Empowering youth to connect, create, and communicate for our blue planet

Congratulations 2021
Winners!

Water Rising invited students to tackle issues like access to safe water, drought and flooding, displacement, and food insecurity. View the powerful new collection of Visual Art, Film, Interactive & Multimedia, Music, Dance, Poetry, Spoken Word, and Creative Writing from young creators around the world.

10th Anniversary Timeline

2021 marks our 10th annual Ocean Awareness Contest and 10 years of inspiring young ocean caretakers through creative expression. Check out our new interactive timeline to learn more about our program history and exciting milestones!
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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2021 Ocean Awareness Contest:...

November 16, 2021

Message from Founder and President Linda Cabot As we wrap up the 2021 Ocean Awareness Contest, the COP26 climate conference...

Bow Seat Announces Student Winners of Global Environmental Arts Competition...

November 16, 2021

(Featured Student Artist: "Unusual New Coming" by Roy Kim, 17, California) (Boston, MA) – Today Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs...

10 Student Stories to Celebrate 10 Years: Duy Quang Mai

October 28, 2021

In celebration of 10 years of Bow Seat’s Ocean Awareness Contest, we are showcasing some of the young artists who...

Events

December
9
Deep Dive Series
Virtual
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On View
Bow Seat at the Huntsman Marine Science Center
St. Andrews, Canada
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On View
Art Exhibit at New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford, MA
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Isabella Hollis
Age 17, Texas

“Through my artwork, I hope to reach out to people that I would never have gotten the opportunity to reach otherwise. Hopefully this will inspire support for our cause of reducing – and eventually eliminating – ocean pollution.”