Two of the World’s Foremost Conservation Champions: the Award-Winning Nature Photographers.
Meet two of the world’s most famous wildlife photographers of our generation, the globally celebrated conservation champions Paul Nicklen and Cristina Mittermeier this coming weekend (May 5) in Greenwich at the C. Parker Gallery.
Their iconic photographs are collected by celebrities, rock stars, and royalty, including: Katie Couric, Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Garner, Alec Baldwin, Prince Hussain Aga Kahn, and the International Photography Hall of Fame.
Alongside their SeaLegacy.org foundation, these superstars will reach 12 million with their vital message to protect our planet.
Their exhibition will be on view May 1-June 26. The C. Parker Gallery is partnering with the Town of Greenwich Conservation Commission, the Greenwich Shellfish Commission, and the Greenwich Point Conservancy.
As seen on CNN.
Watch Sea Legacy video HERE.
Cristina Mittermeier was born in Mexico City in 1966. She graduated from the ITESM University in Mexico with a degree in Biochemical Engineering in Marine Sciences. She later attended the Fine Art Photography program at the Corcoran College for the Arts in Washington, D.C. She was named one of National Geographic’s Adventurers of the Year in 2018.
Her Photographs have been exhibited in galleries around the World, including Hilton Asmus (Chicago), the Saatchi Gallery (London), C. Parker Gallery (Greenwich), and Eisele Gallery (Cincinnati). She is currently preparing for a solo exhibition at the prestigious Gallerie d’Italia in Turino, Italy.
Mittermeier’s many awards include the Smithsonian Conservation Photographer of the Year; the Humanity Content Creator Award from HIPA; the Imaging Award for Photographers Who Give Back; the Seattle Aquarium’s Sylvia Earle Medal; Travel + Leisure’s Global Vision Award, and was named one of the “100 Latinos Most Committed to Climate Action.”
She is a World Photographic Academy member; was the first female photographer to reach one million followers on Instagram; is a Sony Artisan of Imagery; and aligns with Rolex’s Perpetual Planet initiative on collaborative efforts to preserve the natural world.
*Featured image: Astrapia, by Cristina Mittermeier (2016). Papua, New Guinea 20 x 30 in