Meet the creator of Worlds First underwater sculpture park – Jason deCaires Taylor

Jason deCaires Taylor is an internationally acclaimed sculptor who creates underwater living installations, offering viewers mysterious, ephemeral encounters and fleeting glimmers of another world where art develops from the effects of nature on the efforts of man.

Taylor a graduated from London Institute of Arts with a BA Honors in Sculpture was a fully qualified diving instructor and underwater naturalist until he started venturing into deep in ocean art. Taylor is founder and creator of the world’s first underwater sculpture park in west coast of Grenada which according to National Geographic is one of the Top 25 Wonders of the World . Apart from this Taylor has co-founded MUSA (Museo Subacuático de Arte), a monumental museum with a collection of over 500 of his sculptural works, submerged off the coast of Cancun, Mexico; described by Forbes as one of the world’s most unique travel destinations and in year 2014 Taylor submerged “Ocean Atlas” in the Bahamas, which is currently the largest single underwater sculpture in the world measuring 5 meters high and weighing over 60 tons.

Jason Taylor works of art seek to encourage environmental awareness, instigate social change and lead us to appreciate the breathtaking natural beauty of the underwater world.

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