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Artist: Dr. Sian Proctor
Year created: February 2021
Medium: Metallic markers
Dimensions: 9"H x 11"W x 1"D
Signed by the artist
Signed Area: back
This piece is framed
Description of piece:
Seeker is a one-of-a-kind original art piece by artist and astronaut, Dr. Sian Proctor that carries a deep history of having traveled across the world! It has traveled from the bottom of the Mariana Trench, the deepest oceanic trench on earth, to 365 miles into space, and down to the Titanic shipwreck!
Dr. Proctor is a geoscientist, explorer, space artist, and astronaut. She is the mission pilot for the Inspiration4 all-civilian orbital mission to space. She is also one of The Explorer’s Club 50: Fifty People Changing the World. Her motto is called Space2inspire where she encourages people to use their unique, one-of-a-kind strengths, and passion to inspire those within their reach and beyond. She believes that we need to actively strive for a J.E.D.I. space: a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive space as we advance human spaceflight. She uses her afrofuturism space art to encourage conversations about women of color in the space industry. To learn more about Dr. Proctor, click here.
Richard Garriott reading Seeker from Mariana Trench, the deepest oceanic trench on earth.
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