Sea Photography | Ben Hicks
March 30 - August 1, 2016
733 Third Avenue
New York, NY
Nearest Trains: 4, 5, 6, 7, S (from Times Square)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-7pm
About the Artist:
Ben Hicks has journeyed across the Americas and around the globe, capturing the majestic beauty of the natural world. He strives to portray the familiar in extraordinarily original ways, sometimes taking physical risks in the process.
Hicks’ distinctive vision and inimitable approach to photography renders intricately detailed images that captivate viewers and serve as a testament to his enjoyment and reverence of nature.
Through his photography, Hicks aspires to raise environmental awareness by depicting the natural world in a relevant and endearing manner. He is particularly focused on using his photography to communicate the importance of conserving the world’s oceans, and he follows key species, such as sea turtles, that serve as important indicators of the health of the world's marine and coastal ecosystems.
Hicks strives to serve the global community through his art; inspiring others to value conservation and preservation so that future generations might also experience this beauty.
His work has been featured in National Geographic, WWF, National Parks Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Surfing Magazine, Boating Life, ESPN the Magazine and Florida Design, and his client list includes: Absolut Vodka, Electric Visual, ESPN, Marriott, American Top Team, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Interscope Records, Long Island State University, Merrill Lynch, NFL Players Assoc., Humana, Salt Life, Sears, St. Louis Cardinals, The Travel Channel, the University of Michigan and Kirrin Ichiban.
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