Above: Image Courtesy artist Taylor Griffith.

American for the Arts | December 14, 2022

Since December 2021, artist Taylor Griffith has collaborated with Angels Gate Cultural Center and AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles to engage the intersection of art and the ocean. One of 16 Artists At Work fellows in the Los Angeles region, Griffith is focused on an 8-mile region of the southern California coastline from San Pedro to Palos Verdes. These rocky shores are home to a three-dimensional kelp forest ecosystem that is essential to tackling climate change. Throughout his residency, Griffith held panel discussions between local artists and scientists, art making workshops that will result in a community sculpture, and two art exhibits that offered multiple ways of experiencing an underwater forest.

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