporate offices, and homes in over 100 countries. Discover other collectible animal sculptures at auction and online.