Team

cropped-savethereef_contact_doris.jpgDoris Florig  Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Leader of Save the Reef, flowing through life as a fiber sculptor and tapestry weaver. Check Out: Instagram Website

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Lisa Ann Almeida, New Hampshire – eager to contribute to the cause by weaving small sea grass tapestries. Check Out: Website Instagram

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Susie Kossmann, Ohio and Colorado – Needle Felting wool and alpaca fleece into 2D and 3D marine life critters for the Save the Reef project and lessening my carbon footprint are my efforts to raise awareness of our troubled oceans.
 
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Lydia Godfrey Evans, Chicago, Illinois operator of an old fashion letter press preparing to print beautiful embossed conservation messages on handmade paper. Check Out: instagram

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Janette Gross, Santa Cruz, California – lives on Monterrey Bay National Marine Sanctuary caring immensely about the health of the oceans. She specializes in creative wedge weaving. 

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Carrie Staples, Potomac, Maryland – observing the flight of coastal birds and translating that freedom into the process of origami.

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Lindsey Marshall, UK. – Knowing that the message of Saving the Reef is an important one even if you live far from the reef. Her top-notch skill of making art through knotting and wrapping fibres to create a family of squid.

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Pam Australia – Choosing colors and dyeing fibers for the weaving letter for the title of each of the three eco zones. Check Out: Instagram

 

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Lin Benley Keeling, El Paso, Tx. – Highly skilled at wrapping fibers with a creative spirit, naturally flowing and evolving throughout the process of coiling and tapestry weaving.

Check Out: Website

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           Woody Woodiwiss, Ontario, Canada and cruising sailor of the Caribbean – Photographing underwater life and laying out our promotional packet. Check Out: Website

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Justin Okinga, Jackson Wyoming – Committed to getting our message to the public by developing our Save the Reef website. Photographer and videographer.  Check Out: Website More…

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Taryn Gustafson, Bellingham, Washington – making sea fan sculptures, both damaged and healthy. Currently a biology PhD student.

Check Out: Website Instagram

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Susie Yin, NY,NY. – Felting fish as she travels across the USA.

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Reuel Sample, Act 242 Consulting and Marketing while cruising the waters of  Florida and the Bahamas. Check out: website

 

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Reade Dornan, Jackson, Wyoming. Retired professor of English. Weaver. Sewing of installation components.

Myla Collier,  – Weaving a water piece.

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Lialia Kuchma, Chicago – weaver of tapestries “talking to the trees”

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Andrea Theisson, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania – Tapestry weaver showing the effects of hurricanes due to the of the mangroves. Check out: website blogspot

 

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Roseline Young, Fort Myers, Leader of the Florida weavers group. Working on the destruction of the oil rig display.  Checkout:website

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Etta Rosen, Boston, MA. Mixed media artist.  Needle felter of the baby sea turtles.

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Allison Grove, Townsend, Montana. tapestry weaver, grower of indigo plants and dyer.       checkout: website facebook

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Bette Godfrey, Chelsea, Vermont, Calligrapher                                                                              

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Matt Daly, Jackson Hole, Wyoming Save the Reef poet.

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Julie Vaneenenaam, Jackson Hole, Installation specialist.                                                                                                                                                                      ~

Dennis Clancy, Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Cruising Sailor, husband of Doris Florig. Color Consultant.

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Tootsie Jablonski, North Carolina – Working with Doris in making free standing, three-dimensional mangrove trees. Also, experimenting dyes with a plan to make the backdrop for the mangrove forest.

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Obradoirade deTapices Galicia, Students from this school wove the traditional sailing vessel for the SAVE the REEF exhibition. Check out: Instagram

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Janine Broscious,  Rug hooker. checkout:  instagram  Blog Shop

 RESEARCH SUPPORT TEAM

Juan, Mexico – Supplying facts and predictions about the situation of our environment.