Above: AltaSea’s Blue Hour 3: The Warehouse

Business Wire | October 13, 2022

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles presented awards to Sylvia Earle, the famed oceanographer who was the first person to walk the ocean floor solo, and Barbara Stanton’s Entrepreneur Educational Center, Inc. (EECI), a Watts-based nonprofit that focuses on providing at-risk youth with access to good, sustainable jobs. AltaSea President & CEO Terry Tamminen and Founding Executive Director Jenny Krusoe presented the awards at AltaSea’s third annual Blue Hour, an event that connects science, culture, and community by combining art and technology to tell the story of the emerging blue economy…

…The curated art also featured prominent guest artist David LaChapelle, along with a dozen local artists and organizations, including AltaSea community partner Angels Gate Cultural Center and Otis College of Art and Design. The local artists include Taylor Griffith, Sylvia Earle’s grandson. Artists Emma Akmakdjian, Maru Garcia, Ryan Graeff, Blue McRight, Mason Rothschild, Debra Scacco, Jesse Small, and Annie Sperling rounded out the exhibits.

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