Ocean Art: Paintings of Amazing Sea Creatures

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Lily Simonson, Don't Judge the Tubeworms, 2007, Oil on canvas, 60x84 inches.

Credit: Lilly Simonson.
Giant tubeworms, Riftiapachyptila, originally discovered at the Galápagos Rift in 1977. Among the first known creatures to subsist off of methane…Read More »

and sulfur hydrothermal vents, they become emblems of art and science's shared passion for exploration and discovery.    Less «
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Katherine Harmon Courage is an award-winning freelance journalist and contributing editor for Scientific American. She has written for The New York Times, Wired, Gourmet, Popular Science, Prevention, and others, covering everything from breaking science news to features about food. She is the author of the book Octopus! The Most Mysterious Creature In the Sea, and her work was featured in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013. She graduated from Vassar College with an honor's degree in English and earned a master's degree from the University of Missouri's School of Journalism. She lives in Colorado, where she also competes in marathons and triathlons. Follow her on Twitter @KHCourage, and read more on her website
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