Imagine Your Park, Imagine The Art is a public sculpture by commissioned by Monmouth Arts in collaboration with U.S. National Park Service, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook Unit, NJ. Imagine Your Park was a grant initiative from the National Endowment for the Arts created in partnership with the National Park Service to engage people with memorable places and landscapes of the National Park System. Presented here is a variety of foam pieces collected from October 2014 through July 2016 Clean Ocean Action Beach Sweeps. This work emphasizes the need to understand our collective responsibility to preserve the beauty and bounties of the natural world and to be mindful that we are guests and stewards of a planet worth saving for current and future generations to experience. The project culminates in a Zero Waste Festival which will be held on Sept. 17 & 18, 2016 at Sandy Hook National Park.
Photos courtesy of McKay Imaging Photography