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
Bow Seat Announces Winners of 2018 Marine Debris Creative Advocacy...
September 25, 2018
Today, Bow Seat announced the winners of its Marine Debris Creative Advocacy Competition, which challenged middle and high school students...
Bow Seat and Conservation Law Foundation Launch Student Art Competition...
September 19, 2018
Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs and Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) have launched the Healthy Whale, Healthy Ocean Challenge, which will...
Alumni Spotlight: Young Women in STEM
July 31, 2018
by Lily Bermel, Future Blue Intern As the summer is quickly wrapping up, I was able to squeeze in two...
Age 13, Woldingham, United Kingdom
“Before participating in this Contest I didn’t know much about ocean pollution, and to be honest, I’m still not an expert on the subject. But when I was writing my poem, I felt like I was part of the ocean.”