In Wyland's own very appropriate words, "if one kid grows up to be another Cousteau, our efforts will have been worthwhile".
- Carl Levin, United States Senator
Wyland Upcoming Events
Wyland Gallery Show-Fort Lauderdale, FLFriday, February 27 / 6-10 pm / 822 E. Las Olas Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Wyland Gallery Show-Fort Lauderdale, FLSaturday, February 28 / 6-10 pm / 822 E. Las Olas Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
WONDERS OF WYLAND RECEPTIONFriday, March 6, 2015 / 6:30-9 p.m. / The Terrace Salon at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel / 1 Ritz Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is proud to join with renowned marine life artist Wyland for “Whales, Wonders, and Wyland.” The collaboration includes an overnight experience, a display of more than twenty-five Wyland original paintings, limited editions, and sculptures throughout the resort, as well as an exclusive reception for guests to meet Wyland and enjoy a special multi-media retrospective of Wyland’s Whaling Wall public mural project. Wyland is also the Grand Marshal for the 2015 Festival of WhalesThe Wonders of Wyland Reception will be held Friday, March 6, 2015. The evening will include film highlights from Wyland’s thirty-year campaign to create 100 life size marine life murals in more than 12 countries around the world. Spanning the sides of skyscrapers, sports arenas, and structures, these landmark public murals have captured the imagination of millions and helped inspire a new generation to become better stewards for our environment. Through original video footage and photographs, guests will get an up-close look at the murals and one man's dream to change the landscape of art - and to create a gentle reminder to communities around the world that everyone, everywhere can make a difference.
The Wonders of Wyland Reception will also feature Wyland painting twelve original sumi brush paintings to be auctioned off that evening. Sumi brush paintings are done in traditional Chinese brush-style with black ink on paper. The reception is $125 per person, with $25 of the ticket price going to support the Wyland Foundation. Reservations are required for the reception, for more information and tickets visit Wonders of Wyland Reception