Alum Josie Iselin's 'Intertidal Heroes' Pays Homage to Beauty of Sseaweed

Monday, January 05, 2015
LOMPOC REGISTER -- Produced on a flatbed scanner, Iselin’s vibrant portraits of ocean flora reveal the exquisite color and extraordinary forms of more than 200 specimens gathered from tidal pools along both coasts. “She brings the traditional pressed seaweed specimen — invaluable to scientists and beloved by collectors — into a contemporary format, unveiling an often overlooked but fundamental aspect of ocean life that has great value for human health and well being,” the spokeswoman said. Iselin is a San Francisco photographer, writer and book designer with eight books to her credit. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in visual and environmental studies from Harvard College and a Master of Fine Arts degree from San Francisco State University.