Asher Jay's Code Red Countdown Art Exhibition at Muse Art Gallery, Hyderabad
ASH ER JAY Art Director I Artist I Designer I Writer I Activist Asher Jay is an artist, designer, speaker, activist, writer and conservationist. She is a staunch supporter of animal rights, wildlife conservation, and sustainable development, and she uses all her creative faculties to spark engaging visual discourses with audiences across the globe about contemporary ecological and humanitarian concerns. She is the founder of her very own country, The United Flotsam of Garbagea, and she makes public appearances as Garbagea's Dump Dictator for Life and Ambassador to educate audiences of various age groups about the cultural mores and civic obligations embraced by citizens of her plastic provinces. Additionally, Jay produces works for fundraisers under the EnAct (Environmental Activism) banner. She also directed, illustrated and produced an animated short, Transparent Sea, which was awarded "Honorable Mention" at the Blue Film Festival in Monterey. The film has since been amended to include hard facts about plastic consumption for 5 Gyres, who intend to use it as their Ban the Bag PSA.
Her most recent undertaking was a collaborative, global, educational art installation, entitled Message in a Bottle, which was launched by Sea Speak Sphere, a platform Jay developed to foster creative dialogues about marine conservation.
Jay's work and interviews have appeared on Time Out NY, Mission Blue, ScienceLine, Scientific American, See 7 Magazine, Mother Nature Network, Eco Chick, ABC News Local, Green Upgrader, and on several NGO's blog feeds (5 Gyres, Thinking Animals, GWC, USNC UN Women, etc).
Websites: www.asherjay.com, www.garbagea.com, www.seaspeakspheracom Twitter: @pewterpot Facebook: www.facebook.com/Asher.Jay.Art.Activism
Asher Jay's work is currently carried and promoted by the Sea Shepherd Gallery, lndie Walls, Art To Gift, Pangea Seed, National Museum of Animals and Society, Animal History Museum, and Art for Conservation.