Bailey Ferguson is a visual artist exploring above and below the sea surface.
“My paintings are inspired by ocean environments, such as point breaks, coral reefs, and geological features. I use color, texture, and line to suggest change and energy. For me, the turbulence of water reflects life’s ups and downs, and the fragility of natural systems speaks to the age of the Anthropocene. I aim for my work to remind the viewer of their own resiliency and encourage further protection for the outdoor spaces that provide equanimity in moments of chaos."
Ferguson earned a BFA in Studio Art from the University of Denver and a BFA in Communication Design from the Metropolitan State University of Denver. She studied at Studio Art International in Florence, Italy. Recent honors include a solo exhibition, Under the Liquid Veil, at the Wailoa Art and Cultural Center in Hilo, Hawai’i; an Artist-At-Sea Residency sailing from Honolulu to Fiji aboard the Research Vessel Falkor with the Schmidt Ocean Institute; and Ferguson’s work was recently featured in the Proceedings of the Academy of the Natural Sciences.
Bailey Ferguson is represented by Tiffany's Art Agency on Hawai'i Island.