With Anna Dibble
Today’s Daughter of Change is Anna Dibble, founding director of Gulf of Maine EcoArts, visual artist, and writer.
Anna’s paintings have been featured in solo, group, and invitational exhibitions in museums, cultural centers, and galleries for over forty years.
She was a freelance writer, music composer, and co-designer for multiple animated shorts on Children’s Television Workshop’s Sesame Street. She has designed and created sets for opera and theater and taught workshops in both visual arts and writing in Vermont and Maine schools. In the 1980s and 90s, she worked in commercial and independent animation in Los Angeles including feature films, television specials, and theatrical shorts.
Primarily a self-taught visual artist from a family of self-taught professional artists, she studied at Parsons, New School, Boston Museum School, Vermont Studio Center, Pittsburg Art Institute, and learned from mentors including her father,
In 2018 Anna designed and launched a multi-year collaborative public art/ocean science initiative: The Gulf of Maine Ecology Arts Project, which focuses on the changes in biodiversity in the Gulf of Maine due to climate change and other human impacts.
Anna and I cover a lot of ground or should I say ocean to cover – let’s dive in!
- Gulf of Maine EcoArts
- Instagram @gulfofmaineecoarts
- Gulf of Maine EcoArts on Facebook @RightWhale207
- Anna Dibble’s Website
- Video with EcoArts’ ’story’: A Dibble narration
- Virtual tour of current Majestic Fragility exhibit
- Bigelow Lab Press release
- Portland Press Herald Article
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