guardian_of_the_reef_ocean art, ocean artist, ocean activist, Caymen IslandsThe Guardian of the Reef, a13-foot sculpture of mythological creature destined to be an artificial reef in the Cayman Islands will be on display at the Diving Equipment & Marketing Association’s Show (DEMA) in Orlando November 6 – 9, 2013

On his way to the sandy flat that will become his permanent home in the Cayman Islands, the Guardian of the Reef is making an interim stop in Orlando where he will be on display at DEMA booth #1067 near the Cayman Islands section.


Divetech Commissioned Ocean Sculpture

Jay and Nancy Easterbrook of Grand Cayman’s Divetech who commissioned the work to celebrate Divetech’s 20th anniversary.  Canadian artist Simon Morris who created the sculpture, and Rogest, the artist who created the original painting of the Guardian will also be available at the booth.

After DEMA the sculpture will be shipped to Grand Cayman and, sometime in January, sunk on a sandy flat in 65 feet of water just off Lighthouse Point on the island’s northwest point where he will take up his sentry post guarding Cayman’s reefs.


Artist Simon Morris

Artist Simon Morris will be available for interviews daily from 12 – 12:30 pm and 4 – 4:30 pm at the Divetech booth. Fo more info visit
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