Creativity in Conservation
Each year the Ocean Awareness Contest challenges teens from around the world to explore human impacts on our ocean’s health through Art, Poetry, Prose, Film, and Music.
Making Waves Through the Arts
Our programs inspire ocean conservation through creative investigating and making. We believe art is a powerful way to explore issues impacting our oceans, connect more deeply with nature, and bring communities together to care for our blue planet.Our Story
I. My first love had blue eyes that could swallow the entire galaxy with just one bite. She knew how to allay my sorrows and uplift my meandering hope. I...First Love
Our student gallery showcases art, poetry, prose, and film from past Contest winners. Read, watch, admire, and share!View Gallery
Future Blue: Amplifying Student Voices
June 13, 2018
Hi, everyone! My name is Lily and I am Bow Seat’s Future Blue Intern this summer. I’m a rising sophomore...
Saving Our Oceans Through Art
June 11, 2018
Scholastic News Kids Press Corps: The Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Contest “invites middle schoolers and high schoolers from around the world...
Bow Seat Visits “Sea the Change” Classrooms
May 30, 2018
We at Bow Seat are thrilled to have connected with Emma Pearson, a high school student and the Executive Director...
Age 14, Arkansas
“This program taught me that I can do anything. There is no better feeling than to feel passionate about something and then go out and do something about it… I am ecstatic to know that I can do anything I set my mind to! And I want everyone in my generation to know that they can, too.”